Accounts Assistant

At PCB Solicitors LLP we believe that our clients deserve the best in service and advice. From Litigation and Dispute Resolution to Criminal Law, or Family Matters through to Residential Property and Commercial Property, and sound advice about Wills and estate administration, we pride ourselves on standing out from the crowd with an approachable team who share a can-do attitude.

PCB Solicitors LLP is a modern partnership of solicitors with offices in Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Knighton, Telford, and Ludlow. Wherever we have an office, we dedicate ourselves to the service of the local and surrounding community. Working in Shropshire and Mid-Wales provides the opportunity to live and work in an idyllic rural environment.

PCB Solicitors LLP has been awarded a range of Quality Standards including the Lexcel Quality Mark and CQS accreditation by the Law Society for standards of practice management, demonstrating our commitment to quality and service is absolute.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Accounts Assistant to join our Accounts department, to be based at our Shrewsbury office. Some of the duties you will be expected to carry out are to run and maintain the purchase ledger for business invoices, post client bills to ledgers, process and print cheque payment requests, post and reconcile petty cash transactions for all offices and other ad-hoc accounts duties as required. 

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual who enjoys engaging in business development and will support the growth of the department and firm. The successful candidate will work as part of a friendly, supportive, and approachable team.

You will receive a competitive salary depending on your qualifications and experience and work with a company who are committed to the highest levels of client satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities:

· Identify and allocate receipts from the bank and post to ledgers,

· Deal with bank reconciliations from the previous day,

· Take payments on the card machine in person and on the telephone, and post to ledgers,

· Run and maintain the purchase ledger for business invoices,

· Disbursement postings for Land Registry fees, Search fees and Court fees,

· Set up bank payments for BACS/CHAPS/TT,

· Post client bills to ledgers,

· Client-to-Office transfers for payment of bills,

· Assisting with credit control, nominal analysis, account queries and residual balances,

· Assist the Management Accountant with any additional ad-hoc duties.

Essential Skills:

· Minimum of 2 years Accounts experience required,

· Highly organised with precise attention to detail,

· Be of a reliable and trustworthy nature and retain high levels of confidentiality at all times,

· Proven internal and external communication skills,

· Maintain your continuing professional development requirements,

· Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with the Accounts team and wider firm,

· Ability to work on own initiative and achieve accurate timescales,

· Have a positive approach and strong work ethic.

Job Types:

· Full-time, Permanent.

Schedule:

· Monday to Friday (35 hours per week).

Place of work:

· Shrewsbury: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).

Experience:

· Experience working in an Accounts department is essential,

· Experience working in a Solicitor Accounts is preferred.

Salary:

· £22,000.00 to £28,000.00, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Please contact Emma Baugh emma.baugh@pcblaw.co.uk HR Administrator with a covering letter and CV.