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Legal Cashier

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000.00-34,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-268589

A prestigious Law Firm based near St Pauls are seeking a Legal Cashier on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Processing a weekly payment run, in line with the terms agreed with suppliers and the firm’s set procedures
• Undertake the final review of staff expenses and raise a fortnightly payment run
• Check and process CHAPS, BACS, FP and international payments from office and client accounts as required
• Posting of payments, receipts and transfers on Aderant
• Prepare Bank Balances email on a daily basis to send to Equity Partners
• Raising, posting and cancelling out of date cheques
• Month end reconciliation of client and office bank postings
• Month end reporting and processes, including posting of journals
• Assist with compiling monthly and weekly budgets and projections
• Manage staff queries on time recording and expenses applications
• Assisting Revenue Controller with all aspects of billing to provide cover where needed
• Scope for being involved in various projects and testing with Aderant
• Ensuring the firm’s internal policies are observed at all times
• Manage client residual balances, actively checking with fee earners when funds can be returned
• Calculate and post client account interest
• Maintaining master spreadsheet showing all client balances
• Assisting the team with Conflict Checks as and when required
• Supervising the Accounts Payable Assistant, monitoring postings and providing cover where necessary
• Be proactive in updating skills relevant to the role, in particular Excel and Aderant


Skills Required:

• Previous legal finance experience essential, with a robust knowledge of the SARs to ensure compliance
• Experience in both office and client accounts, as well as multi-currency cashiering
• Genuine interest in business and finance
• Proactive and capable of prioritising workload
• Organised and accurate, with the ability to deal with a high volume of work autonomously
• Experience of supervising and monitoring a team or junior team member preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Flexible approach to working outside normal working hours
• The ability to work to strict deadlines, especially at month/year end, balancing conflicting demands
• Excellent attention to detail and good administrative skills
• Adept at working independently and as part of a team
• Knowledge of Aderant would be an advantage
• Good knowledge of excel

Please apply without delay to be considered for this exciting opportunity.

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