Accounts Manager

Farnfields Solicitors have an excellent opportunity for a full time Accounts Manager to join our busy Accounts Team at our Gillingham, North Dorset office.

What is the role?

The prime role of the Accounts Manager is to provide direct support to the Head of Accounts to ensure the effective day to day running of the accounts function.  Tasks will include: Assisting with control of daily banking functions including bank reconciliations, processing client and office accounting transactions; coupled with processing and preparing cheques and bank transfers, assisting with VAT administration and returns, authorising payments and dealing with accounts queries.

Who you are?

You will be a team player with previous accounts experience gained within a legal practice and have a sound understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and accounts compliance, along with experience of IT accounting systems within the legal sector.   We are looking for an accurate individual with good people skills who is proficient at working to deadlines.  If you have previous accounts experience gained within a legal practice we would like to hear from you.

A bit about us

  • We are a well-established and successful law firm with a modern and down to earth approach.
  • Passionate about providing an excellent service to our clients.
  • We place importance on being part of the local community.
  • We are friendly, supportive and ambitious.
  •  At Farnfields we recognise the importance of family life and can offer a good work life balance.
  • Winner of The British Conveyancing Awards for Residential Conveyancing Team of the Year, 2024.
  • Winner of LawNet Team of the Year (Business Law) 2023
  • Leading Firm in The Legal 500 2021
  • Winner of Contribution to the Community at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • Winner of Property Team at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • As a Lexcel accredited firm and a member of LawNet we are committed to career development and providing challenging work to positively engage and motivate our staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, award winning Firm who are modern, friendly and ambitious; coupled with a down to earth approach.

Expect far more…apply now to join a great team and take a step forward in your career.  Email us your covering letter and CV to

Due to our continuing strong growth, we currently have a number of exciting career opportunities available:

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