Legal Cashier

  • IBB Law
  • Uxbridge, UK
  • Aug 06, 2022
Full time Legal Legal Cashier

Job Description

Job Purpose

As a member of a busy accounts team, you will provide a complete service to fee earners by ensuring that billing and administration processes are carried out promptly and effectively, dealing with queries and reconciliations, and providing assistance and support to fee earners to enable them to manage their files. The role involves managing all matters and working in line with IBB’s standards of performance and client service.

Key Responsibilities
  • To adhere to the Solicitors accounts rules and practices and make recommendations and give advice as appropriate. 
  • Processing monies received – cheques, direct payments, etc.
  • Process incoming and outgoing CHAPS, BACS, and faster payments using online banking systems.
  • Daily Bank reconciliation
  • Processing petty cash payments and expenses.
  • Dealing with telephone and personal queries that arise on a daily basis and any other duties which arise within the accounts team.
  • Administering the investment of funds to deposit accounts and withdraw and close as required. Processing periodic interest and filing statements.
  • Assisting with month-end procedures where necessary.
  • Checking and writing back out-of-date cheques.
  • Filing, dealing with paperwork that comes in daily.
  • Any other reasonable duties for the smooth running of the Accounts team.
Person Specification

Knowledge and experience

Essential:

  • Minimum of 12 months of office (indicative) experience gained within a professional services accounts environment (some exposure to legal services would be advantageous)
  • Good passes in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent (some further education qualifications or accounting professional qualifications would be advantageous).
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Systems oriented
  • Strong organizational skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to work flexibly, with high volumes, and too tight deadlines. 
  • Strong numerical, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong team consciousness
  • Calm in busy and pressured situations
  • Confident to deal with demanding fee earners and partners
  • Ability to use own initiative and think logically

Behavior and attributes

  • Strong numerical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong team consciousness
  • Calm in busy and pressured situations
  • Confident to deal with demanding fee earners and partners
  • Ability to use own initiative and think logically
  • Strong attention to detail

Salary

£23,000 - £25,000 per annum