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Accounts Assistant - Bristol

Full Time
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Starting at £20, 000 – negotiable depending on experience
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Kings Court Trust
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Accounts Assistant
Bristol BS1 3LG
Starting at £20,000 – negotiable depending on experience

Closing date – 19/03/18

Interview date – 23/03/2018

An opportunity has arisen for an additional Accounts Assistant to join a busy team in a vibrant office. Working as part of the Finance Team, with responsibility for reconciliation of client money, bank reconciliations for KCT and TR, petty cash reconciliation and credit card reconciliations. Main responsibilities are sales ledger and credit control with experience of bank reconciliations and purchase ledger. The role would suit an enthusiastic, proactive mindset looking to advance their current learning and add value to the wider business. This requirement comes at an extremely exciting time in the business’s history and there is a huge potential for motivated individuals to come into the business and make this role their own.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Bank account reconciliations. The business, being a CLC-regulated entity, operates both office and client accounts and the role is responsible for the reconciliation of both, with particular focus on the CLC Accounts Rules.
  • Preparing distribution of client funds. The role is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of legacies to all beneficiaries using the firm’s accounting and banking software.
  • Processing of employee expenses claims made via credit card, using the businesses expense management and accounts systems. Also acting as super-user of Concur expense management system.
  • Supporting the sales and operation teams with any client account related queries.

Skills & Experience Required:

Experience in a similar role is essential.

  • Minimum of 2 years in a finance-related role (Will consider recent graduate of AAT or Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Management)
  • Advanced Excel skills, and use of all core MS Office functions.
  • Experience of Exchequer, Sage Accounts and Concur Expense Management ideal but not essential.
  • AAT qualified preferable.
  • Integrity, honesty, attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and embrace change and process improvement
  • Competent and reliable team player

Whilst professional experience is of high importance to us as a business in finding the right candidates, it is of equal importance that they are a suitable fit for the culture we offer as a business. We uphold four core values and behaviours: Pro-activity, Professionalism, Pride and Politeness. The right candidate will uphold these values in all aspects of their work whilst inspiring their colleagues to do the same. 

Staff Benefits:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Life assurance policy
  • Company pension (Matched contribution up to 5%)
  • Buy or Sell up to 3 days holiday per year
  • Extra day off for Birthdays
  • Half day off for Christmas shopping
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Office Fruit 

Kings Court Trust:

We aim to be the most successful and respected estate administration business in the UK. A regulated business, founded in 2002, we only do one thing: estate administration. We are totally focused on our purpose, helping families to move on. Our business partners refer their customers to us and we provide our innovative and highly customer focused service to the family. As a result of this, we provide value to our partners. This value can be achieved by tailoring the outcome to the business partner depending on their service or commercial requirements. In the existing solicitor channel we use the Title Research brand. Title Research has a fifty year heritage with solicitors providing specialist people tracing and asset repatriation services worldwide. These services are provided thousands of times a year to existing solicitor customers of Title Research.

We are committed to preventing fraud and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of employees, and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including electronic identity checks, review of references and feedback from past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).   

Company Description

At Kings Court Trust, we occupy a unique, privileged position.

We are called upon at a sensitive time when families are still going through the stages of grief, but there is an acceptance that certain realities need to be addressed.

What can interrupt this healing process? Unnecessary stress. Anxiety. Unexpected obstacles. A gruelling or difficult estate administration experience.

We do everything in our power to make sure that this doesn’t happen to the families that entrust us to take care of their estate administration.

Every action, decision and service we offer goes some way to achieving our purpose - helping you and your family to move on.

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