Legal Cashier

Sewell Wallis Ltd
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are recruiting for an experienced Legal Cashier to join a Legal Practice in Barnsley as a result of an internal promotion.
This role would report into the Accounts Manager and would be responsible for a range of accounts duties as detailed below.

Key responsibilities:-

- To identify and input incoming cheque details into cheque register.
- To post incoming Office and 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.
- 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 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.


- Ideally have experience as a Legal Cashier or have worked in a legal accounting role.
- A self starter.
- Computer literate - strong Excel skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
- Some Knowledge of Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011 desirable but not essential.

Salary - £18K - £20K

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers

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