Legal Cashier

22000.00 - 22500.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP22500/annum
10 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting a Legal Cashier to join a small finance function within a Legal firm based in Halifax. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager the ideal individual will have a solid understanding of Solicitors Accounts Rules and will have a strong background within the sector, looking to build on this experience moving forward.

Main duties and responsibilities are to include:

Responsibility for all aspects of financial processing and control to ensure full compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules. Maintain breach register and report to management.
Work closely with Finance Manager to ensure accurate and complete information received to manage the business.
Inputting client payments and obtaining appropriate authorisation in advance of deadlines
Reviewing and allocating incoming client funds
Banking of all client and office account cheques
Processing outgoing cheques
Processing and reconciling professional disbursements
Payment of professional disbursements in line with SARs
Processing and reviewing the transfer of funds on and off of appropriate suspense accounts
Office and client account bank reconciliations
Processing of Purchase Ledger transactions and cashbook maintenance / reconciliations
Credit card analysis and postings including VAT reclaim where applicable
Client billing and credit control processes
Project work as set by team Supervisor/Manager to include negative costs, out of date cheques, SRA and audit related projects
Maintenance of Prepayment & accruals schedules
Cashbook maintenance / cashflow reporting
Journal posting, VAT returns
Any other ad-hoc tasks required within the finance function

Elevation Recruitment Group would be keen to speak to candidates with the following skills and experience:

You will hold an extensive and up to date knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and experience of accounting in a legal services company.
Strong analytical skills with intermediate/expert level knowledge of excel.
A flexible approach to work, well organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
The candidate must be able to work in an open plan, friendly but fast paced and professional environment
A legal cashiering qualification (either obtained or with the intention to obtain) is beneficial. Accounting qualifications to AAT level or similar also an advantage but not essential
Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with management.
A proactive approach to work with the ability to work independently.
Working knowledge of the case management system Proclaim is preferable.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on Finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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