Legal Cashier

£24000 - £26000 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=24000
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier to work for a well-established friendly firms that are ranked one of the UK's top 200 law firms by The Lawyer.
Based in Bath.

You will receive a salary of up to £26,000.

Hours of work are Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm, fantastic benefits.

As the Legal Cashier you will work alongside the accounts team in ensuring the provision of outstanding service across the Firm in all its locations

As the successful candidate, you would become a crucial part of this and the business - finding the work motivating and the culture dynamic.

Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will work as part of a friendly and supportive team. The Legal Cashier will be focused on providing support to the Accounts team regarding billing and managing payment activities.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive and have strong organisation skills.

You will have previous experience of legal software packages, and will be able to apply your experience to this role and opportunity.

Ideally you will have at least 2 years' experience in a legal practice.

Skills and knowledge

" IT literate including Office 2010
" Ideally experience of Elite 3E as a Practice Management system
" Knowledge/ awareness of Solicitors Accounts Rules
" An appropriate level of mathematical skills
" Attention to detail
" Ability to hit the ground running
" Ability to work under pressure
" Excellent communication skills and ability to prioritise workload

Key Responsibilities

" Comply with internal and external compliance processes and regulations (SAR)
" Ability to produce reports as required
" Dealing with all accounts matters necessary in respect of client and office ledgers, e.g. payments in/payments out; cheque printing; monies on account; deposit; interest; disbursements etc.
" Timely processing of client ledger transfers and write offs
" Weekly expenses payment runs and processing
" Timely processing of all client payments including: CHAPS, BACS, Faster Payments, International payments and Cheques
" Assisting with queries on the billing process for draft invoices prepared by solicitors/secretaries.
" Nominal office expenditure and petty cash payments.
" Daily Banking.
" Monitor client movements / balances and initiate the appropriate action. Attention to older client balances, following internal processes to return monies.
" Dealing with enquiries from members of staff.
" Assisting with month and year end procedures, including daily reconciliations
" Processing and monitoring of monies raised and paid to charities
" Plus other ad hoc duties as required.