Senior Legal Cashier / Head of Accounts

South Manchester

South Manchester – Good parking

Boutique Firm

Excellent autonomy and flexibility

A new opportunity has opened for a Head Legal Cashier to join the team on a permanent basis in an involving role, working closely with the Partner of the firm and the external accountant.

The Ideal Candidate will have 5 years of experience working for a solicitor firm in the capacity of a Legal Cashier.

Key point is to ensure the correct procedures have been followed according to the SRA rules and Regulations. The successful Legal Cashier must have a clear understanding of SRA rules and regulations and an ILFM qualification would be beneficial.  Other advanced Accounts qualifications would be considered

For an overview of the duties and a list that epitomises no stone being left unturned, please see below:

  • Banking
  • Transfers: Client to Office, Office to Client
  • Journals: Client to Client, Disbursement to Disbursement
  • Designated Deposit Accounts: Opening, Closing, Quarterly Interest entries, Withdrawals, Deposits, Maintaining, transactions through bank and on Xero
  • Checking and entering Bills
  • Purchase Ledgers system – Counsel Fee Notes/Professional Expenses
  • Suppliers invoices, ensuring items received, checking correct charges, marry up with a delivery note, querying, checking, paying by cheque or BACS
  • Various Accounting reports as & when requested by Fee Earners, Billing Reports, WIP, calculating funds received from Client over time
  • Complying and keeping up to date with SAR’s
  • Being Mindful of Money Laundering and reporting to Money Laundering Officer any suspicious transactions
  • Checking completion statements
  • Monthly credit card management
  • Report to Partners
  • Accountants Annual Audit – To assist Finance Manager
  • Ordering paying in Books, Cheques, filing of monthly statements
  • Write-offs (Time, Disbursements, Bills)
  • Reopening Files
  • Bank Charges and Interest
  • Online Invoicing: Land Registry, Court fees, Easy Convey searches

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


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