Legal Cashier

5 days left

Location
West Sussex, Chichester
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2018
Closes
21 Oct 2018
Ref
13950288/001
Contact
alain multini
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Our client is looking to hire a junior Legal Cashier in Chichester.

Client Details

Fast growing reputable organisation based in Chichester.

Description

  • To ensure all financial transactions are correctly posted in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules and the FCA rules for authorised professional firms.
  • To assist in ensuring all regulatory and compliance requirements are met and any breaches reported to the Finance Director/COFA on a timely basis.
  • To prepare and execute CHAPS payments (telegraphic transfers), foreign payments and BACS payments with associated authentication procedures and in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • To ensure all cheques received are banked promptly by reference to the daily receipts log.
  • To prepare client cheques, ensuring that requests for funds are appropriately authorised.
  • To prepare the client bank reconciliation(s) on a daily basis, including reviewing for unusual transactions and out of date cheques and dealing with the same as required.
  • To prepare and execute CHAPS payments (telegraphic transfers), foreign payments and BACS payments with associated authentication procedures and in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • To calculate interest payable on client money balances in accordance with the firm's interest policy.
  • To archive client ledgers on the system in accordance with fee earner instructions, ensuring either that all balances are clear or that partner approval has been obtained for write offs (if required).
  • To deal with day to day queries raised by clients and fee earners and communicate information and reports as required for their resolution.
  • To carry out daily transaction processing and support other team members as necessary to ensure there are no back logs and processing is reliable and complete.
  • To promptly file all transaction paperwork associated with the role.
  • To carry out other tasks as and when required by the LLP and the Finance Director.

Profile

  • Experience of working in a professional office and the wish to pursue a career in Finance.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, highly numerate and literate.
  • Experience using Word and Outlook and competent in using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Experience of using legal accounting software, bank electronic payment software and BACS payment software preferable, but training will be given.

Job Offer

Competitive salary + additional benefits

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