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Finance Assistant

Location: COLCHESTER, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000-24,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 8
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-420555

Reed Accountancy have been approached to partner exclusively with our client in recruiting for a Finance Assistant on a permanent contract for their Colchester Office.

This role will initially be working from home (as all the finance team are at the moment) but will be based in the Colchester office when the office starts to return. Our client envisages that the role will be a mix of office based and working from home, depending on business needs and the successful applicants preference.

The salary for this role is £22,000 - £24,000 and looking for someone ideally with previous experience in a similar role.

Experience of residual balances and commercial conveyancing accounting is highly preferable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Residual Balance administration and general financial assistance for the Real Estate and Projects Department;

Reconciliation of client matters for both office and client ledgers;

Office and client account banking and processing;

Process client and office account payments by BACS/CHAPS;

Archiving of ledger files. Skills and Experience Required

Recent experience achieved within a legal accounts working environment;

Previous experience of residual balance reconciliation and experience of all aspects of commercial conveyancing accounting;

A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation, which is consistently of a high standard;

Good IT skills (competent in Excel and Word);

Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload;

Has a flexible approach to ensure all deadlines are met:

Able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

Willingness to excel within an accounts environment and keen to learn;


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