Finance Assistant

Do you want to be part of the team behind Northern Ireland's most dynamic law firm?

Location: Belfast
Contract: Permanent

Carson McDowell is Northern Ireland's leading commercial law firm. We are the law firm of choice for many of Northern Ireland's Top 100 Companies and international companies doing business here. Our rich mixture of people, culture, heritage and reputation makes us who we are.

Our continued success is dependent on attracting and retaining top talent in all areas of the business. We have an opportunitywithin our Finance team for a Finance Assistant.

This role will primarily be to assist the Finance team. Duties will be varied and will encompass, but not be limited to, the following:


  • Maintaining current and accurate bank account records
  • Keying/co-authorising/processing electronic payments
  • Liaising with branch banking teams and colleagues (including professional staff) to record the receipt of transactional funds
  • Reconciling bank accounts (daily)
  • Recording disbursements to clients’ ledgers
  • Production of cheque payments
  • Preparation of bank lodgements

Ideally candidates will have the following experience:

  • 2-3 years in a busy transactional role requiring a high degree of accuracy
  • Legal Bookkeeping, working within a finance team (preferably AR or AP)
  • working with MS Excel, Outlook & Teams
  • working with computerised accounting software
  • working within a Regulated and/or Professional Services environment

Applicants should apply by emailing a cover letter and CV to: Ciara Laverty, Human Resources Assistant.