Legal Cashier | St Albans | £25k-£30k
Our client, experts in their field, are a modern and innovative legal firm. They believe firmly in developing their staff and recognising their achievements. You will be joining a warm, friendly and social team environment.
The main part of your role will involve providing support to fee earners with the day to day running of the Finance function. The role requires a team player who is prepared to cover any of the requirements of the Finance function when necessary, working with other staff within the team to ensure that all transactions are processed in a timely manner and that Solicitors Accounts Rules are followed at all times.
Entering postings daily to the accounts system and advising fee earners of cash receipts in a timely manner
Daily bank reconciliations for the general client account and office account
Printing client and office cheques and circulate to partners for signing
Entering cheques to be paid in onto the accounts system daily and handing to general office for banking
Approving bills on to the accounts system
Preparing credit notes when authorised to do so
Operating the RBS Bankline system to set up client payments and transmit Inter-account transfers as required
Processing daily transfers from client to office accounts
Dealing with staff enquiries around finance processes and procedures
Maintaining purchase ledger, ensuring invoices are posted on as received and running a weekly payment run.
Ad hoc payments may also be required outside of this
Managing petty cash, distributing to employees as required and performing a month-end reconciliation
Training new joiners on the accounts procedures in Peppermint
Ensuring all transactions are compliant with SARs and HMRC
Taking credit card payments over the phone
What the employer is looking for:
At least 2 years of working as a legal cashier or in similar role
Good knowledge of SAR
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong organisational skills including the ability to prioritise work
Good time management skills and deadline driven
Good written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer literacy in relevant software packages - Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook (minimum level - intermediate)
Knowledge of Peppermint software would be advantageous
Accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to cope with pressure and maintain a calm manner at all times
What’s in it for you?
Salary: £25k-£30k depending on experience
23 days holiday (plus 2 additional for Christmas period)
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8.45am-5pm