Finance Assistant

The Opportunity

At Wolferstans, we are passionate about delivering exceptional legal experiences. Clients who contact us to deal with sensitive legal matters are placing a great deal of trust in us and it is critical that we repay this trust by treating them with the warmth, professionalism, understanding and courtesy that they deserve.

We were the first firm in Plymouth to be awarded the title of Compassionate Workplace and over recent years we have won “Large Business of the Year” at the 2021 Plymouth Business Awards, at the LawNet Awards we won “Law Firm of the Year” and our Medical Negligence Team won “Team of the Year”, we have also secured our place in the Times Legal Top 200 – why not come and be a part of our success?

You will be part of a supportive and flexible working environment where you have the ability to further your career aspirations. Our benefits package includes 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays and an extended break over the Christmas period. You are also awarded a day off for your birthday and will be signed up to our Health Care Plan designed with wellbeing in mind.

What will you do?

The main purpose of this role is to provide effective and timely administrative and financial support to the Cashiers Department.

You will be part of a team that offers a variety of cashiers roles and functions, giving you the opportunity to gain experience, knowledge and grow your career, initially with a particular focus on assisting our lawyers with financial statements and bills.

You will be based at our North Hill office with the flexibility to work from home two days a week. During your probation period, you will spend most of your time office based so that you can be trained and supervised effectively.

What do you offer?

An interest and/or prior experience of finance and/or finance administration. Previous experience of working in a similar role, with experience of working with solicitors accounts software and knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules is desirable although not essential as training can be given.


  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Time management skills and able to prioritise effectively

Able to:

  • Demonstrate a passion for client service excellence
  • Deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with team members, the firms’ employees, and partners.
  • Work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines

You will be:

  • Proud of a professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change
  • Willing to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding
  • Keen to work towards or demonstrate the firm’s core competencies
  • Committed to Wolferstans, and able to provide a confident and positive input, taking
  • responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development


Applications will officially close on 30 April 2023. However, we are keen to talk to suitable candidates at the earliest possible opportunity and will close the vacancy to new applications once conversations reach an advanced stage to avoid a delay. We would therefore urge candidates who are interested in this vacancy to get in touch ASAP and discuss the opportunity with us.