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Legal Cashier

About the role

Department / Unit: Business Services / ACCS

Responsible to: Accounts Manager

Key Stakeholders: Firm, Accounts Team

We are delighted to be working with one of the UK’s most established law firms with their recruitment of a Legal Cashier into the Accounts Team. Our client is looking for candidates with experience in accounts or a related accounts/finance degree for this exciting opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:

Client Ledger Management:

  • Assist in maintaining computerised client ledgers in compliance with SRA Accounts Rules.

  • Handle daily banking activities, including providing a daily list of received cheques.

  • Post client-related transactions accurately into the firm's computerised system.

  • Facilitate the receiving and transferring of funds via CHAPS for completions.

  • Manage deposits and withdrawals related to the firm's accounts held at other financial institutions.

  • Calculate and post interest due to clients using specialised software.

  • Generate client computerised cheques and verify files prior to closure to ensure zero balances.


  • Holiday entitlement linked to continuous length of service:

- Up to 4 years – 25 days

- Upon 4 years – 26 days

- Upon 5 years – 27 days

- Upon 10 years – 28 days

  • Hybrid working arrangements (40%/60%)

  • Workplace pension offering up to 6% matched contributions

  • Life Assurance at 4x annual salary

  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

  • Access to 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme

  • Free annual Headspace subscription

  • Subsidised city centre parking / Annual travel tickets.

  • Employee Referral Scheme

  • Salary sacrifice benefits including:

  • Holiday Purchase – offering an additional purchase of 1 working week (pro rata for part-time employee’s)

  • Healthcare Cash Plan via Westfield Health

  • Critical Illness Cover

  • Benefit Hub – Offering vouchers and cashback rewards

  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme

  • Technology Purchase Scheme

Office Ledger Management:

  • Ensure the accuracy of computerised office ledgers in compliance with SRA Accounts Rules, VAT regulations, and other statutory obligations.

  • Record office-related financial transactions accurately in the firm's accounting system.

  • Produce office computerised cheques as needed.

  • Assist in fund transfers to settle outstanding invoices and manage time transfers between files.

  • Support in write-offs to clear outstanding balances and manage petty cash transactions.

  • Ensure the accuracy of invoices/credit notes sent to clients and post them into the firm's computerised system.

  • Assist in managing the purchase ledger to ensure timely and accurate payments to suppliers.

Administrative Duties:

  • Provide assistance with internal, client, and supplier queries as needed.

Departmental Support:

  • Prepare and provide monthly management reports and accounts information to management and fee earners upon request.

  • Identify and suggest operational improvements in the accounts' department to enhance efficiency.

Key Attributes/Skills:

  • Good knowledge of SRA Rules (Solicitors Regulation Authority Rules) (Not Essential)

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Flexible approach to work and ability to adapt to changing priorities.

  • Strong team player with the ability to collaborate effectively.

  • Prioritisation skills to meet service delivery requirements.

  • Proficiency in IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management.

If you are interested in this Legal Cashier role click 'Apply Now' and a member if our team will be in touch!

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