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    Senior Legal Cashier / Head Cashier - Tyne & Wear

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Legal Cashiers
  • Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 18/01/2021
  • Job reference: 48239_1610962607

Legal Cashier | Tyne & Wear | Salary based on Experience


For over 140 years my client has been meeting the legal needs of clients throughout the North East and beyond, often they represent generations of the same family. They offer a wide range of services to both personal and business clients and their leadership team have accumulated over 100 years of legal experience between them.

Role Purpose:

As a Legal Cashier, you will be part of the Accounts department and will report into the Financial
Controller. You will be tasked with processing account transactions, performing bank reconciliations,
and ensuring full compliance with the SRA Accounts Rules.

Areas of Accountability:

  • Processing conveyancing transactions in a high‐volume environment, including completion
  • Statement checking and processing client monies
  • Processing client bills
  • Authorising bank payments
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Cheque and card payment processing
  • Identifying and liaising with fee earners to resolve conveyancing queries
  • Comply with internal and external compliance processes and regulations including Solicitors
  • Accounts Rules
  • Ensure relevant end of day reports are generated and saved
  • Investigating and resolving unallocated payments
  • In addition to the above you are required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be required of this role

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of one ‐ two years' experience in a legal cashiering team
  • An understanding of the conveyancing process and experience of processing conveyancing transactions
  • Ideally experience of all aspects of legal cashiering
  • Ability to read and interpret client and office matter ledgers
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Competent IT user, especially Excel, but also Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a fast moving, high volume data inputting environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Proactive approach to all work tasks with fantastic time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask tasks accordingly.


If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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