Legal Cashier

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A broad Legal Cashier position within a well established Law firm in East London.

This provides the platform for an individual from a legal or professional services background, to work within a large Cashiering team.

Client Details

The client is a leading Law firm situated in London that covers a variety of legal services. With multiple offices worldwide and revenue over £80 million, this firm is held in very high esteem.

Description

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Receiving and paying out of client monies for general client account, DDA's and joint accounts
  • Processing of bill receipts including credit card receipts and cheques
  • Processing of disbursements incoming from experts and barristers, checking rolling fee notes and recording any unposted items
  • Payment of third party invoices from experts and barristers, including overseas, recorded and paid on our bills.
  • Bill payment reversals and reallocation of funds
  • Producing and distributing the daily download from the online bank system and daily balances
  • Performing sanctions checks against database for monies received and monies being sent out
  • Calculating client account interest
  • Chasing and recording of receipted counsel fee notes
  • Monitor and deal with old client account balances / credit disbursement balances
  • Distributing petty cash and incoming mail
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations as required
  • Accounts Rules and AML compliance at all times and updating of the breach log

Profile

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working as legal cashier for at least 2 years (ESSENTIAL)
  • Ability to work in a team, proactively assisting colleagues in their roles as well as completing own tasks
  • Flexible attitude, ability to deal with multiple tasks
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good communications skills orally and in writing
  • Familiarity with Aderant (or similar) accounting systems will be a benefit
  • Familiarity with online banking systems
  • Good knowledge of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority Accounts Rules (additional training will be provided as necessary)
  • Strong Microsoft office skills

Job Offer

A salary of up to £32,000

25 days holiday

Working hours of 9:30am - 5:30pm

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