We are recruiting for a Finance Payable Assistant to join our accounts payable team in Bristol. You will report to the Accounts Manager with duties including, but not limited to, compliance of SAR's, making payments, risk & AML compliance, adhering to our internal payment policies, and ensuring client funds are protected. Our Finance Team is a centralised team of 31 staff who sit alongside our Credit Control and Reporting departments.


Your Role

As a Finance Payable Assistant your day to day remit includes:

  • Checking and inputting of payments by BACS / CHAPS and FP out of the firm’s various bank accounts
  • Ensuring funds are clear before making any payments, and that all appropriate due diligence has been undertaken on the payee
  • Posting all payments onto the firms accounting software
  • Issuing cheques to be printed at the firm’s various locations
  • Checking and authorising payments made by other team members
  • Writing back any unpresented, out of date cheques, cancel at the bank and request resubmission / correction


Your Skills and Experience 

  • Have previous experience of working within a busy finance department
  • Experience of working with various banking software applications
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Be competent in all Microsoft office applications, specifically excel
  • Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be able to think laterally to solve problems within an evolving finance team
  • Previous Knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules advantageous


Your Team

Our Finance and Procurement team are key to strategic decision making, providing key management information, data and analysis to ensure our business runs smoothly and that we comply with all our statutory and regulatory obligations. To do this effectively, these teams take responsibility for billing, payments, credit control, purchasing, client accounting, commercial business partnering, reporting, sourcing, buying and more. Our Operational Finance Team is a centralised team who sit alongside our Credit Control and Reporting departments.


About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.


Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.


TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com




Business professionals
Market Rate, Competitive
Closing Date
Saturday 20 July 2024
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