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Accounts Technician

Accounts Technician

Based at our Hampden Park office

Let us introduce ourselves

Mayo Wynne Baxter has over 170 staff and Partners across our Sussex offices and have been providing advice to the people of Sussex and beyond for over 150 years. We are proud of our heritage and our strong reputation in Sussex, but we have clients based across the globe. You will be joining a firm that prides itself on delivering exceptional service to our clients and to each other, in a friendly and supportive way.

We believe that we are stronger together and that our differences make us strong.We know that we are all more effective and perform at our best when we can completely be ourselves, and that the more diverse perspectives we have, the more we are able to learn, grow and thrive.

We believe in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves, from when and where you work, to how you dress; we focus on outputs.

Meet the Finance team

Our Finance team comprises of 9 individuals who support across the whole firm. The team support with accounting and maintaining an accurate record of the monetary transactions related to the firm.

The firm has recently merged with Amp and a result of this, our clients now have access to more than 900 experts across the group. These include new service areas such as planning, cyber security, data protection and risk management, to name a few.

The opportunity

This is an exceptional opportunity for an Assistant Accounts Technician to join our Finance team. Ideally you will have the ability to work independently and proven experience of being highly numerate and the ability to resolve complex queries and issues. It is envisaged that this will be a full-time role but we are always willing to consider different working patterns.

Your key duties will be

Monitoring the client account for funds received and posting to the correct ledger

All aspects of completions, checking, inputting and sending payments

Reviewing transaction requisitions for payments out: checking for errors / incorrect procedure

Completing client to office / client to client transfers

Reviewing bills submitted on the billing hub: approving, rejecting or editing when needed

Skills and experience you will have:

High degree of knowledge of relevant accounting areas, SRA Accounts Rules, Quality Standard requirements and the firms procedures

A positive and friendly manner in dealing with clients, referrers and colleagues

High standard of interpersonal and communication skills

Key competencies you will need: How we work

a high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a demanding environment

excellent organisational and prioritising skills

the ability to work in a busy team

excellent communication skills

How we work

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.

We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences, and were keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it.

Equal opportunities

MWB encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to join our team.We seek to engage a diverse workforce, focusing on inclusivity and fair treatment for all.We oppose all forms of discrimination and promote equality of opportunity in everything we do.We can make reasonable adjustments for applicants and employees with a disability so please let us know about any specific needs and requirements you have.

East Sussex, England, UK