Funding Assistant – FIN048

Salary: £22,000

Location: Southport/ Hybrid

Funding Assistant

Location: Southport/ Hybrid

Fletchers Solicitors Ltd have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing team!

If you are looking for a new role in a growing company that offers a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, and will support you and your goals, then this could be the role for you!

This role is to be an integral member of the funding team dealing with a variety of stakeholders both inside and outside of the company. Providing exceptional client care to those at the start of their journey with Fletchers Solicitors to ensure they understand the funding process.

About Fletchers Solicitors:

Fletchers is a rapidly growing law firm specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence law. We are based in the North-West of the UK, with offices in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds & Southport, although many of our colleagues work from home as Fletchers offers Hybrid working. We offer a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, apprenticeships, and internal progression, around 10% of colleagues are currently working on apprenticeships or training contracts – more than ever before – and we are continuing to grow our L&D offering. We have a great culture and people that will support you and your goals.

Fletchers Group is an inclusive employer with a diverse work force, which is why we welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to providing a culture and environment where everyone can thrive. Fletchers understand and celebrating that no colleague is the same. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, and we are signing up to other diversity standards to reflect our ethos.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaising with clients to gain consent to take out insurance policies
  • Taking out and updating insurance policies throughout the life of the case
  • Dealing with queries from lawyers
  • Contacting third party insurers to conduct BTE checks
  • Processing insurance claims and uploading disbursement vouchers
  • Assisting the Funding Supervisor with reconciliations and any other ad hoc admin jobs as required
  • Working collaboratively with the accounts team to ensure insurance claims are allocated correctly

We are looking for someone who has the following skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Basic excel skills to be able to support management with reconciliations

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Working with a case management system
  • Knowledge of SRA accounts rules
  • Understanding of ATE and BTE insurance

In return Fletchers can offer:

  • A competitive salary based on your experience.
  • A bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option.
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you long service award the 3 days after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment. 
  • Medicash, offering cash back on Dental/ Medical care.
  • Life insurance.
  • Enhanced company sick pay scheme.
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance.
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events.
  • Monthly voucher awards.

So much has happened in the last year at Fletchers:

  • We became Fletchers Group following several acquisitions – and have big plans for more growth.
  • We offered legal colleagues more training contracts than ever before.
  • Retained excellent rankings with both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners
  • We opened a new office location in Leeds (alongside Southport and Manchester)
  • We launched our first ever Associate and Partner programmes for senior lawyers.
  • We launched the Fletchers Foundation charity to support injured people.

That’s just to name a few, check out our website for more:

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates.

  • Location: Southport/ Hybrid
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Department: Finance
  • Closing Date: Fri, 31 May 2024
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