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Legal Cashier

Posted 16 May by Career Legal
Salary icon £26,000 - £27,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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My client is a 25 Partner firm, with a headcount of c200 staff. They specialise in practice areas as diverse as Business & Finance, Private Individuals, Public Services, Regulatory Matters and Social Housing.

Due to expansion, they have an opening for a Finance Assistant / Legal Cashier to join their office in Colchester. You will be responsible for all aspects of accounts administration including legal cashiering.

Applicants should have previous, relevant industry experience, i.e., have worked in the accounts department of a law firm. Candidates that have not worked in the accounts department of a law firm will not be considered for interview.


  • Residual balance administration and general financial assistance for the Real Estate and Projects Department
  • Reconciliation of client matters for both office and client ledgers
  • Office and client account banking and processing
  • Process client and office account payments by BACS/CHAPS
  • Archiving of ledger files

Candidate Profile

  • At least 12 months experience achieved within a legal account working environment
  • Previous experience of residual balance reconciliation and experience of all aspects of commercial conveyancing accounting
  • A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation, which is consistently of a high standard
  • Good IT skills (competent in Excel and Word)
  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise work

Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted, you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

Reference: 52436361

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