Legal Cashier

Job Type:
Full Time
£16,000 to £18,000 DOE
Newport, South Wales
Reports To:
Accounts Department Manager

Job Description

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

Personal Qualities

Managing Yourself.

  • Self-motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Delivers work output to the required standard.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.

Working with People:

  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with others and is seen as ‘approachable’.
  • Operates effectively as part of a team.
  • Willing to offer help to all colleagues to ensure company success.

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 express oneself both orally and in writing in a clear and constructive way.
  • Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
  • Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements.
  • Good client / Introducer/supplier handling skills both by telephone and face to face

Experience Required:


  • Recent practical experience of accounts administration.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of credit control.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software with good keyboard skills.
  • Practical experience of handling client enquiries both face to face and by telephone.


  • Experience of working in a legal environment.
  • Working knowledge of Solicitors / CLC Accounts Rules.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal development.

Apply To Join Convey Law

01633 261284
Maxwell Chambers, 34-38 Stow Hill, Newport, South Wales, NP20 1JE
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Apply To Join Convey Law

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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