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Trust/Accounts Assistant
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Cone Marshall Ltd
  • Mid-size law firm
  • Full-time
  • Auckland Central

The firm

Cone Marshall Limited is a fast growing law firm specialising in trust law.  We offer a friendly, non-corporate but hard-working environment with flexible working time.

The role

We are looking for an energetic and talented Trust/Accounts Assistant. The role includes the accounts payable and credit control function for the firm.  In addition to this, the candidate will be responsible for accurate recording and reconciliation of the firm's trust account.  This is a busy, varied and challenging role in which your fast, effective and efficient working manner along with excellent communication skills will be invaluable for your success.

Your trust account responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Posting trust account transactions
  • Trust accounts reconciliations and review
  • Preparation of monthly report for the Law Society
  • Bank reconciliations

Other accounting functions will cover:

           Accounts Payable

  • Processing and coding of supplier invoices.
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments.
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.

    Credit Control

  • Follow up on overdue customer invoices by email.
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required.
  • Prepare weekly credit control reports.
  • Provide other ad hoc reports when required.

To be successful in this role

You will have:

  • At least two years of account payable experience
  • Solid bank reconciliation experience

You will possess:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Ability to manage confidentiality at all times
  • Knowledge of MS Office at intermediate level

We are looking for a confident, friendly and personable individual who is able to remain calm under pressure.  Beyond technical skills you will be able to work well within the team and independently.  You will be working with two friendly managers and full training will be provided.

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