Senior Legal Cashier

Osborne Clarke LLP
15 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting, new opportunity for a Senior Legal Cashier to join our Finance team, based in our Bristol office on a permanent basis.

Osborne Clarke is a leading International Legal Practice looking after a wide range of commercial clients such as Barclays, Facebook, Siemens and Vodafone. We are renowned for our unstuffy and supportive culture, encouraging all our people to make the most of their talent in a fast growing and exciting environment.

Our focussed strategy and open culture has been rewarded by winning two prestigious 'Law Firm of the Year' awards in 2015, as well as topping the Roll on Friday 'Firm of the Year' poll for Openness and Management Culture.

What you'll do

Reporting to the Legal Cashier Manager, the main purpose of the role is to maintain processes to monitor compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR).

More specifically, amongst other responsibilities, the successful individual will deal with aged client balances, advising on required actions and maintaining appropriate records of reasoning and decisions. You will also assist the Legal Cashier Manger in preparing appropriate paperwork and collating files for auditors, when submissions to the SRA are required.

The role will also involve all aspects of Legal Cashiers work in line with agreed policies and procedures, maintaining controls and responding promptly to requests for advice and information, whilst ensuring compliance with SAR and Money laundering Regulations (MLR).

What we're looking for

You will have a proven background as a Legal Cashier, ideally at a Senior level. This experience will have been gained in a legal firm as you will have strong knowledge of SAR and the environment in which they are applied.

Also required:

Extensive knowledge of Solicitors Account Rules, Money Laundering Regulations and banking processes and products
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across all aspects of the Legal Cashier team's work and ensure that issues are addressed promptly, professionally, openly and constructively
Ability to communicate and interact appropriately and constructively with customers and colleagues
Ability to work with minimal supervision and to identify and act on issues which need to be escalated
Good working knowledge of foreign currencies and exchange rates
Ability to follow policies, processes and instructions
Good organisational abilities
Strong time management and prioritisation skills
Self-motivated and proactive
High levels of numeric accuracy


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Osborne Clarke is an inclusive working environment and values diversity in its workforce

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