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Senior Legal Bookkeeper



Northern Ireland


£28000.00 - £33000.00

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Date Posted

29 March, 2021

Do you thrive in a professional, boutique, specialist law firm? Do you want a new challenge where you can establish yourself within a business for a long time? Do you wish to work with consummate professionals on a daily basis?

If so then we’ve got an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Legal Bookkeeper to join an SME boutique legal firm in Dromore Co. Down

Key duties include:

  • Checking and inputting bills.
  • Transferring costs from Client Account to Office Account.
  • Drawing Office Account cheques and posting direct debits that relate to the client’s ledgers.
  • Writing off disbursements and Work in Progress within the agreed limits
  • Aiding non-finance staff (predominantly fee earners) with transaction/client ledger-related queries.
  • Daily banking of client account funds and keying the receipts into the computerised client ledgers.
  • Processing of incoming telegraphic transfers involves checking, recording and crediting the receipts to the correct client’s ledger.
  • Processing of client payments
  • Dealing with any internal and external inquiries, keeping in mind client confidentiality
  • Arranging transfers to and from designated deposit accounts.
  • Dealing with requests for interest calculations.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Previous bookkeeping experience in a legal firm would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders externally and internally

If this sounds like you then click apply for a confidential chat

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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