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Head Cashier (Legal)
Tunbridge Wells
Up to £40000 per annum + benefits package
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Ali Baghdadchi

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Updated: Fri, Jul 05, 2019 5:24 PM

We are currently recruiting for a prestigious legal firm that are seeking to recruit a Head Legal Cashier with strong people management skills to join their team. The role will require you to be responsible for managing the Cashier team and workloads, including all day to day aspects of the financial procedures.
Duties will include:
*Line management responsibility for the Legal Cashiers
*Oversee the allocation of workload and duties of individuals
*Identifying training needs and arrange accordingly
*Assist with reviewing and developing processes and procedures
*Handle compliance activities incl. complex anti-money laundering, accounts rules and cashiering queries
*Assist with reviewing and developing compliance controls for accounting systems and procedures
*Take an active role in monitoring and reducing non-compliance
*Recording and banking of all client account receipts, processing of payments, day end reconciliation of electronic payments and receipts to accounts records
*Calculation and credit of interest
*Reviewing residual balances on client account
*Posting expense charges, reviewing the ledger for credit balances
*Posting payments / invoices / journals to the nominal ledger
*Ensuring that payments and purchase invoices are coded correctly
*Processing the purchase ledger payment run – fortnightly, reconciling supplier statements to the accounts system
*Daily and monthly reconciliations (banking), opening and closing designated deposit and joint accounts
*Placing funds on term deposit, as required and applying enhanced interest rates
*Taking payments for client and office account by credit or debit card
*Dealing with out of date cheques
*Posting bills and cancellations (sales invoices) to the accounts system and producing credit notes
*Entering exception rates
*Carry out time transfers
*Processing transfers between accounts/ledgers
*Calculation and transfer of funds between the client and office accounts
Previous skills and experience required
*Experience within a legal professional services environment as a Cashier (Ideally Head or managerial)
*Experienced team leader / manager working without close supervision
*Accustomed to dealing with clients, partners, fee earners and other support staff at all levels
*Ability to delivering work to deadlines
*Demonstrate confidentiality and integrity
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Methodical, accurate and well organised systems of working
*Flexible, energetic, can handle pressure, be a problem solver and accustomed to meeting tight deadlines
*High level of IT skills, knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft products. Able to move information between different systems confidently
*Prepared to work on own but in co-operation with team members and carry out whatever duties are required by the team
Hours – Mon-Fri, office hours with flexibility to come in earlier or stay later for business needs

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