Accounts Administrator

Recruiter
Gowling WLG
Location
Birmingham
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm. We built Gowling WLG to provide clients with legal services at home and around the world, and to help you succeed no matter how challenging the circumstances.

Gowling WLG clients have access to in-depth expertise in key global sectors along with a top-tier suite of legal services. With more than 1,400 legal professionals across offices in 18 cities worldwide and specialised expertise in countries around the globe, we’re positioned to help clients rise to the challenges they face - both today and tomorrow.

Main Purpose of the Job

End to end accounts processing for Cashiering, Purchase Ledger and Billing for Liberate PMS.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Cashiering

  • Client Account cash management
  • Cash allocation against bills
  • Generation of payments via Fee Earner automated cheque requests
  • Cross functional cash management with other Gowling WLG Finance members
  • Liaising with Fee Earners to resolve Cashiering queries and ensure allocation of funds is completed in a timely manner
  • Liaising with the Client Money and Compliance Officer

Billing

  • Posting and production of single and multi-matter invoices via automated draft billing submissions
  • Liaise with Clients on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of billing is maintained
  • Liaising with Fee Earners to resolve billing queries

Purchase Ledger

  • Input and payment of Supplier disbursement invoices
  • Statement reconciliation

Other

  • Any other accounting activities as directed by the Team Leader
  • Providing support to the wider Finance Team

Key skills and experience

  • Excellent SRA AR 2011 knowledge
  • Legal Cashier experience
  • Purchase Ledger and Billing experience
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills

Equal Opportunities

Gowling WLG is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to Equal Opportunities in employment. The firm believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion, caste or belief, age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnerships, surrogacy, adoption and parental rights. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.