Legal Cashier

up to 24,000 pa

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for a Legal Cashier on behalf of our client, a highly regarded professional services firm located in Edinburgh city centre. Joining an established friendly team, this role reports in directly to the Cashroom Supervisor and offers the opportunity to undertake a varied role. The successful candidate will have worked as a Legal Cashier and be accustomed to working in a high volume transactional environment.

Responsibilities of the Legal Cashier

  • Allocating bank receipts, reviewing and setting up on CHAPS, BACS, Faster payment and international payment record
  • Processing office/client payment and receipt transactions
  • Processing Inter-account bank transactions
  • Opening, closing and carrying out maintenance on client’s bank accounts via the firms banking software
  • Review and process internal cheque requests
  • Ensuring client funds are lodged and uplifted from bank accounts
  • Carrying out daily bank reconciliations
  • Credit control - pursuing all outstanding payments
  • Running the firms purchase ledger including processing invoices, running weekly bulk payment runs and one off payments
  • Run daily and weekly compliance reports taking necessary action to comply with governing regulations
  • Regular liaison with Directors, Partners and other staff member in relation to client transactions
  • Ensuring all documentation is filed accurately
  • Assisting with all other Cash Room duties as and when required

Background of the Legal Cashier

  • Legal Cashier experience gained within a high transactional environment – essential
  • Working knowledge of the Law Society of Scotland Accounts Rules – advantageous
  • Accustomed to relationship building and liaison with senior staff members – essential
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Self-starter and enthusiastic about the role
  • High attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Sage Accounts
  • MS Word and Excel – essential
  • Accustomed to making low level decisions
  • SOLAS qualification - advantageous
  • Team Player

To be considered for this vacancy you must meet the full criteria above. Due to the high numbers of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Is this job for you? Sarah wants: Legal Cashier, Cash room, Sage, Purchase Ledger, Accounts Assistant, MS Word, Legal, Team Player, SOLAS

Application Details

Sarah Galley
0131 297 2706

Reference No: PRT296171

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