• Accounts Assistant

    Job Locations UK-Bath
    Job ID
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About the Role

    This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Assistant seeking to provide assistance in financial related matters. In the role you will ensure the firm complies with Solicitor Accounts Rules.


    Key responsibilities

    • Processing cheques accurately and on time in response to payment requests from internal clients
    • Processing supplier invoices for payment
    • Processing and checking of external bills for payment
    • Daily banking
    • Dealing with enquiries from internal clients
    • Maintaining archive files on the accounts system
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Credit/Debit card payments from clients
    • Dealing with external clients financial queries
    • Supporting finance supervisor in relation to audits
    • Updating breach register for COFA
    • Supporting credit control
    • Processing all internal expense requests forms by BACS/Cheque.
    • Monitoring firms bank accounts for daily transactions of receipts/payments
    • Ensuring all financial procedures comply with Solicitors Accounts Rules
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Finance Partner


    About You

    Skills & Experience: 

    • Previous experience within in a similar role, ideally within professional services
    • Educated to A-level standard
    • Working towards AAT qualification or similar is desirable
    • Exception attention to detail
    • Excellent organisational skills with ability to manage a busy workload
    • Focused on delivering excellent client service 


    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems. 

    About Us



    Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.


    We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.


    And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last four years.


    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.


    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!





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