Legal Cashier

  • Location:

    West Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Part Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Eleanor Shanks

  • Contact email:

    Eleanor.Shanks@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/549086

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-01

  • Start date:

    02/03/2020 15:17:16

Legal Cashier

PART-TIME HOURS (3 days a week)

Fantastic opportunity to join a reputable law firm in Leeds City Centre

Salary: Competitive
Position: Permanent
Hours: 9:00 - 17:30

Perks:
* 22 holidays + bank holidays (gain more days for time of service)
* Pension Scheme
* Training / Development
* Health cash back plan

Responsibilities
* Prioritisation of work according to deadlines/service levels
* Ensure excellent communication skills are used when dealing with internal and external clients
* Ensure compliance with SAR, VAT and AML regulations
* Adherence to Cyber Security measures with vigilance at all times
* Understanding and adherence to internal policies and procedures
* Daily checking of audit trails, trial balance and practice generated reports to ensure SAR compliance
* Daily reconciliation of client and office bank accounts ensuring any corrections are carried out immediately
* Monitoring and allocating Electronic receipts
* Processing electronic payments on banking software within deadlines
* Daily banking of client and office receipts
* Daily processing of client and office cheque payments
* Checking and processing client matter bills ensuring SAR and VAT compliance at all times
* Opening and administration of Deposit accounts
* Distribution and reconciliation of petty cash ensuring adherence to practice policies
* Posting Standing Order / Direct Debit transactions
* Transfer of funds between bank accounts
* Application of client interest
* Allocation of funds received from LAA
* Liaising with bank and software providers over day to day issues
* Checking and processing supplier invoices/credit notes on purchase ledger system and effecting weekly and monthly payment runs
* Allocation of expenditure on company credit cards
* Dealing with supplier queries and reconciliation of supplier accounts
* Dealing with helpdesk and day to day routine queries in line with service levels
* Production of ad-hoc reports on request
* Attend and participate in regular team meeting
* Filing in accordance with the team's filing system
* Maintenance and storage of accounting records
* Training and supporting new members of finance team
* Supporting of team across all branches
* Demonstrate awareness of the value of the internal quality standards;
* Carry out any other reasonable task as and when required by the firm

Core skills & experience required:
* A commitment to pursuing personal development to ensure the necessary skills and knowledge for the effective performance of the role
* Strong inter-personal skills
* Excellent organisational and time management skills in order to meet targets and deadlines
* A flexible approach to working hours
* Detail oriented approach with significant emphasis on achieving a high quality of work
* A confident user of Microsoft Excel to intermediary level
* Proven experience in effective delegation as well as upwards management of tasks
* Legal Cashiering experience is essential
* Experience in telegraphic transfers is strongly desired but not essential
* Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced dynamic environment

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