Legal Accounts Clerk

Recruiter
Sewell Wallis Ltd
Location
Barnsley
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are recruiting for an experienced Legal Accounts Clerk 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 and 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.

Profile:-

- 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 - £19K - £21K

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

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