Legal Cashier

£30000 - £35001 per annum
Hybrid working

Job description

Pentagon Talent have partnered with a top 100 UK law firm based in London, renowned for their exceptional service to clients in the real estate and private wealth sectors. Their core values revolve around teamwork, the delivery of lucid advice, and the establishment of long lasting and trusted client relationships. With a collegiate and dynamic finance team in London, this role will play a pivotal part in the quality and consistency of Legal Cashiering within the firm.

Key Responsibilities for the Legal Cashier:

  • Vigilantly monitor bank accounts to meticulously process incoming payments in accordance with SRA/AML regulations.
  • Act as a vital resource for colleagues, offering guidance on payment approvals and ensuring compliance with the firm's rigorous standards.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with our bank's payments team to adeptly resolve any payment discrepancies.
  • Expertly manage client account payments and other critical financial transfers.
  • Invest surplus funds judiciously in the overnight money market.
  • Maintain updated client interest records as necessitated.
  • Accurately input Counsel fee notes and extend cover for fellow cashiers when required.

Qualifications and Experience required for the Legal Cashier:

  • Proficiency in numerical analysis, accompanied by strong MS Excel skills.
  • Prior experience in the legal sector, while advantageous, is not mandatory.
  • A minimum of 1 year of pertinent cashiering experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Familiarity with 3E is considered an asset but is not a prerequisite.

Ideal Personal Attributes for Legal Cashier:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Adept at rapidly grasping new systems and procedures.
  • Self-motivated, capable of working independently and maintaining scrupulous attention to detail.
  • Adept at performing under pressure and adaptable in response to changing demands.

Demonstrates organisational prowess, with a talent for workload prioritisation.

  • Possesses a proactive and "can-do" approach to problem-solving.
  • Exemplifies an understanding of the importance of privacy and confidentiality.

If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented professional aspiring to be part of a respected law firm's finance team in London, we encourage you to apply. By joining their London based finance team, you will play a crucial role in their pursuit of excellence in legal finance and the maintenance of strong client relationships.

For more information please contact Finlay Clark on 0207 419 8939

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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