London, Greater London
£20,000 - £22,500 per year, dependent on experience. For the right candidate there is a full study support package available.
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

DPG is a legal aid firm known for high profile civil liberties & human rights litigation. We do cases that we think matter and which make a difference either to groups or individuals. We have a friendly team of staff committed to the work we do and to making the firm a great place to work. 

Our aim is to create a financially sustainable firm that enables us to use the law to empower our clients to hold the state & those with power to account for its actions and inactions, to fight for human rights, to challenge discrimination and environmental abuses. We aim to do this by working together as a team in accordance with our values which are central to the work we do.

We are looking for a full or part time Accounts Assistant to work alongside our Accounts Manager. This is the ideal role for a mathematically adept person with an interest in IT and problem solving. We are looking for someone who is organised and has good attention to detail and a can-do attitude who likes working in a team. Ideally you have some experience in using Microsoft Excel, a genuine interest in the firm’s aims, and an ability to work under pressure. This is an entry level role that would be suited to a graduate or similar. Lack of relevant work experience is not a hindrance for the right candidate.

Essential:

• Good mathematical abilities.
• Good intellectual abilities.
• Excellent IT skills and an interest in IT including at least intermediate Excel skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.  
• A proven ability to use initiative.
• Superb attention to detail. 
• A methodical and efficient approach to the work and excellent organisational skills, including the ability to manage time and competing demands efficiently and to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines. 
• An interest in the work Deighton Pierce Glynn undertakes.

Advantageous but not essential

• A desire to build a career in accounts.
• Experience of working in a solicitor’s office or equivalent legal/advice work environment.
• Knowledge of legal aid billing.
• Knowledge of the solicitors’ accounts rules, specifically those applicable to a legal aid practice.

Please apply via our website by 8 am on 17 June 2020.

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DPG is a legal aid firm known for high profile civil liberties & human rights litigation. We are a friendly firm, who share a commitment to... Read more

Posted on: 20 May 2020
Closed date: 17 June 2020
Job ref: 2020/01ACLB
Tags: Finance

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