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Office Assistant (Leading to Apprenticeship), General Office, Rutherford House (Ref 815)
Accounts Administration Assistant (leading to an Apprenticeship) (Ref 814)


Office Assistant (Leading to Apprenticeship), General Office, Rutherford House (Ref 815)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North, has a vacancy for an Office Assistant based at the Rutherford House Office.  

               
The position will involve working as a member of a team within the office undertaking the following duties:

- filing of correspondence

- administration and distribution of correspondence, incoming and outgoing - including   

   internal mail to other branches.

- inputting data on to the case management system

- archiving files

- reception and switchboard cover

The successful applicant will have:

- 5 GCSEs 9 - 4, or equivalent, including Maths, English Language & ICT – essential criteria;

- good interpersonal and organisational and IT skills;

- a willingness to learn to touch type and develop skills as they progress within the Firm.  

Full training will be provided, including undertaking the Apprenticeship, which includes a BTEC Level II Diploma in Business Administration at the Forbes Training Centre in Blackburn.  The hours will be 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, commencing with 20 holidays, plus 8 statutory bank holidays pro rata.  

Forbes Solicitors have an effective ongoing training programme and encourage progression within the firm when suitable opportunities become available.  Details of the apprenticeship, including qualifications and start dates will be discussed at interview.

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 22 February 2019 12:00

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Accounts Administration Assistant (leading to an Apprenticeship) (Ref 814)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North, has a vacancy for an Administration Assistant, leading to an Apprenticeship, to work within the Accounts Department at the Rutherford House office. 

The position will involve working as a member of a team within the office undertaking the following duties:

Preparing daily banking and client/office ledgers

Posting all authorised expenses to the correct nominal ledger accounts

Preparing month end bank reconciliations

Dealing with customer account queries where appropriate

Assisting the Accounts team in maintaining an accurate and complete filing system

Sending out payments on the banking system

Storing daily Audit Trails

Logging in-coming cheques and distributing

Ad hoc tasks and duties as required

The successful applicant will have:

5 GCSEs A to C, or equivalent, including English Language & ICT, and a minimum GCSE grade B (5 or 6) or above, or equivalent, in Maths – essential criteria

Good interpersonal and organisational and IT skills

A willingness to learn to touch type and develop skills as they progress within the firm

Full training will be provided, including undertaking the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration at the Forbes Training Centre in Blackburn. 

 

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 22 February 2019 12:00

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Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation