Legal Cashier

Job Description

Legal Cashier

An excellent opportunity has become available within a Lexcel accredited law firm based in Bedford. They are seeking a Legal Cashier to work alongside the Chief Cashier to the practice, by providing competent and efficient assistance in Cashier / Book : Keeping duties, as well as provide accountancy…

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Legal Cashier

An excellent opportunity has become available within a Lexcel accredited law firm based in Bedford. They are seeking a Legal Cashier to work alongside the Chief Cashier to the practice, by providing competent and efficient assistance in Cashier / Book : Keeping duties, as well as provide accountancy and administrative support.

Main duties include:

  • To undertake daily banking functions including bank reconciliations.
  • The paying in and preparation of cheques on a daily basis.
  • The administration and reconciliation of petty cash and nominal accounts.
  • The processing of client and office accounting transactions including postings onto the
  • Firm`s accounts system.
  • Preparation of Month end reports and distribution to Partners and fee-earners.
  • The processing of bank telegraphic transfers (TT`s).
  • Full Management of the firm`s Payroll system and returns to HMRC.
  • Financial management reporting as required.
  • The preparatory work for the annual accounts.
  • Ordering stationery for the firm on a regular basis and maintain control of the firm` stationery and office supplies.
  • VAT administration and returns.
  • Administration of the office insurance, practising certificates, professional indemnity insurance, and file reviews etc.
  • Provide cover for the reception team if requested to do so by the practice manager and partners.

You will assist the Practice Manager in a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to progress further at the firm.

Candidate specification

  • An accountancy qualification or relevant knowledge and experience.
  • Law Firm accounts experience would be preferred but is not essential
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
  • Knowledge of financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Understanding of Microsoft packages and Legal Electronic Case Management Systems
  • Ability to and knowledge of how to handle sensitive and confidential information in a legal environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with others as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work

Job Description

Legal Cashier

An excellent opportunity has become available within a Lexcel accredited law firm based in Bedford. They are seeking a Legal Cashier to work alongside the Chief Cashier to the practice, by providing competent and efficient assistance in Cashier / Book : Keeping duties, as well as provide accountancy and administrative support.

Main duties include:

  • To undertake daily banking functions including bank reconciliations.
  • The paying in and preparation of cheques on a daily basis.
  • The administration and reconciliation of petty cash and nominal accounts.
  • The processing of client and office accounting transactions including postings onto the
  • Firm`s accounts system.
  • Preparation of Month end reports and distribution to Partners and fee-earners.
  • The processing of bank telegraphic transfers (TT`s).
  • Full Management of the firm`s Payroll system and returns to HMRC.
  • Financial management reporting as required.
  • The preparatory work for the annual accounts.
  • Ordering stationery for the firm on a regular basis and maintain control of the firm` stationery and office supplies.
  • VAT administration and returns.
  • Administration of the office insurance, practising certificates, professional indemnity insurance, and file reviews etc.
  • Provide cover for the reception team if requested to do so by the practice manager and partners.

You will assist the Practice Manager in a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to progress further at the firm.

Candidate specification

  • An accountancy qualification or relevant knowledge and experience.
  • Law Firm accounts experience would be preferred but is not essential
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
  • Knowledge of financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Understanding of Microsoft packages and Legal Electronic Case Management Systems
  • Ability to and knowledge of how to handle sensitive and confidential information in a legal environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with others as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work

Job Summary

Location: Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 8th March 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
8th March 2019

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