Finance Executive (Maternity Cover)

Salary - Competitive

Leading London set- all applications to ABC Chambers Solutions LLP


Deadline: 1st March 2019 12:00 am

Our client is one of the leading planning, environmental and public law chambers in the country. Based in London in attractive offices, they have a small and friendly support team. They are seeking a full-time Finance Executive to cover maternity leave for 12 months. The finance executive will report to the head of finance who is a qualified accountant.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile BACS and bank account daily
  • Process cheque and BACS payments and send VAT receipt to clients
  • When fees received advise members by sending daily payment summary
  • Complete supplier forms for LA and private practitioners
  • Chase any remittance advices missing from incoming payments
  • Reconcile online event bookings and seminar account
  • Liaise with Government legal department when invoices are rejected to resolve
  • Filter queries coming into BACS@ and FEES@ and either respond and resolve or forward appropriately
  • Resolve overpayment and unallocated payment queries
  • Chase outstanding invoices in respect of in-house seminars and events
  • Correctly allocate prepayments / payments on account once work billed by clerks
  • Process refunds to clients
  • Generate quarterly VAT reports for all members
  • Invoice members for monthly contributions and rent
  • Add invoices to QuickBooks and pay suppliers within agreed timescales
  • Log petty cash and Chambers credit card payments
  • Provide finance reports for barristers and their accountants
  • Support payroll processing activities as required
  • Assist our external fee chasing agency in queries relating to outstanding fees as required
  • Set up direct debits for Chambers to collect member’s contributions

As this is a small business, the post-holder will be expected to demonstrate a high level of flexibility and be prepared to ‘roll sleeves up’ and contribute outside of their job remit from time to time.

Person specification:

Essential academic, professional qualifications and experience:

  • GCSE maths and English

Desired academic, professional qualifications and experience:

  • Quickbooks
  • Petty cash experience
  • General administration experience
  • Experience of the LEX Chambers management software would be an advantage
  • Ability to use MS Excel

Essential competencies:

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Numerate

Desired competencies:

• Personable and friendly
• Self-motivated
• Flexible
• Microsoft word and excel skills

For all enquiries please contact:
ABC Chambers Solutions LLP – 0203 890 8190 3 Waterhouse Square, London EC1N 2SW.

To apply for this role please e-mail a comprehensive CV and cover letter to: or contact one of the team for a confidential discussion:

Elliott Rogers- – 0203 890 8198 – 07402 424414
Bill Conner- – 0203 890 8198 – 07557 670560
Penny Reason-Martin – – 0203 890 8198
Ellen Doughty-– 0203 890 8198