Legal Cashier

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH237606_1574334583

My client is a UK based Law Firm and are looking for a Legal Cashier to join their small but busy finance team. You must have an excellent understanding in legal cashiering and experience working in a dynamic law firm. If you thrive on new challenges, this could be the role for you!

Key responsibilities:

  • Dealing with client/office account receipts, petty cash distribution and reconciliation
  • Assisting with client/office payments through Bankline
  • Dealing with transfers of funds between accounts and matters
  • Providing covering support, maintaining the accounts payable system for firm suppliers and subsequent weekly payment runs to vendors
  • Posting various journals e.g. courier invoices
  • Filing rent deposit statements
  • Processing Land Registry payments
  • Assisting with staff/partners expenses and payments
  • Helping to keep Finance Department filing up to date (electronic/paper)
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc tasks as required including:
  • Chasing lawyers to clear time recorded under 'miscellaneous' category
  • Updating department reports for starters/leavers
  • Preparing spreadsheets
  • Reviewing residual balances on client account

Key requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Ability to priorities and work under pressure to tight individual and team deadlines
  • Flexible and professional approach
  • Good team player
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential matters
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn and expand knowledge and skills
  • Flexibility towards new technologies and changes in working practices
  • Good computer skills - knowledge of Aderant or Elite systems would be desirable and competent in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word