Legal Cashier

£29000 - £35000 per annum
Hybrid working

Job description

Pentagon Talent have partnered with a top 100 UK law firm who are looking for a dynamic and experienced Legal Cashier to join their esteemed Finance Department in the Reading office. The Legal Cashier will play a crucial role in providing efficient and accurate support for daily financial transactions, with a primary focus on fee-earning departments and their clients. This role is based fully in the Reading office on a hybrid basis.

Key Responsibilities the Legal Cashier will have to undertake:

  • Ensure the Unclaimed Funds list is up to date.
  • Review and authorises bank payments, acting as a cheque signatory within agreed limits.
  • Conduct daily banking of Client &amp; Office Account receipts and updates ledgers.
  • Record disbursements invoices, including counsel fees.
  • Perform bank reconciliations and manages fund transfers between accounts and matters.
  • Address queries from fee-earning departments and maintains department filing.
  • Process supplier invoices, arranges supplier payments, and manages the purchase ledger inbox.
  • Provide cover for processing client and other office account payment requests, including electronic cheque printing.

Key Requirements for the Legal Cashier:

  • GCSE/'A' level standard or equivalent, including English and Maths GCSE as a minimum.
  • Computer literate, with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • 3 years of experience in a Legal Cashier or similar role in a small to medium-sized legal practice (desirable).
  • Good working knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules and VAT (essential).
  • Working knowledge of Elite 3E (desirable).
  • Experience in dealing with Counsel's Fee Notes and liaising with Chambers Fee Clerks (desirable).
  • Ability to perform the role with minimum supervision.
  • High level of numeracy and basic accounting knowledge.
  • Articulate with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

This opportunity will allow the successful Legal Cashier to develop and thrive in a firm which are very welcoming and care about their employee's welbeing. If you possess the required skills and experience, please apply for this exciting opportunity. For more information, please contact Sam Vorley 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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Sam Vorley
Managing Consultant
Legal Recruitment Team
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