Legal Cashier

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
REF: HQ00074182_1501519628

A top-100 Commercial Law Firm based in London are looking for a legal Cashier to join their pro-active and high-performing team on a 6-month contract. The successful candidate will be reporting into the Head Legal Cashier, working closely with all members within the Finance department. This is a superb opportunity to develop your skills and gain some excellent exposure within a Globally recognised brand.

The candidate's key responsibilities include:
*Producing and banking of client and office account cheques
*Posting and checking recharges
*Processing disbursements
*Reconciliation and posting of Counsel and Expert fees
*Preparation and processing of foreign payments
*Write off disbursements
*Petty cash posting and reconciliation
*Amendment to clients and matters, in line with anti-money laundering regulations
*Banking (client and office), including initiating BACS and CHAPS payments and posting receipts
*Posting transfers between the client and office bank accounts
*Client interest calculations
*Bank accounts reconciliations and expense claims
The candidate must also have:
*An in-depth working knowledge of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules to ensure compliance with the regulations
*An understanding of VAT recovery processes
*Excellent technical skills including advanced Excel and experience of practice management systems, preferably Elite 3E
*Knowledge of Billing and Credit Control is preferential, but not essential
*The ability to manage their own time, organise their work and deal with queries efficiently and promptly
*The ability to liaise with members of the wider Finance department to resolves queries and other matters that arise
*Excellent stakeholder management skills
* Strong communication skills, both written and oral
If this role is of interest then please do get in touch!