Assistant Legal Cashier

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£16,000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Accountany are partnered with a Law firm in the heart of Birmingham city centre to recruit a Assistant Legal Cashier on a permanent basis.

Covering all aspects of office and client account within the finance department. Ensuring that all procedures are followed at all times to ensure there is no breach of the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) for annual audit.

Duties & Responsibilities

Dealing with incoming BACS credits received in the company’s various bank accounts.
Ensuring entries are posted to the correct ledgers and liaising with credit control for any payment of bills which require transferring.
Dealing with fee earners to ensure that all cheques received with no reference are dealt with in a timely manner and allocated as soon as possible to the correct ledgers.
Ensuring that unclaimed monies are logged in accounts and circulating the information company wide to ensure that unclaimed monies can be allocated as soon as possible keeping the company’s suspense account up to date at all times.
Checking of TT payments received into the accounts department to ensure all monies are available and correct ready for processing. Ensuring that the correct documentation is received in accounts and authorised by the correct individuals before processing any payments out.
Dealing with nominal payment requests, ensuring that the firm’s policy has been adhered to and all forms have been completed and authorised before making payments.
Checking and processing transfer requests, ensuring all requests have the correct authorisation before processing.
Dealing with file closures on Envision and sending out notification to fee earners once the matter has been closed on the system.
To assist with adhoc duties across the accounts team, are aware of and comply with the company’s policies and procedures.

Key Skills required:

Understanding of Solicitors Accounts Rules
Knowledge of using legal accounting software (preferable)
Strong communication skills and confident telephone manner
Previous experience working in an office and or a finance environment (desirable)
Experience of using online banking systems/software
Experience dealing with volume and working to deadlines
Attention to detail

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