Open Law

Level 3 Accountancy Apprenticeship – Open Law

Accountancy Apprenticeship

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Wage – £4.81 to be confirmed
Duration – 12 months
Start date – 13/02/2023
Posted – 10/01/2023

Working Week:

Monday to Friday 09.00AM to 17.00PM

Apprenticeship level

3

Positions

1

Due to continuous growth, Open Law are offering an exciting opportunity for someone to join there team and gain a qualification in Finance as an apprentice. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for an entry position.

 

The role will include various Accounting and administrative duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

 

  • Performing general administrative duties including typing correspondence, minuting meetings, photocopying, filing, faxing, record keeping.
  • Inputting data onto internal systems with a high level of accuracy.
  • Engaging with clients – sending out documents/answering enquiries etc.
  • Providing excellent customer services to our clients, through incoming and outgoing calls, emails, face to face meetings or by correspondence.
  • Supporting the Accounts Manager and COFA with compliance with SRA Account Rules.
  • Client money management: Maintaining accurate client account records and reconciliations in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Cash transactions: Supporting the Finance Team with daily processing of receipts and payments (both client account and office account) in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Processing receipts, sales invoices and purchase invoices.
  • Bank reconciliation: Supporting the finance team with reconciliation – all bank accounts are reconciled at least monthly, with the main client account and office reconciled daily.
  • SRA Accounts Rules audit: assist the Accounts Manager prepare documents and assist in annual SRA Accounts Rules audit including working with external auditors
  • Client billing: reviewing and posting bills for legal fees; preparing and posting bills for administration and business charges.
  • Ensuring that accounts are accurately monitored and recorded.
  • Balancing accounts and compliance with file closure procedures.
  • Dealing with credit card transactions made at reception over the telephone.
  • Answering the telephone and reading/sending emails to clients in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Desired Skills-
• Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
• Must have a good level of literacy skills.
• IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
• Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
• Good numeracy skills.
• Confident in using email and the internet.
• The successful candidate will be organised.
• Willing to work effectively in the team.

Desired Personal Qualities-
• An enthusiastic individual
• Flexible approach to work in order to meet company needs and key events.
• Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
• Ability to work on own initiative, when required
• Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
• Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
• Friendly and approachable.
• Commitment to undertake continued training and development.

Qualifications

Math’s and English grade 4 or above / Level 2 apprenticeship qualification

About the employer

Open Law

Open Law Britannia Mills Slaithwaite Huddersfield HD7 5HE
Open Law

Closing date: 30/01/2023