Legal Cashier

Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2018
Closes
27 Oct 2018
Ref
13952490/001
Contact
Charlotte Croker
Job role
Accounts payable
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

My client is seeking a Legal Cashier to join their busy Finance Department. This is a new permanent role within a small cashiering team. The role reports to the Chief Cashier and consists of a varied workload and responsibilities.

Applicants must have previous legal cashiering experience gained within a law firm and have knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules.

Client Details

My client is a leading UK-based law firm focussed on the Private Client and Technology, Media and Entertainment Sectors.

Description

Responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with client/office account receipts, petty cash distribution and reconciliation
  • Assisting with client/office payments through Bankline
  • Dealing with transfers of funds between accounts and matters
  • Providing covering support, maintaining the accounts payable system for firm suppliers and subsequent weekly payment runs to vendors
  • Posting various journals e.g. courier invoices
  • Filing rent deposit statements
  • Processing HMCT & Land Registry payments
  • Assisting with staff/partners expenses and payments
  • Helping to keep Finance Department filing up to date (electronic/paper)
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc tasks as required including:
  • Chasing lawyers to clear time recorded under "miscellaneous" category
  • Updating department reports for starters/leavers
  • Preparing spreadsheets - rate conversions etc
  • Reviewing residual balances on client account
  • Generating zero balance reports for PAs/Secretaries to action

Profile

Applicants must have previous legal cashiering experience gained within a law firm and have knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules.

Candidate requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Ability to priorities and work under pressure to tight individual and team deadlines
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential matters
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn and expand knowledge and skills
  • Flexibility towards new technologies and changes in working practices
  • Good computer skills - knowledge of Aderant or Elite systems would be desirable and competent in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Detailed knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules

Job Offer

Up to £30,000 + comprehensive benefits package

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