Accounts Administrator

Organisation
The Law Society of Scotland
Reference
VAC-10060
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Other
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£22,000
PQE
Other
Expiry Date
19/07/2017
The Interventions Department acts to safeguard clients and the Profession in certain cases where solicitor firms cease to practise. We are now looking for a responsible and experienced SOLAS-qualified Accounts Administrator.

Job Description

The Law Society of Scotland is the professional body for over 11,000 Scottish solicitors and was established in 1949. We have an overarching objective of leading legal excellence, and strive to excel and to be a world-class professional body, understanding and serving the needs of our members and the public. We set and uphold standards to ensure the provision of excellent legal services and ensure the public can have confidence in Scotland’s legal profession.

The Interventions Department acts to safeguard clients and the Profession in certain cases where solicitor firms cease to practise. We are now looking for a responsible and experienced SOLAS-qualified Accounts Administrator with experience in a solicitor’s cashroom and an understanding of the application of the Society’s Accounts Rules, to join our team.

In addition to being SOLAS-qualified, experience of Trust & Executry accounting would be advantageous.  Candidates should be well organised and have good communication skills both on the telephone and in writing.  Key attributes include a flexible approach to changing priorities; team player; and an ability to manage own workload.

As an organisation our Values are Respect, Openness, Progress, Inclusion and Integrity. We strive to embed these in all our interactions with colleagues, members, stakeholders and members of the public.

Further information on this vacancy can be found on our website http://www.lawscot.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us/

This vacancy will close at noon on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

Please note that only applications submitted in the correct format will be considered. 

No CV’s or Agencies please.