Senior Legal Cashier

Kirkland Associates
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Cashier to join one of our best clients in Leicester. You will be required to work within a team to provide an efficient accounts cashiering service while adhering to solicitors accounts rules and policies.

Duties /Responsibilities:

  • Receiving all incoming cheques and logging into a cheque log
  • Requesting Fee Earner Postings to post to the correct ledgers. Banking the same day as received together with all cash received.
  • Reconciling of bank statements and dealing with any monies credited to or debited from the client and office accounts.
  • Sending monies and receiving monies by CHAPS and BACS via Corporate Internet Banking.
  • To ensure CHAPS and BACS payments are checked thoroughly before sending
  • Checking completion statements to ensure they are correct.
  • Paying out all cheques/CHAPS/BACS payment.
  • Checking balances left on files in accordance with the completion statements.
  • Ensuring any leftover client balances are returned to the clients promptly.
  • Opening and closing deposit client accounts. Moving monies to and from as requested.
  • Processing all bills and assisting fee-earners/secretaries with the preparation of bills.
  • Ensuring all disbursements are picked up where possible and all balances are correct.
  • Dealing with all transfers from client to office etc. Transferring costs and disbursements on a daily basis.
  • Moving any monies between client ledgers as requested. Checking that funds are cleared and required authority is present before transferring. Moving disbursements where requested.
  • Paying monies out of petty cash and completing necessary postings.
  • Reconciling regularly the computer, cash tin and spreadsheet.

Skills/ Experience

  • Experience of dealing with Solicitors client accounts and working within an accounts team
  • Calm under pressure, team player, flexible and adaptable to changing demands in workload
  • Willingness to listen and learn
  • Friendly, confident, polite, customer service orientated
  • Organised and tidy, with good attention to detail
  • Supervisory experience desirable

Qualifications / Education:

  • Good level of general education
  • A sound understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules

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