Law Accountant

7 days left

Location
Glasgow, Scotland
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Sep 2016
Closes
03 Oct 2016
Ref
00058278
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a Law Accountant to join one of Scotland's foremost personal injury firms processing several thousand claims a year. They pride themselves on a first class, cost-effective claims handling legal service for motor insurers, legal expenses insurers, insurance brokers and individual clients.

You will be required to provide an efficient and effective Law Accountancy process in order to support the Firm's service delivery.

Key Accountabilities:
- Drafting Accounts of Expenses in Sheriff Court and Court of Session
- Intimating the Account of Expenses, ensuring compliance with timescales
- Negotiating settlement of the Account with opposition solicitors and insurers
- Lodging the Account with the court and attending at Diets of Taxation where required
- Ensuring prompt recovery of funds after agreement of expenses has been reached
- Providing internal training on recovery of expenses

Experience and Knowledge Required:
- Experienced Law Accountant, ideally SOLAS qualified
- Computer literacy including proficiency in using MS Office particularly with Excel and Word

Skills Required:
- Strong Negotiating skills
- Ability to challenge current ways of working
- Ability to work under pressure
- Self-motivation
- Ability to prioritise workload and to use initiative
- Willingness to adapt approach where required
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Excellent interpersonal skills

Hours of Work: Full time - 35 hours per week
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Benefits: Company Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday per annum, rising to 30 with length of service, plus 8 public and privilege holidays per annum

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