Legal Cashier/Finance - 1 year contract

14 Jun 2019
15 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to join this leading law firm as a Legal Cashier.

In this role you will provide efficient and accurate service support for daily financial transactions, primarily to the fee earning departments and their clients but also to support departments.

The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following, as required:

* Banking of Client & Office Account receipts and updating ledgers

* Dealing with Client & Office account payment requests including electronic cheque printing

* Bank reconciliations

* Dealing with transfers of funds between accounts and matters

* Processing supplier invoices and arranging supplier payments

* Dealing with staff expenses

* Dealing with petty cash transactions

* Dealing with queries from the fee earning departments

* Helping to keep department filing up to date

* Assisting with other ad-hoc tasks as required

Who we are looking for:

* GCSE/'A' level standard or equivalent to include English and Maths GCSE as a minimum

* Computer literate. Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

* Experience of working in a Legal Cashier or similar role in a small to medium sized legal practice for a period of 3+ years minimum (desirable)

* Can demonstrate a good working knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and VAT (essential)

* Working knowledge of Elite 3E (desirable)

* Experience of dealing with Counsel's Fee Notes and liaising with Chambers Fee Clerks (desirable)

* Able to perform the role with the minimum supervision

* Basic accounting knowledge and a good understanding of double entry book-keeping

* Good communication skills (written and verbally)

* Demonstrates a methodical approach to work and can adhere to multiple and competing deadlines

* Ability to deal with confidential information

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