A Full-Time Financial Administrator required to assist the Head of the Probate and Elderly Client Department and to provide support to the Financial Manager of the firm.
The role will include providing assistance in running a high volume caseload and to provide high quality legal services to clients on a broad range of private client work such as Court of Protection and Deputyship matters, Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills and Tax and Trust Matters.
The work will include the preparation of Estate Accounts, Court of Protection Annual Returns, HMRC Tax Returns and dealing with the administration of the assets and liabilities of clients. The role will also include all aspects of office administration that are involved in the management of the relevant finances and files.
Skills and experience required:
Ideally GCSE A-C in Mathematics and English and an ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel. Some experience would be preferred, but in-house training will be provided in all aspects of Court of Protection and Office of the Public Guardian Practice and the obligations imposed upon Solicitors by the SRA Accounts Rules. The position would suit someone who has a methodical approach to their work.
All training will be provided to anybody who believes that they have the aptitude and that they enjoy working with figures.
Such training could include an opportunity to secure a qualification in Bookkeeping and Accounts as recognised by Level 3 of the Association of Accounting Technicians.
Please forward your CV and a covering letter to us for consideration.