Ashby de la Zouch

01530 639 031

Tamworth

01827 758 041

Job Title: Legal Cashier

 

The Firm

Fishers Solicitors has been providing legal services for more than 200 years. We provide legal services that cover most areas of law.

With a recent move to a new office on the outskirts of Ashby and increased business, we are looking for a Legal Cashier to work within the Finance Department.

 

About the role

To perform day to day Legal Cashier duties and ensure completion tasks are delivered to a high standard with accuracy. To ensure client records are kept accurately and closed in a timely manner as well as the retrieval of client files, when requested by other departments.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Checking completion statements & calculating SDLT & Land Registration Fee’s;
  • Client to Office transfers;
  • Client Bills – also enquiries & reports;
  • Fee earner time allocation;
  • Completion of bank reconciliations in accordance with SRA rules;
  • Distribution & posting of petty cash within the organisation;
  • Administration of all expense claims and posting to the correct ledgers;
  • Purchase ledger duties including coding & posting of invoices;
  • Supplier payments & statement reconciliations

 

Client payments

  • Monitoring our possible transfers listing and allocate where necessary;
  • Assist with debt recovery & improve aged balances;
  • Day to day office banking;
  • Organise course bookings for the firm;
  • Maintain all training records;
  • Order and maintain firms stationery;
  • Assist with Supplier / Client queries;
  • Understand SRA accounting rules and ensure compliance at all times;
  • Reporting assistance to FD with month end including schedules and management accounts;
  • Responsible for the offsite archiving of client files;
  • Ensure file closures are recorded correctly and any un-cleared balances are dealt with promptly;
  • Maintain a system for recalling & destroying old client files;
  • Organise recalling closed files which are kept at our off site storage company;
  • Assisting Fee Earners with locating closed files;
  • Work through old files and ensure all are logged within the system.

 

Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Experience of working as a Legal Cashier, ideally within a Law firm;
  • Exceptional client care skills;
  • Experience of using Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Ideally have experience of using a Practice/Case Management System;
  • Be highly organised with the ability to prioritise;
  • Have a high level of attention to detail;
  • A can do attitude;
  • Have an ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Have sound communication skills (both verbal and written).

 

Our Benefits

The role is 9-5 with an hour for lunch, we offer a competitive salary with 23 flexible days’ holiday, plus bank holidays and a Christmas shut down period. Every Friday is dress down Friday in the office and we like to be very social.  In addition, we offer a life assurance death in service benefit at 3x salary, plus other benefits. We’re a firm who work hard and play hard, so you’ll always see emails about socials and other fun stuff! We support charities and professional development. Our values our outlined below so you can get an idea about our culture.

 

Covid-19

The firm employs mandatory twice weekly lateral flow testing. Lateral flow tests are provided by Fishers Solicitors.
 

Our Values

  • Drive: Have energy and enthusiasm to get the job done;
  • Innovate: Look to develop and change for the better;
  • Connect: Connect to customers and colleagues;
  • Collaborate: Work together for our customers and community;
  • Excel: Provide excellent customer service

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV to martyn.taylor@fisherslaw.co.uk.


 

 

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