Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Preston

Description

JOB TITLE: LEGAL CASHIER / ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract - with a view to Permanent

SALARY: £18,000 - £19,000

LOCATION: Preston

HOURS OF

EMPLOYMENT: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday + Excellent benefits

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you commute to work at a distance and now looking to work closer to home? Are you an experienced Legal Cashier or Accounts Assistant looking to join a leading law firm? If so, a great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Cashier for a forward thinking Law Firm based in Preston

The main purpose of this role is you will provide support to the Finance Department. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a team in a varied and fast paced role.

Duties include but are not limited to:


- Processing the banking daily
- Processing all Bills/Credit Notes/Write-Offs
- Ensuring that the Helpdesk is up to date, dealing with queries as they arise in a timely manner
- Posting Disbursements to the relevant ledgers
- Processing daily client to office transfers thoroughly and by enquiring with fee earners
- Reviewing Completion Statements prior to completion
- Posting and Printing Cheques
- Keeping an orderly filing system
- Dealing with any ad hoc tasks/queries as they arise
PERSON SPECIFICATION:


- Experience of working within a Finance Department and have knowledge/experience in legal/professional services desirable
- Good communication skills
- Ability to display discretion and diplomacy and enjoy being part of a multi-skilled friendly team
- The ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure
- Effective time management skills and prioritisation of tasks
- Excellent customer service ethos
- Ability to resolve queries efficiently and to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with the rest of the business
- Willingness to acquire an in-depth understanding of the practical application of SRA rules
- You will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan effectively,
- Prioritise workload and have the initiative to resolve issues promptly
Can commute from: Preston, Lancashire, Southport, Merseyside, Wigan, Blackburn, Bolton, Blackpool, Lytham St Anne’s, Chorley, Burnley, Accrington, Nelson. Clitheroe,

KEYWORDS: Accounts, SRA rules, Legal Cashier, Treasury Assistant, Finance, Legal Accounts, Solicitors Accounting Rules, Accounting

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £18,000.00 to £19,000.00 /year

Experience:


- Accounts Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
- Legal Cashier: 1 year (Preferred)