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Legal Cashier

Legal Cashier – initial 4 months contract with possibility of leading to a permanent role- up to £21K dep on experience – Canterbury, Kent Our client is an established and well-respected law firm serving individuals and businesses from their three office in Kent.  Their clients benefit from a combination of high-quality...

Legal Cashier

Legal Cashier – initial 4 months contract with possibility of leading to a permanent role- up to £21K dep on experience – Canterbury, Kent

Our client is an established and well-respected law firm serving individuals and businesses from their three office in Kent.  Their clients benefit from a combination of high-quality advice, excellent service along with their friendly and approachable culture.

Due to volume of work in their property department they are looking for a further legal cashier to support the team with the influx of work. This will initially be for 4 months as there is still uncertainty with the housing market and will be reviewed at this point.

The role

You will have previous legal accounts experience and working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules.

Main duties:

  • To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
  • To handle/assist with property transactions – checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed.
  • Assist with maintaining Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all regular payees, adding and removing as necessary.
  • To take Visa/Mastercard payments over the telephone and produce receipts for both fee earners and clients.
  • Assist Cashiers Supervisor in weekly Cashiers’ report to ensure all transfers are made within 14 day limit.
  • Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Cashiers Supervisor or Finance Manager as appropriate;
  • Produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch
  • Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches;
  • Process purchase ledger postings;
  • Assist the Finance Manager with month/year end queries as required.

 

What they are looking for

  • Recent relevant legal accounts experience
  • Working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Processing and reviewing completion statements
  • Good all-round education
  • Familiarity with practice management systems
  • Good understanding of the conveyancing process
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Teamworking
  • Able to use initiative
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to balance priorities in order to meet deadlines

 

What they can offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunity to join a reputable law firm where personal development of their staff is very
  • Social activities
  • Perkbox benefits and reward scheme
  • An outstanding reputation with clients
  • Good quality varied work

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Alison Banks at alison@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 020 8464 2506(office hours) or  07979952201(out of office hours).

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

 

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