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Legal Cashier

Job Title: Legal Cashier
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE London
Salary: 26000 - 27000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Legal Cashier

Location: Outskirts of Blackheath

Salary: £26,000 salary negotiable per annum

Our client, a successful Blackheath based Solicitors, are seeking an experienced full-time Legal Cashier to support the Head Cashier in the provision of accurate and timely processing of financial transactions by providing competent and effective legal cashiering duties.





  • Using the firm’s case management system for all postings
  • Completing daily bank reconciliation of cashbook to bank account
  • Ensuring that Land Registry disbursements are posted accurately and in a timely manner enabling teams to bill their clients effectively
  • Informing teams when there are insufficient funds on the ledger to cover the disbursements
  • Checking for money received into client account, processing and posting to the correct client ledger
  • Communicating the receipt of client monies to fee earners and teams in a timely manner
  • Posting to the client ledger any bacs / chaps / fpcs / international payments and making payments in the Bank
  • Managing and processing card machine payments
  • Monitoring Accounts email in-box to extract all emails relating to client account and deal with them appropriately
  • Posting to the client ledger all incoming client account cheques
  • Placing client funds on and take funds off deposit account
  • Liaising with conveyancing teams with regard to any completions
  • To process and record all financial transactions in accordance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) and the firm’s internal policies



  • Minimum two years’ experience in a busy legal practice
  • Good ICT skills including Microsoft Office package
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Numerate, efficient, methodical and trustworthy
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Professional, proactive and a good team player
  • Helpful, presentable and pleasant nature
  • Good working knowledge of SARs