Job Description


An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Cashier

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic legal cashier, to join our team in our busy office in Redcar. Candidates wishing to apply must have both experience and knowledge of  all accounting and bookkeeping duties within a law firm and a clear understanding of the SRA account rules.

Key Tasks

  • Bookkeeping and accounts maintenance in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules, Quality Procedures Manual, LSC Contract and Lexcel requirements.
  • Sage payroll an advantage but training will be given
  • Banking including reconciliation in accordance with solicitors accounts rules
  • Debt Management/Collection
  • Maintenance of the firm’s petty cash system
  • Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm

Role Responsibilities

You will ensure compliance with the SAR, Money Laundering Regulations and VAT requirements in all aspects of the role, Adhere to Cyber Security and being vigilant at all times, monitoring and processing incoming and outgoing receipts and payments using online banking software, bill processing, daily banking, daily reconciliation of bank accounts, distribution and reconciliation of petty cash and have a good understanding of client matter ledgers. You will be comfortable with processing firms’ expenditure, processing purchase ledger invoices and payments, dealing with supplier queries and liaising with fee earners and support staff across the practice, ensuring excellent client service is delivered at all times.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the Firm’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty, and Reliability, and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You will have experience gained from working in a busy legal cashiering role and should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure; and
  • Able to prioritise demands; excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in working towards deadlines and performance objectives
  • Proactive
  • Solutions focussed
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team
  • Commitment to own personal development
  • Good general IT skills
  • Knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Excellent communications skills to work effectively with all types of people
  • A recognised solicitor’s accounts qualification (Desirable)

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary structure
  • Healthcare scheme (on completion of probation period)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted legal fees (on completion of probation period)
  • Long service awards
  • Career development and performance reviews
  • Technical and personal skills training
  • Community and fundraising events
  • Town centre location

 

To apply send your CV to LSmith@cygnetlaw.co.uk or upload your CV on the website.

Salary is negotiable, depending on experience.

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