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Legal Cashier

4 April 2024

Legal Cashier vacancy
Central Manchester
Salary DOE

We are looking for a Legal Cashier with at least two years’ experience of legal cashiering to join our busy Accounts Team (currently 5). The role is full time, with a view to hybrid home/office working if desired after 3 months. Please see here for more information on our approach to hybrid working.

The Role

  • The role will centre primarily on the cashiering duties jointly with and under the direction of the Legal Cashier Team Leader. Due to the unique nature of the firm, the tasks will vary from day to day and may include the following throughout the month:
  • Monitoring the main Client and Office bank accounts and allocating receipts
  • Making online payments through Office and Client accounts in accordance with our approval matrix. These will be a mixture of Faster Payments, Chaps and SWIFT
  • Responding to email instructions from across the firm to set up/modify recurring transactions and resolve queries relating to our 700 individual deputy client bank accounts
  • Liaising with our banks to resolve any payment concerns or issues
  • Reconciling deputy bank accounts on a regular basis
  • Monitoring the online approval queues for our three main banks
  • Depositing and withdrawing funds from external deposit accounts (such as NS&I)
  • Carers’ payroll payments – making monthly salary payments for 65+ deputy clients who employ a team o carers and plus checking and paying their pension contributions, tax and NI to HMRC and any attachment of earnings.
  • Downloading HMLR statements to process through the Office account and ensuring the correct VAT is applied
  • Monitoring and applying the charges on the firm’s general credit cards, deputy debit cards and cheque control accounts
  • Banking and recording cheques into the appropriate account
  • Checking property completion statements against client ledgers.
  • Checking and processing bills
  • Monitoring clients’ residual balances
  • Holiday cover for staff expenses & supplier ledger
  • Other tasks as requested

Experience required/essential

  • A minimum of two years’ experience of legal cashiering
  • Good organisational skills
  • Confident in maintaining documentation in electronic form/PDFs/folders etc
  • Confident use of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Useful (but not essential) experience – use of SOS Connect practice management system.

Salary and benefits

  • 25 days holiday per calendar year
  • Private health cover following completion of a 3 month probationary period
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Life insurance at 3 x salary
  • Contributory pension scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • Attendance bonus scheme
  • Annual bonus of a week’s salary on firm hitting billing target
  • Additional 1.5 day’s holiday at Christmas (combination of Christmas shopping/closing office at Christmas Eve)
  • We will assist in the provision of additional IT equipment and furniture required to set up your home office, if required

if you wish to apply please send your CV to Millie @ Simpson Judge Legal today.

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