Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
REF: 1091
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email:

A progressive but well-established North West law firm is looking for a Finance Assistant to join their growing team in Blackburn.  

In this role, you will provide support to the Accounts Department Manager and be entrusted with a variety of cashier and book-keeping duties. 

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to move into the legal profession, work for a well-regarded, growing business and develop your skills.

Finance Assistant Blackburn 

The company & role 

  • A well-respected and rapidly expanding multi-service firm 

  • You will provide competent and efficient assistance to the firm's account department. Your duties will include processing cheques, invoices and paperwork, producing and presenting monthly financial reports and assisting with payroll.

  • The firm pride themselves on their ability to understand the problems and difficulties faced by their customers and assist in a professional and responsive manner, in order to maintain the highest levels of service 

  • They are also committed to giving back to their local community and support numerous charitable causes and local sports teams 

  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Burnley, Wigan, Blackpool and Bolton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Excellent training and development 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Finance Assistant with at least years' practical experience of accounts administration and a desire to work for a law firm

  • Will be studying towards or have achieved AT Level 3+

  • Will have working knowledge of accounting principles, credit control and Sage Accounts software 

  • Will be self-motivated and well-organised 

  • Will be used to handling client enquiries both face to face and over the telephone

  • Will have good time-management skills and a flexible approach  

  • May have experience of using the Proclaim case management software

How to apply for this Finance Assistant role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email 

Lucy is a junior consultant at Realm and works mainly on paralegal, fee-earner and assistant roles. She works with a range of law firms within the personal injury and insurance sectors across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move. 

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