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Are you an experienced Legal Cashier, who enjoys the compliance side of the role? Do you work in a finance role within a law firm with knowledge of the Solicitor Accounts rules? We are currently recruiting for a Finance Compliance Specialist to join us on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a role which directly helps to protect the firm.

About the role

Working alongside the Accounts team, this role supports the Finance Operations Manager and wider finance team to help protect the business from financial non-compliance by identifying, investigating and resolving potential breaches of the SRA Accounts Rules and related internal firm policy.

The role would suit someone with a strong legal cashiering background and with experience of processing client monies and the ability to reconcile transactions (including completion statements).

We follow a hybrid model to the way we work, which combines both working from our office in Bristol and from home. Our hybrid working approach is based on a set of key principles centred on trusting our people to deliver what is expected of them. 

To be successful as our Finance Compliance Specialist, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous Legal Finance/Accounting experience
  • An established sound understanding of the SRA Accounts Rules
  • Moderate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent time and workload management, with the ability to perform in a high pressure environment.
  • An analytical mind set and a great problem-solver.
  • Able to communicate and present to individuals and groups at all levels within the Firm.

About Burges Salmon

We offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community. We were delighted to be awarded RollonFriday's “Law Firm of the Year 2022” and listed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021. 

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page. 

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

Any questions regarding the role or the interview process please contact me, Jenna Hazel (Resourcing Business Partner) on jenna.hazel@burges-salmon.com or 0117 307 6060.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If you are interested in applying, please submit an application as soon as you can


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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX
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