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Accounts Supervisor

Location: Manchester Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum

A well known and established Legal firm based just outside of the city centre of Manchester is looking for an Accounts Supervisor to add to their Finance team on a full time, permanent basis.

Working closely with the Finance Manager, you will be involved in decision making and therefore this would make a great opportunity for someone looking to have a real impact on the finance team.

You will be joining a dynamic and fast paced finance team therefore applicants should have considerable experience in a busy accounting environment with a strong background team management.

Key aspects of the role will include:

  • Management and supervision of a team of 7 - work allocation, training, performance
    management, review of transactions, and review of workloads
  • Working closely with the Finance Manager in the review of processes and procedures -
    identifying improvements
  • Provide support to Fee Earners and Partners with reports and training
  • Liaise with third parties providing support for queries as required
  • Ensure adherence to the Solicitors Accounts Rules at all time - training of the team as
    required, escalation of breaches to the Accounts Manager
  • On line Banking - upload of supplier BACS report to HSBSnet, approval of payments,
    transfers etc
  • Month end procedures - Counsel fee VAT reconciliation, unallocated credits, ensuring the
    control accounts balance
  • Assist in the annual audit process as required

We are looking for a driven and highly capable candidate to help the grow and motivate the team, improvement in terms of reporting, systems and processes required to underpin both current performance and future growth.

The role offers excellent benefits such as flexible working hours and a welcoming finance team.

If you feel you have the correct attributes for the position, then please don't hesitate to apply by sending your CV to

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