Legal Cashier

Recruiter
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Location
Woking
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
11 Feb 2017
Closes
11 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client a Leading Surrey Law Firm with multiple offices is currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier to join the team in Woking, Surrey. Our client is considering different levels of Legal Cashier experience hence the broad salary range. Our client doesn't have parking onsite but are a 5 minute walk from Woking, station

Client Details

Our client a Leading Surrey Law Firm with multiple offices is currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier to join the team in Woking, Surrey. Our client is considering different levels of Legal Cashier experience hence the broad salary range. Our client doesn't have parking onsite but are a 5 minute walk from Woking, station

Description

To provide the highest level of support and service to staff and clients on legal accounting matters in accordance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011 and all other internal practice policies.

Key responsibilities

To identify and input incoming cheque details into cheque register

To post incoming Office & Client ledger receipts

To process outgoing Office and Client account cheque payments, meeting the time deadline of each office

To ensure all bills are posted daily notifying fee earners of any discrepancies

To transfer payment of fees daily

Client Account Interest calculations

To post all Petty Cash payment on Client ledgers

To reconcile Designated Deposit Account ledgers monthly

During Senior Cashier's absence to provide daily cover in respect of Client and Office account bank reconciliations, processing and posting of Bacs, Chaps & International Payments receipts and payments

To deliver banking to the bank each day

Client Management

To maintain good daily contact with all fee earners and support staff regarding posting of financial transactions and movement of funds via electronic banking

To answer e-mail enquiries raised in Accounts Enquires mailbox within appropriate timescales

To undertake ad hoc tasks for all staff as requested

To support the operation of the credit control system by dealing with credit card payments and liaising with clients. fee earners, support staff and the credit controller

To liaise with archivists as and when necessary

People relationships

To communicate at all times with staff and clients in a clear polite and diplomatic manner

To understand that some requests from senior staff do not override the obligation to adhere to Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011 and all other internal practice policies

Technical ability and knowledge management

To demonstrate good basic accounting skills

To demonstrate knowledge of Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011

To demonstrate knowledge of ILE legal accounting software

To demonstrate knowledge of the AMLR policy re Cash receipts

To demonstrate knowledge of Data Protection Act when discussing client matters with third parties

Self Management

To be able to select priorities amid daily demands

To apply standards that protect both the interest of the LLP and clients in line with Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011 and other internal practice policies

To seek guidance or further input from others as necessary before taking action.

Profile

  • Must have experience as a Legal Cashier or have worked in a legal accounting role. Our client is considering different levels of experience hence the broad salary range

  • A self starter

  • Computer literate - strong excel skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

Job Offer

Salary £25,000 - £35,000, 25 days holiday, Private Medical Insurance, Contributory Pension Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers and lots of other great benefits