Position: Legal Accounts Junior – Invoicing
Firm: Hugh J Ward & Co. Solicitors

This is a great opportunity to work in a progressive professional solicitors’ practice. You will work with an experienced finance team using an advanced integrated computer accounting system.

You will be one of 5 staff reporting to the CFO and Accounts Manager.
A mixture of Legal Accounts Junior and Legal Invoice Clerk tasks is performed throughout the month. Such as:
Preparing draft invoices – Liaising with Solicitors and Legal Execs – issuing invoices to clients
Reporting on Debt Recovery (DR) monies recovery to clients – Processing Remittance to clients of DR monies received – Banking transaction support and authorisation for all members of the team. Weekly Reporting clients each week – Download of Bank Statements for various departments
Responsible to one key client for Reporting, Remittances, and Invoicing

About you:
Leaving Certificate with good academic background and/or a proven track record in admin/finance
MS Office computer skills (particularly Excel) is an essential requirement.
Excellent administration skills.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Excellent communication skills – both written and oral.
A strong interest in developing a career in legal accounts.
Experience in a legal firm an advantage but not essential – work ethic and professionalism are more important

Key Competencies:
Eager to learn, enthusiastic and a good communicator.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Flexible team player.
Adaptable, pro-active, positive and helpful.
Ability to get on well with your colleagues at all levels within the firm
Excellent time management skills.
Well organised and methodical.
Good analytical skills.

Leaving Certificate or above

A competitive salary will be commensurate with experience.
For the right candidate in-house and formally accredited training and possible qualifications would be considered, together with salary reviews in line with increasing, performance, responsibilities, and qualifications.