Finance Assistant – Fixed Term Contract

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to cover a maternity leave for our Belfast Finance Department.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual who is ambitious and recognises the opportunity to gain experience in a top tier Corporate Law firm.

This will be a temporary assignment commencing August for approximately 9-10 months. Whilst this role is fixed term there may be a possibility of a permanent placement depending on resourcing requirements at the time.

Working hours are 9am – 5pm, 35 hrs per week but with the demands of a busy law firm there will be a requirement to be flexible with working hours.

Role and responsibilities
  • Accounts Payable – maintaining purchase ledger including invoice entry and payment
  • Processing and payment of employee expenses
  • Data Entry – adding various disbursements to matters
  • Communicating with Fee Earners and colleagues re account enquiries
  • Provide assistance to Finance Department as required
  • Ad hoc administration: filing, bank lodgements, cheque dispatch, photocopying etc.
  • Administering Payments Received
Skills and experience
  • Excellent numerical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team
  • Strong PC application skills
  • Well-developed organisational and administration skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Previous experience in a busy finance department essential