Senior Legal Cashier

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £45,000 per annum

Job Title: Senior Legal Cashier

Location: West End, London
A prestigious law firm located in the vibrant West End of London is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Legal Cashier to join their esteemed team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional to play a pivotal role in the financial operations of a dynamic and reputable firm.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the firm’s financial transactions, including client and office account management, billing, and reconciliation.
  • Ensure compliance with Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Accounts Rules and other regulatory requirements, implementing and maintaining robust financial controls and procedures.
  • Supervise a team of legal cashiers, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure the accurate and efficient processing of financial transactions.
  • Review and approve payments, invoices, and expense claims, verifying accuracy and adherence to internal policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate closely with fee earners, partners, and other stakeholders to resolve financial queries and facilitate effective communication on financial matters.
  • Conduct regular audits and risk assessments to identify areas for improvement and implement proactive measures to mitigate financial risks.

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience working as a legal cashier within a law firm environment, with demonstrable knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and legal accounting principles.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory skills, with the ability to effectively manage a team and drive performance to achieve departmental goals.
  • Strong attention to detail and numerical accuracy, with the ability to analyze complex financial data and identify discrepancies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the confidence to liaise with colleagues at all levels and provide expert guidance on financial matters.
  • Proficiency in using legal accounting software and Microsoft Office applications, with the ability to adapt to new systems and technologies.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as AAT, ACCA, or CIMA are advantageous but not essential.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression within a supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of legal matters and prestigious clients, contributing to the continued success and growth of the firm.
  • Convenient location in London’s prestigious West End, with excellent transport links and access to a wide range of amenities.

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