Legal Cashier

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12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

To accurately and efficiently undertake Legal Cashier duties within agreed timescales.

To process a number of accounting transactions, including office and client payments.

Client Details

Our client is a National Law Firm with a range of high profile clients based in Edinburgh City Centre.


To process accounting transactions such as CHAPS, BACS, Faster payment and International payment requests.

To be responsible for ensuring clients funds are lodged and uplifted from designated bank accounts.

To be responsible for performing daily Bank Reconciliations. This includes the investigation and resolution of any unmatched items.

To exercise a thorough knowledge and understanding of HMRC VAT and the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2007 requirements.

To run various daily/weekly compliance reports, taking appropriate action as required in order to comply with the Law Society of Scotland and the Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules.

To run various reports regarding client balances, disbursements and other Cashroom related items, analyse and rectify any issues occurring from these reports.

To liaise with Directors/ Partners/ other staff as required on any aspect of client or firm transactions.


Previous experience as a Legal Cashier in a high volume transactional team is desirable.

Detailed operational knowledge of the Law Society of Scotland Accounts Rules and an enthusiasm, commitment and willingness to learn the Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules.

Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with the cashroom team and fee earners, and the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. You'll be confident in your own judgement and skills, but know when it's necessary to call upon the help and expertise of others.

You will be flexible and reliable: a self-starter, enthusiastic, accurate, with excellent attention to detail. You will demonstrate strong organisational skills and the ability to manage a busy workload to strict timescales.

Proficient with Word and Excel.

Job Offer

To work with a reputable, national company in a desirable Edinburgh City Centre location.

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