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Accounts Manager

Location: BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 32,000-40,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-314095

 Legal Accounts Manager - Brighton - £32,000 - £40,000


I am currently working with am extremely well established and renowned Legal Firm in Brighton. This is a rare opportunity to for a seasoned Accounts Manager with experience the accountancy team in a law firm. My client is a forward thinking firm with an 'open door policy', welcoming all new staff and always taking time to answer questions and train new starters. 

Duties will include:

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Firm’s accounts and financial records
  • Supervision of the Accounts team members, completion of all daily tasks within the team
  • Monitoring performance and completing the firm’s appraisal process.
  • Office Account Reconciliation
  • Standing orders & direct debits, Auto postings and Depreciation journals
  • Daily full reconciliation of the firm’s Office Account.
  • Client Account Reconciliation
  • Monitoring and processing of all client account transactions, including : Chaps, Bacs, Faster
  • Payments and standing order receipts.
  • Daily full reconciliation of the firm’s Client Account.
  • Reviewing daily transaction on the office account and loading into the firm’s cash flow report.
  • Checking completion statements and balances for the Conveyancing & Commercial departments.
  • Processing & checking payments on Bankline and providing authorisation cover when required.
  • Reconciling the Legal Service Commission BACS statement & ensuring prompt posting and actioning of all items.
  • Posting of monthly Legal Help bills & office journals.
  • Processing month-end procedure, including completing bank account reconciliations
  • Running Axxia and management report exports, Axxia system reconciliation and full balance
  • reconciliation.


  • Literate and numerate
  • Good IT skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Tikit P4W.
  • Working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules.
  • Very strong Administration and organisational skills
  • Previously managed an Accounts team
  • Experience in a Solicitors Accounts Department
  • An understanding of Money Laundering Regulations

If you think you'd be a good fit for this exciting opportunity 


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