Chief Cashier

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Fetcham
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am recruiting for a Chief Cashier for a law firm in Leatherhead. This is a full-time position, paying a salary of £25,000-£30,000, depending on experience. Law firm experience is essential.

In this role you will be responsible for Client Money, Office Funds and Partnership Bookkeeping.
Principal Duties:
- To provide the Partnership Secretary and Partners with information from the Firm’s accounting system as requested and to ensure that all financial information is accurately posted up to date.
- To make the Partnership Secretary and/or the Partners aware of changes in Law Society requirements and to implement changes as appropriate to the Firm’s systems to comply with such changes.
- To provide the Firm’s external auditors with any information they require to perform their duties under the Law Society Money Rules.
- To record all monies received and paid out by the Firm in a manner that complies with the Solicitors Accounting Standards.
- To ensure that monies received and paid do not overdraw the individual client account and that the receipts/payments are duly authorised by the appropriate partner, solicitor or in the case of office account the Partnership Secretary.
- To reconcile all bank accounts controlled by the Firm within the timescales laid down by the Law Society/SRA.
- To prepare information for Partners, Fee Earners and the Partnership Secretary in line with the Office Manual requirements.
- To ensure the confidentiality and security of all the Firm and client documentation and/or information.
- To assist Solicitors and Executives with file management as far as monies are concerned and implementation of good working practices in line with the Office Manual Procedures.
- To notify the COFA in the event of becoming aware of any breach or potential breach of any Accounts Rule.

- Law firm experience is essential
- Previous experience of working in a similar role
- Excellent communication, IT and numeracy skills

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