Accounts Assistant – Southampton


We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual to join our Accounts team in Southampton.

Paris Smith LLP is one of the South’s leading law firms with a clear strategy and vision for the future. We are committed to ensuring that clients have a positive experience with the firm, and to inspire our people to reach their full potential aligned to our values.

The role of the Accounts Assistant is to provide a professional service to all members of staff and clients of the firm. This role will report to the Accounts Manager.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Checking supplier statements
  • Processing expense claims
  • Posting general transactions – to include receipts, cheque payments, direct debits
  • Assisting with opening and closing matters
  • Assisting Accounts team to authorise CHAPS/ Faster payments
  • Providing general support for the Accounts team
  • To gain an understanding of client and matter ledgers

The key attributes for this role:

  • Computer literacy, good keyboard skills with accurate inputting
  • Ability to work in a small team under pressure
  • Previous accounts experience essential
  • Numerate
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Able to follow departmental procedures, whilst still using own initiative

In return we offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive range of benefits and a first-class working environment within a leading regional law practice.

To apply for this job please email a covering letter and C.V. to recruitment@parissmith.co.uk.

Please note that this role will involve working in both the office and at home on a rota basis.