Legal Cashier

  • Ref: JMC433
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Categories: Accounts
  • Location:
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

This role entails working in a busy Accounts Department dealing with work which includes:

  • Bank reconciliation
  • Office & client cheque requests in accordance with SAR’s
  • Office & client banking in accordance with SAR’s
  • Recording payments of creditors (office related, i.e. gas, etc)
  • Month end income figures
  • Month end procedure
  • Maintaining cashflow report
  • Variance analysis
  • Keep true record of aged debts, monitor & chase Aged Debts accordingly
  • Storage management of previous year accounts (6 year rotating system)
  • Maintaining evidence of ID records for monitoring by the MLO
  • Recording incoming fee notes
  • Monitoring interest payments due to clients
  • Producing invoices from statements of legal services, crown court and centre
  • Funds payments. Transfers from client account and creating aged debts.
  • Entering monies from Legal Aid Agency BACS statements, checking ledgers, dealing with transfers and clearing the file finance to allow for closure.
  • Liaising with costings department, fee earners & secretaries
  • Entering & Authorising Bank payments
  • Process Card Payments
  • Reconciliation of PBA account
  • Deal with errors / problems by bank
  • Send monthly reports to bank
  • Monitoring & dealing with stale cheques
  • Fees by fee earner report (including disbursements, debts & recoverability figures)
  • Check for mileage going over 10,000 miles
  • Review matters to ensure no money sitting in c/a following the end of a matter
  • Dealing with mobile phone bills
  • Maintain advances report
  • Monitor card payments file for paperwork that can be destroyed
  • Maintain WIP report
  • Ensure overall compliance with SAR’s
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