Part-time legal bookkeeper

REF: 902661_1580124288

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to be recruiting a part time Legal Bookkeeper for a leading law firm situated in the heart of Belfast city centre.

Our client is growing at a rapid rate and has gained excellent exposure with working on the some of the biggest M&A's across Northern Ireland.

We're excited to be recruiting a brand-new part time legal bookkeeper to support the current finance function.

Job: Part time Legal Bookkeeper

This is a fantastic job opportunity for a candidate based on 20 - 25 hours per week, this can be flexible, but a Friday is essential. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the finance function.

Reporting into the Financial Controller your responsibilities:

  • Ensuring accurate daily recording of all financial transactions to the Accounting Software package
  • Raising office and client cheques, and posting to the relevant ledger
  • Receiving cheques and preparing daily bank lodgements
  • Managing client ledgers including the opening and closing of client matters
  • Reviewing draft invoices/statements for accuracy and posting to the accounting system
  • Allocating time recordings against fees billed
  • Ensuring payments are correctly allocated against outstanding invoices
  • Generating and distributing reports as and when required (debtors/WIP etc)
  • Managing the Purchase Ledger
  • Managing petty cash
  • Reviewing expense claims and making payment against properly approved expenditure
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations
  • Assist for month and year end activities


  • Educated to A-Level standard (in a mathematics or business-related subject) or equivalent is essential
  • Previous experience in legal bookkeeping role is desirable
  • Possess a good understanding of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines is essential

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Stephen Turkington, Manager at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs

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