Legal Cashier

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Cashier
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-154142

Job Title: Legal Cashier / Legal Accounts Assistant
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Location: By Oxford Street
Type: Permanent, Full Time


Our client is a successful law firm based in the Westend. As the Legal Cashier, you will be reporting to the Finance Manager and supporting them with day to day accounting finances.


PLEASE NOTE - Only CV's with relevant experinece within the LEGAL INDUSTRY will be considered.


Accounts Duties:



  • Banking

  • Petty Cash

  • Cheque Requests

  • Transfers: Client to Office, Office to Client

  • Journals: Client to Client, Disbursement to Disbursement

  • Time Transfers

  • Designated Deposit Accounts: Opening, Closing, Quarterly Interest entries, Withdrawals, Deposits, Maintaining, transactions through bank and on Accounts system

  • Checking and entering Bills

  • Purchase Ledgers system - Counsel Fee Notes/Professional Expenses

  • Expenses run twice per month

  • Suppliers invoices, ensuring items received, checking correct charges, marry up with 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

  • Foreign payments

  • Interest Calculations on Client Money

  • Bankline (NatWest's Online banking system) - TT's BACS, Interbank Transfers, Daily Bank Statements

  • Complying and keeping up to date with SAR's

  • Being Mindful of Money Laundering and reporting to Money Laundering Officer any suspicious transactions

  • Universal Uniport system, submitting bills

  • 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

  • General administrative tasks


Summary of requirements



  • Up to date experience and knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules

  • Knowledge of accounts software 'Partner' is highly desirable but not compulsory

  • Large degree of autonomy within the role

  • Responsibility of both Office and Client accounts

  • ILFM qualification would be beneficial.




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Please apply with your CV to: Alicia Hill