Legal Cashier/Accounts Clerk

  • Permanent
  • West Midlands, Solihull
  • £27K to £30K + Company Benefits

Summary Information

Job ID: 268

Salary: £27K to £30K + Company Benefits 

Contract type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands, Solihull

Job Description

Job Title

Legal Cashier/Accounts Clerk

Accountability

Practice Manager/Partners

Location

Birmingham Office

Brief Description

To maintain and monitor client & office accounts, providing weekly and monthly management accounts

Duties and Responsibilities

 

1. Cash Allocation on computerised system

2. Daily Banking of Client and Office Monies

3. Issuing Cheques, CHAPS payments

4. Bank Reconciliations

5. Assisting fee earners and their secretaries with

    reconciliation of client ledger cards and checking of

    completion statement and bills.

 

6. Posting of Bills, Input and maintain correct accounting

    data

7. Handling queries over the telephone and in person

8. Reporting transfers and involve some Credit Control and

    monthly reporting.

 

9. Monitor client ledger balances ensuring solicitors accounts

    rules are adhered to or advising partners or practice

    manager of any potential breaches.

 

10. Adhere to health and safety policy, and other  

     requirements relating to care of equipment.

 

11. Archiving of files on computerised system

 

Hours of work

37.5 hours per week  

Rate of pay

£27,000 - £30,000 per annum

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION – Legal Cashier

Attribute

Important

Desirable

 

 

Physical Characteristics

  General Level of Fitness

 

   Appearance

 

 

 

 

 

Professional appearance required

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Education/Qualifications

 

 

 

 

  General Education

 

 

Secondary standard of education or NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.

 

 

 

 

 

  Professional          

  Qualifications

 

ILFM/AAT

ILFM or accountancy/book keeping qualification

 

  Qualifications/Training

  e.g. specific training

  courses, driving licence

Word processing or equivalent.

Computer literate with intermediate level of knowledge of MS office and any other accounting system.

TFB/Tikit/P4W knowledge would be desirable

 

 

Knowledge

 

 

 

 

Knowledge required

e.g. systems,  procedures, techniques, etc

 

Administrative procedures

Office procedures

Microsoft outlook to communicate with internal and external customers

 

 

 

Experience

 

 

 

  Amount and type

  e.g. supervision,  

  management or specific

  area, etc

At least 3/5 years experience in a Legal environment.

Knowledge of all types of purchase ledger control and process

 

 

 

Skills

 

 

 

  Specific skills

  e.g. programming, systems

  support, admin, 

  communication, etc

Organisational Skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Administrative/ computer skills

 

 

 

 

Disposition

 

 

 

  Type of disposition

   e.g. dealing with pressure,

  influencing, leading, self

  reliance, etc

Organised

Assertive

Self reliant

Friendly

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

 

Non Judgmental

Professional

 

 

General

 

 

Able to work additional hours as necessary.

Able to work as part of a team.

 

 

  Other Issues

  e.g. willingness to travel,

  work additional hours

 

 

 

Summary

  • Finance
  • £27K to £30K + Company Benefits
  • West Midlands, Solihull

Contact Us

  • Phone: 01543 224424
  • Email: info@employveterans.co.uk

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