Legal Cashier

Posted 8 March by Grist Legal Recruitment Featured

Legal Cashier

A new opportunity for a legal cashier has arisen in a law firm in their office in Canterbury. They require a legal cashier with legal experience, a good working knowledge of the Solicitor’s Accounts Rules (SAR’s) and the conveyancing process to join an accounts team of five people.

Duties include:

·To print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail to Accounts Forms
·To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
·To handle all property transactions – checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed.
·To be the main firm contact point for distribution of payment codes.
·Maintain 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 Accounts Manager 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 Accounts Manager as appropriate;
·To 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;
·Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·To provide cover for the purchase ledger postings in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·To provide cover for the production of the Business Cashflow in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·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.

Salary dependent upon experience.

Reference: 34642294

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