Legal Cashier / Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Recruit a mum
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
23000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Our client is a full–service law firm based in the countryside of St Albans. The firm operates in a virtually paperless way providing efficient and effective solutions to their client's legal needs.

They now have an opportunity for a legal cashier to take responsibility for maintaining the office and client account records in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules.

Our client needs someone with a minimum of 12 months experience working as a Legal Cashier within a Solicitors Practice, OR experience using xero, and who is a motivated individual who can think on their feet and clearly communicate with other staff to meet deadlines.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The financial operation of the firm in compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Posting of all office / client entries to both the Xero & Leap accounts system
  • Payments to clients via Chaps, BACS and cheque as well as reconciliations of all Client account ledgers
  • Production of completion statements for property cases
  • Credit Control via telephone, letter and email
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Monthly billing; preparation, reconciling and posting of all invoices
  • Supplier management & payment of invoices
  • Production of management information
  • Varied tasks essential to the finance function of the firm; for example, insurance renewals
  • General admin assistance as required

Skills Required:

  • Excellent analytical and financial skills with good attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of the Solicitors Account Rules
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel

Benefits:

  • Contributory pensions scheme
  • Free parking

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