Legal Cashier

  • Job Reference: 1726
  • Date Posted: 22 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Finance / Accounts
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

One of the world's leading global law firms currently has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Cashier to join their friendly team in London on a 12 month fixed term contract basis. The Legal Cashier will primarily be responsible for the cash requirements of the office and preparation of VAT returns. You will also have responsibility for ensuring that work is performed to the highest standard and in accordance with all regulatory and statutory requirements. This is a busy and varied role which will involve but not be limited to:

  • Ensuring day to day processing and reconciliation of both office and client funds is accurate, in line with business needs and in accordance with appropriate VAT, SAR and AML regulations
  • Logging/reviewing incoming client funds, allocating to the relevant matter and obtaining appropriate documentation
  • Inputting client payments on the bank platform and obtaining appropriate authorisation
  • Processing and reconciling of professional disbursements, to include payment in line with SRA Accounts Rules
  • Verifying client account balances
  • Interest calculations on funds held in client accounts
  • Entering vendor/supplier invoices into Chrome River
  • Vendor statement reconciliations and resolving all relevant queries
  • Assisting with any urgent manual payments for both Office and Client Account
  • Responsible for the corporate credit card and the reconciliation
  • Maintain, distribute and reconciliation of the office petty cash
  • Monitoring the Office bank accounts liaising with the US finance department to ensure SRA adherence

The Legal Cashier will ideally have relevant cashiering experience within an international, UK or US law firm and knowledge of Chrome River, CMS Aderant or Elite software. This is a busy role and attention to detail is of upmost importance as well as excellent communication skills. There will be a requirement to work additional hours at busy times like month end and year end, so flexibility is required. If you are an experienced Legal Cashier who has the ability to solve problems, be innovative and organised this could be the ideal role for you. Please contact Ryder Reid Legal for further information.