Salary dependent on experience
Leeds(or any other location as required)
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Responsibility for the firm’s day to day general banking and monetary transactions.
·To assist the Cashiers with general banking requirements and liaison with the Firm’s bankers, including deposits and withdrawals of cash and cheques where necessary and the arrangement for incoming and outgoing TT and BACS payments.
·Issuing receipts for incoming cash, cheques and payments.
·To assist the Cashiers with the check, coding, posting and payment of purchase ledger invoices.
·To assist in dealing with all matters concerning the Firm’s petty cash.
·To assist the Cashiers with preparing invoices and credit notes including work in progress and disbursements.
·to check and correct all statements produced by the firm.
·to provide cover during any absences.
·to assist with all queries concerning the banking.
·to be fully conversant with the Solicitors Accounts Rules, Deposit Account Rules, Professional Conduct Rules and any other good practice requirements necessary in the execution of your duties and to ensure full compliance with the same.
·to be familiar with and operate and comply with any quality procedures the firm operates.
·to comply with any Health & Safety procedures the firm operates.
·other duties of a similar nature which are within your skill and competence as may be required from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the firm.
·to ensure Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspiciouscircumstances reported to the MLRO.
·A high level of accountancy/book-keeping skills, interpersonal skills including written and oral
·Computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft applications and experience of a solicitor’s practice management system.
Formal qualifications in English and Mathematics
·Previous experience of working in a solicitors accounts department.
·Familiar with and having a good understanding of the Solicitors’ Accounting Rules
·Assertive, articulate and self-confident
·Reliable and conscientious with sound attention to detail.
·Smart and professional in attitude and demeanour.
·You should appear smart at all times, a suit or similar
Patience, tolerance, a calm temper and good humour are a prerequisite to this position.Must be meticulous in their approach to the work and capable of explaining financial transactions (and the reasons for them) in simple straightforward language.
Furthermore you are required to:
·carry out your duties diligently and to the best of your abilities;
·comply with all lawful and reasonable instructions of the Firm and any policies and rules put in place by the Firm;
·do your utmost to promote the interests and reputation of the Firm;
·refrain from making any false or misleading statement relating to the Firm or any of its clients or suppliers or any of its or their officers or employees;
·take all possible care not to damage any of the Firm’s property or equipment.