£23,000 to £27,000 Per Annum
Legal Cashier - Herne Bay
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 DOE
My Client is an established and well-respected Kent Law Firm serving individuals and businesses in London and the South East from their 3 offices. They have been successfully managing the legal affairs of local people for many years and are recognised as one of the top law firms in Kent.
This role is for a Full-time Legal Cashier who is required to assist the Finance manager with queries as required and assist the Cashiers supervisor in weekly reports as well as complete tasks as required by the Accounts Department.
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 · Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual records;
Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches;
Process purchase ledger postings; · Assist the Finance Manager with month/year end queries as required.
To complete such tasks as required to support the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office duties
To process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures
To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm’s business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant;
To have a personal development plan and evaluate the effect of training on achievement;
To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our client service;
To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures; · To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously
Essential Skills & Requirements:
Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry, Processing and reviewing conveyancing completion statements,
Qualifications · Institute of Legal Cashiers Diploma - Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Training · No specific training required
Specialist Skills/ Ability/Knowledge - Applied working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules · Familiarity with practice management systems · Good understanding on the conveyancing process - Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to explain complex information clearly and simply. Excellent communication, interpersonal and listening skills. Self motivated, friendly and professional at all times
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.