Assistant Legal Cashier

Location: London
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
REF: BBBH247990_1619514832

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a top 100 commercial law firm who are looking for an Assistant Legal Cashier to join their Finance team. Your main responsibility will be to ensure that all client and matter transactions are completed in a timely and efficient manner. This role is ideal for someone who has experience working in a law firm and wants to learn all aspects of legal cashiering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Copying the client statement to the Excel Client cashbook and allocating receipted funds ensuring the correct 'paperwork' is received in accordance with the SRA rules and the firm's policy
  • CHAPS, BACS and any other client payments. Checking funds are cleared funds in the client account and providing the 'paperwork' for the banking authoriser to send
  • If funds are sent to client account for payment of our invoices, arranging a transfer posting and bank entry daily
  • Transferring funds from client to client account in accordance with SRA rules
  • Writing back out of date client account cheques within a six-month deadline
  • Downloading payments from our Barclaycard account onto Elite 3E daily
  • Closures and checking if interest due to client before closure
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Credit card receipts
  • Bill payment reversals

Key Requirements:

  • Preferably a knowledge and experience of windows-based packages such as Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Proficient using Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in a Cashier's, Finance or Legal environment desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Elite 3E desirable but not essential