AP & Cashiering Manager

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: BBBH224967_1535106202

AP & Cashiering Manager has become available at a top city law firm

Within the role of AP & Cashiering Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • To take on a leadership role as you aid in the development and management of the London-based Accounts payable & Cashiering team who provide services to London and international offices.
  • To enhance the recently implemented Chrome River, as you develop this new system's role within the business.
  • Receive appropriate training to fulfil the responsibilities expected of the role of AP Cashiering Manager.
  • To utilise your own initiative, as you develop potential skills that would benefit yourself and the firm.
  • Build both internal and external relationships and beneficial lines of communication. This includes a close bond with your partners, Fee Earners and Secretaries
  • You will work closely with the Finance operations manager to demonstrate and enhance effective ways of working.
  • Work with the finance team to guarantee all the coding issues are discussed regularly.
  • Building relationships with other firms to share knowledge on best practice.

Your key responsibilities:

Team Management

  • Managing the Accounts Payable and Cashiering team.
  • To ensure your team's work meets the high-performance standards in agreement with the business as you review their work.
  • Monitor and agree KPIs / objectives set for the team and conduct appraisals.
  • The arrangement and holding of weekly team-meetings.
  • To demonstrate flexibility as you suggest new changes to current processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Accounts payable

  • To work alongside Partners, Fee Earners and Secretaries to ensure compliance with policies.
  • To oversee third party supplier queries and statements, to guarantee they have been reviewed and actioned by the team.
  • To provide assurance that training and guidance with is given to Partners, Fee Earners and Secretaries with regards to the expenses system

Cashiering and Client Monies

  • To guarantee all cashiering activities are carried out in full compliance with our company policies and SRA rules.
  • To review all prior payments that have been set-up before their release by Finance or Partners.
  • To ensure quarterly intercompany settlements have been agreed and paid with each corresponding office.
  • To guarantee that all residual balances are reviewed on a monthly basis and attend monthly COFA meetings.
  • To be the main point of contact in the SRA audit and guarantee queries are dealt with on a prompt basis for the annual Financial Audit.