Senior Legal Cashier

  • Job Reference: BH-36713
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Legal Cashiering
  • Personnel Type: Legal Cashier

Job Description

Step up your career in Legal Finance by joining a prestigious two-office practice based in Northamptonshire, seeking a seasoned Senior Legal Cashier. This full-time, office-based role invites a meticulous and autonomous professional to contribute their expertise to a supportive and dynamic team.

The chosen candidate will be required to be based in their delightful picturesque Offices in Northamptonshire, Monday to Friday. The firm values work-life balance, offering a generous starting annual leave with the potential for additional days based on tenure.

As the key player to the Firm's financial operations, the Senior Legal Cashier will be entrusted with a variety of critical tasks. Responsibilities include managing both office and client payments, overseeing billing processes, preparing VAT returns, conducting bank reconciliations, ensuring compliance with Solicitors Account Rules, resolving general account queries, executing month and year-end duties and processing payroll.

Your day will consist of dealing with the following duties
  • SAR and all other statutory compliance
  • Costs management and staff training in same
  • Bank reconciliations, all ledger management, all billings 
  • Credit control and debt recovery
  • Processing all forms of financial transactions
  • Fee-earners' billings, time-recording and costs
  • Producing end of year accounts
  • Processing payroll  
  • Dealing with petty cash
  • VAT and other statutory returns
  • BACS and CHAPS
  • Electronic payments
  • Conveyancing completions
  • Reporting at partner level
 
The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience in legal accounts, demonstrating a proven ability to operate independently and with precision. The role demands an individual who thrives under pressure and can deliver results within stringent deadlines. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are paramount, as is an in-depth understanding of the Solicitors Account Rules.

This role is not merely a job but a chance to become an integral part of a well-respected firm, where your skills will be both valued and nurtured. If you are ready to take on this pivotal position and possess the requisite skills and experience, please contact Karen Curry kcurry@law-staff.co.uk. Join a team where your contributions are instrumental to the firm's success and where your professional growth is a priority.

Vacancy Reference Number: 36713

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