Legal Cashier

Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
DOE
Team:
Finance
Location:
Newport
Reports To:
Finance Director

Job Description

Legal Cashier

The description below describes the nature of the role and is not limited to the tasks set out.  The individual may be required to provide additional support when requested.

  • Job Title: Legal Cashier
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full time
  • Location: Newport Office
  • Salary: DOE
  • Reports to: Finance Director

Job Purpose: 

To support the Accounts Department in the provision of Financial Services to the practice by providing competent and efficient assistance in Cashier / Book – Keeping duties. 

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • To support the operation of the firms Client and Office Bank reconciliations.
  • To ensure the financial audit of all completed transactions.
  • To verify balances in accounts books and rectify discrepancies
  • To process banking of all incoming cheques.
  • To ensure production of Client and Office account cheques.
  • To post all daily receipts and payments
  • To enter postings to the accounts system on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that all postings are recorded correctly.
  • To assist posting all bills and disbursements.
  • To execute and authorise the bank transfers.
  • To ensure that all balancing payments are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • To deal directly with Clients when remitting balancing payments.
  • To ensure that all matters are nil balance prior to authorization and closure.
  • To support the operation of the department’s credit control system.
  • To ensure reconciliation of debit and credit card payments.
  • To ensure that all Searches and Indemnity policies are paid in a timely manner.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
  • To possess a good understanding of Solicitors / CLC Accounts Rule 

Essential Skills: 

  • Must have 2/3 years experience working as a legal cashier
  • Full understanding of Solicitors / CLC Accounts Rule 

Personal Qualities

Managing Yourself

  • Self-motivated and able to manage conflicting priorities and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.

Working with People

  • Confident in building and maintaining strong working relationships with staff of all levels of seniority.
  • Demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude including a willingness to help others within the company.

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision-making when dealing with problems.
  • Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
  • Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
  • Checks that information is accurate and complete.
  • Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.

Communication Skills

  • Able to communicate to colleagues in writing clearly, constructively, and professionally.
  • Communicate with external stakeholders and clients whilst ensuring the company is always represented in a professional manner.
  • Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
  • Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements and solutions.
  • Excellent customer communication skills including the ability to resolve complaints or escalations.

Benefits 

Remuneration

  • Salary packages, Appraisals, and Reviews
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Subsidised Parking
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Overtime
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Subsidised Conveyancing 

Recognition

  • Recognition and Awards
  • Long Service Awards
  • Birthday Celebrations and Additional Time Off
  • Support with Charity Fundraising
  • Social Funds for Staff Parties 

Development

  • Industry Leading Training and Development
  • Mentoring, Coaching, and Teamwork 

Health and Wellbeing

  • Wellbeing Training and Guidance
  • Holiday Cover
  • Individual Counselling
  • Workload Management
  • Stress Busing and Pampering
  • Back to Work Private Healthcare
  • Time Away From Work
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Great Environment
  • Sabbaticals
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Tools and Support to Succeed

Apply To Join Convey Law

01633 261284
recruit@conveylaw.com
Maxwell Chambers, 34-38 Stow Hill, Newport, South Wales, NP20 1JE
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We value the contribution of our people and encourage them to excel. We believe in recruiting and retaining those who share our values and are committed to their own personal development and career.

We have a proven track record of developing individuals who have risen to senior positions within our environment.

As an Investor In People accredited learning organisation we enjoy in-house training facilities of the highest standard. Every employee is supported by a modern performance management culture, with access provided to legal, administrative, financial and IT specialists.

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