Are you a skilled Legal Cashier with experience of supervising a small team? Or do you have similar Finance experience from within professional services and would be keen to move into the Legal sector? We have a new opportunity for a Legal Cashier to join a market leading and highly reputable law firm, based in central Birmingham on an initial 12-month fixed term contract. As an accomplished finance professional, you will have knowledge of SAR/VAT.
A varied and interesting role, you will provide outstanding client service as part of a tight-knit team, assisting in their processing of all financial transactions for the firm, through their accounting systems and via the bank. On a daily basis, you will be sending, receiving, and recording electronic payments, as well as recording account transactions. You will be an effective communicator, comfortable liaising with departmental members and clients, fee earners, and always maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
As Legal Cashier, you will monitor budgets, providing sound financial advice on the posting of financial transactions. You will oversee safekeeping of clients’ funds, conducting internal and external reports and audits, delivering market-leading financial management expertise at all times. You will perform daily banking reconciliations, log and report any issues, and liaising with fee earners and the further Finance team.
You will also work as a hands-on member of the cashiering team, processing transactions, posting bills, credit notes and write offs. You will process telegraphic transfers, both domestically and internationally, and deal with internal and external queries relating to financial transactions. You will produce invoices and cancellation notes in accordance with the Partner’s instructions, alongside any special billing requirements, and be the fee earners’ and secretaries’ first point of contact for any billing queries.
Having experience of working in a similar Legal Accounts or Treasury role in a professional services environment, you will be experienced in SAR/VAT rules, general legal accounts and will be able to maintain a good knowledge of Axxia and Excel. You will be flexible, approachable and always remain calm under pressure, whilst still delivering the highest standards of client service.
In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefit package, alongside the opportunity to create your own role in a market leading law firm.
SimkissGuy Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency for the purpose of this vacancy. By sending your CV to us, you hereby consent for is to contact you in relation to recruitment. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all. We will be in touch within 3 working days if we would like to discuss your CV and experience further. If you do not hear from us within that time then you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this particular vacancy. We would welcome further applications from you for roles that may be more suited to your skills and experience.