22 Mar, 2018

Office / Accounts manager

  • Graham Evans & Partners
  • Swansea
Full time Administration Legal Finance Marketing & Business Development

Job Description

Job Title      : Legal Office Manager

Location      : Swansea

Salary          : competitive salary plus a friendly working environment

A superb opportunity for a motivated Practice/accounts Manager to join Graham Evans & Partners LLP, a busy high street practice with 25 employees, based in the centre of Swansea.

We are looking for someone with a strong commercial acumen to become an integral member of our team. The ideal candidate will possess experience of a general legal practice  and financial management.

This role has arisen due to retirement of our existing accounts and practice manager who has been in the role for 18 years. Due to a recent re-structuring, these are exciting times at the firm and provides an opportunity for an organised practice manager to assist with developing strategy and procedures for the firm.  

The position carries the following main responsibilities:

  • Day to day office and accounts management
  • SRA compliance, money laundering supervision and regulatory matters
  • Solicitor accounts rules compliance
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Cash flow management
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Applying for and maintaining compliance with LAA, Lexcel accreditation/standards
  • Management of the firms legal aid contract
  • Liaising with external regulators, accountants and auditors
  • Ability to think about the more commercial aspects to running a law firm

Advantageous:

  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to deal with payroll
  • Marketing experience
  • HR experience

We require someone who can use their own initiative to deliver positive results. It is preferable you have experience as the practice manager of a law firm. It is important that you will be able to take control of the day-to-day operations of the practice in order to ensure the smooth-running of the firm.

You may desire some flexibility and the firm is prepared to offer this to you in return for your loyalty and commitment. For more information please apply with your CV to CraigJenkins@geplegal.co.uk

Experience

Non-qualified  

Competitive Salary

Yes

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