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Legal cashier / accounts assistant

  • Specialisation: N/A
  • Location: Newcastle Office

We are currently expanding our Accounts Team and are recruiting for an experienced Legal Cashier to work within our busy Newcastle based office. This will be a full time, permanent role with opportunities for progression for the right applicant.

Successful applicants will:

  • Have at least two years’ experience as a legal cashier
  • Possess solid knowledge of the SRA rules
  • Have a positive and proactive attitude
  • Have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Be a team player but also be able to work independently
  • Be able to provide first class client care
  • Have a high level of IT skills and knowledge

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Posting transactions in accordance with firm procedures and in line with SARs
  • Identifying and allocating payments
  • Processing payments out of the banks
  • Generating interest calculations
  • Processing transfers between client and office account in line with the firm’s procedures
  • Preparing bank reconciliations and investigating any variances
  • Review matter listings for action needing to be taken
  • Assist with VAT reporting
  • Liaise with auditors and accountants
  • Assisting debt collection
  • Respond to queries from fee earners in an efficient and helpful manner
  • Offer a high level of proactive service to the firm
  • Other accounts related tasks as required
  • Prior knowledge of Liberate would be advantageous

If you would like to apply for this role, please download and complete the standard application form linked below and send to ruth.fell@hay-kilner.co.uk.