Top-100 commercial law firm with offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff, Dublin and Hong Kong. The firm is recognised by clients and industries alike as being distinct: for its deep understanding, insight and advice to creative, innovative and brand-focused businesses; for its market-leading international practice in employment, immigration and reward; and for delivering pragmatic, commercial advice in a refreshingly human way.
With 59 partners and more than 300 staff, the firm is structured around two key divisions.
Outline of role
The Finance Department is made up of a central management team, Cashiers and Working Capital Controllers.
The Cashiers team, led by the Finance Operations Manager, is a team of four working closely with the fee-earning departments to ensure all aspects of client and office accounts are carried out effectively.
Client and office account payments and receipts
Banking of client and office account cheques
Posting and checking recharges, processing disbursements
Reconcile and post Counsel and Expert fees
Preparing and processing foreign payments
Petty cash postings and reconciliation
Client to office transfers
Activities may include:
Banking (client and office), including initiating BACS and CHAPS payments and posting receipts
Posting transfers between the client & office bank accounts
Client Interest calculations
Experience and Skills Required
The successful candidate will have extensive cashiering experience gained within a law firm or other
professional services environment and must be able to demonstrate:
an in-depth working knowledge of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules;
an understanding of VAT recovery processes;
excellent technical skills including Excel and experience of practice management systems,
preferably Elite 3E
knowledge of Billing and Credit Control preferred but not essential
The Cashier must be able to demonstrate:
an ability to manage their own time, organise their work and deal with queries efficiently and
the ability to work with the rest of the team, supporting others as required;
ability to liaise with members of the wider Finance department to resolve queries and other
matters that arise
ability to build relationships with partners and key stakeholders to manage this process
excellent attention to detail and a consistently high level of accuracy;
the knowledge and desire to identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures;
and strong communication and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels of the
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