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DMA Law is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to support its busy Finance Department.

  • Location: Sunderland office
  • Salary: Depending upon experience
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Basis: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP

Ideally, the applicant should:

  • Possess a good working knowledge of the Solicitors Account Rules
  • Hold AAT Level 2 or above, or hold the ILFM Diploma
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience working within legal accounts
  • Be accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Be trustworthy, proactive, well organised and be able to use their own initiative
  • Work well in a team
  • Be friendly and approachable with a professional manner

Preferable experience, but not essential as training will be given:

  • Use of the SOS Practice Manager accounts package
  • Experience with excel

Responsibilities will include:

  • Accurate and timely processing of day-to-day banking transactions from both office and client accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintenance of the purchase ledger including supplier invoice processing and payment.
  • Checking and processing of client invoices
  • Electronic payments including CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments
  • Regular review and management of client ledgers
  • Management and reconciliation of petty cash
  • Nominal payments
  • Nominal ledger journals
  • Cash flow management and reporting
  • Month end processing and reporting
  • Dealing with general enquiries and administration

Please register your interest for this role by emailing by 22nd March 2024.