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Senior Legal Cashier

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: ET-LC-WA
  • Location: Location: England, Cheshire, Altrincham
  • Sector: Sector: Finance, Finance & Accounting, Built Environment
  • Salary: Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 06/09/2016
Legal Cashier


£18,000 - £24,000

An established law firm in Altrincham is seeking to recruit an experienced legal cashier to join its expanding and fun-loving team.

The firm have exciting expansion plans and are seeking to recruit an experienced legal cashier to assist and grow within the company.

If you are looking for a company that can offer genuine career progression and a clear and structured career pathway then please apply ASAP to avoid any disappointment.

Duties Include:
*To ensure conformity at all times with SRA regulations.
*On a daily basis to accurately record on the correct matter costs received; and on a daily basis ensure disbursement payments arising from Costs received are paid within SRA timeframes.
*On a daily basis to accurately record on the correct matter client damages received; and upon clearance of the cheque/bacs ensure client payments arising from damages received are paid and sent to the client within SRA timeframes.
*To work with the Enforcement team to ensure correct recording of monies on behalf of the business as a whole, liaising with enforcement on cost/damages split to accurately record monies in.
*To raise Sales Invoice Bills on a daily basis arising from Settlement notifications received from either Fee Earners or the Cost Department; ensuring calculations are correct and all disbursements have been accounted for.
*To raise credit notes according to procedure for disbursements not included in the final bills; working with the Disbursement Administrator to ensure appropriate authority has been gained prior to recording on the matter or payment being made.
*To reconcile on a daily basis the profit costs on bills raised with the costs team, to ensure accurate recording of WIP within the management accounts, liaising with the Management Accountant on any discrepancies.
*To liaise with the Client Accountant regarding any write-off's or Credit notes required for reductions against settlements (e.g 10% for FSCS) to ensure accurate Credit note reporting and Bad Debt Provisioning in the Management Accounts
*To develop and work within the Client team to improve processes both on the system (Proclaim accounts) and outside the system.

*1 years minimum experience of Legal Cashier Role within a Solicitors - ESSENTIAL
*1 years minimum experience of client relations - ESSENTIAL
*Intermediary Excel skills - ESSENTIAL
*Experience of Proclaim system - DESIRABLE

Please apply ASAP if you feel this could be the career move for you.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office