Business Solutions Assistant

Experience level: Entry level
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Business Solutions
Location: Northampton
The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The role

The main purpose of the role is to work with the financial transactions team in the Operations area of RSG.

  • Assist in ensuring all client SLA’s are met
  • Adhere to all service standards
  • Be a confident point of contact for our clients with regards to general financial queries
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are completed in line with SAR
  • Ensure that all bills, reports and remittance are submitted in line with our clients expectations
Main responsibilities

Production and submission of client bills

Remittance of client funds

  • Investigate discrepancies between the groups finance and case management systems
  • Produce client reports and transaction breakdowns
  • Investigate general financial queries from the business
  • Process supplier invoices
  • To be familiar with and follow the Unit’s policies, procedures and processes
  • Other tasks as appropriate
Skills and qualifications
  • Good written, verbal and numeracy skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise, be organised and efficient
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility with the capability to adapt to change, new practices and cope under pressure but with the ability to recognize when to seek assistance
  • IT Literate and experience of using word & Excel
  • Able to integrate within a team, and able to work on own initiative.
  • Working understanding of Visual Files & SAP
  • Friendly and helpful approach
Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.