Our client, a leading common law set of Barristers' Chambers in Central London is seeking to employ a Finance Assistant and Administrator to join its highly skilled team. Chambers is at the forefront of change in the legal profession, providing modern, professional and approachable legal services to a wide range of clients throughout the country and abroad. Its self-employed members provide first-class advocacy and practical legal advice in virtually every aspect of civil, family and criminal law. Its skills and experience have led it to be consistently recognised in legal directories and by its professional and lay clients as leaders in all of their core practice areas.
Working within the Director’s office, you will be encouraged to develop your general skills as well as enhance your accounting qualification. More than a bookkeeper and aspiring to be a controller, you will be entrusted with the day to day accounting where an attention to detail is paramount as is the maturity and confidence to interact with senior lawyers. This is a wide role but with depth as well as breadth, supporting the director, who is a Chartered Accountant, by achieving results first time and on time.
Ideally a fully or part qualified accountant, probably AAT, you will manage all aspects of daily / monthly book-keeping (60%) as well assist with general admin (25%) and facilities management (15%). Someone always looking to contribute new ideas but strong enough to ask for guidance and help.
No experience of legal operations is necessary but would be an advantage.
The successful candidate must have experience in the following areas:
Chambers is ideally looking for candidates who are committed to achieving a qualification; for which they will receive full support.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 21st June 2019
Early applications are encouraged and initial interviews for suitable candidates will take place immediately.