Our client is a successful and growing legal firm with a head office based in Bristol and other offices based around the South West and Wales. Their clients include those local to the South West and Wales, UK national clients and international clients. They are proud of their highly experienced and knowledgeable lawyers.
We are delighted to be assisting them with their need for a Legal Cashier. This role is to assist the Accounts Manager with performing the cashier function in line with the current Solicitors Accounts Rules.
Daily & weekly responsibilities will include:
Process receipts on online banking platform
Client Account bank reconciliations; stop out of date or lost cheques; client to office transfers, client to disbursement transfers; Post bills; Process high volumes of electronic payments using Lloyds Commercial Banking online; disbursements/recharge postings and billing; issue client and office account cheques; Process cheques received and banking; re-order paying in books and supply to fee earners as required; file bank statements and reports
Possible transfers; application of client account credit interest; client ledger housekeeping to deal with aged client balances; Process write offs and credit notes as required; take credit and debit card payments as required
Process and pay client ledger expenses claims
Monitor and respond to emails in the Accounts inbox deal with queries and provide assistance to members promptly
Take Accounts telephone calls and general calls on overflow from the switchboard if required
For this role, it is essential you have gained some experience in accounts and have an interest in working in a legal accounts team, as well as:
- A superbly organised individual who can work accurately under pressure
- An interest in learning Legal Accounts and Solicitors Accounts Rules
- Understanding of VAT requirements in respect of payments and billing
- Able to work as part of a team and provide support for other team members
- Confident with computerised accounts, email, spreadsheets and online banking
- Some knowledge and experience of accountancy procedures
- First class communication
20 days plus bank holidays
Clifton, Central Bristol (no car parking)
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
£competitive depending on experience.
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