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Legal Cashier - Immediate Start!

Location: COLCHESTER, ESSEX Salary: 10 - 12 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 9 days ago Reference: 3158923
Reed Accountancy Colchester are delighted to be working exclusively with a large Legal Practice of choice in recruiting a Legal Cashier. This is a temporary job for up to 3 months.

Applicants MUST have experience in Accounts and be Available Immediately.

As a core member of the team you will be required to;

• Processing all Client Invoices whilst ensuring the inclusion of all billable time, disbursements, recharges and expenses, in agreement with the fee earner
• Input all disbursements and recharge invoices to the Accounting System in a timely manner, allocated to the relevant Client Ledger
• Regularly reconciling disbursement and recharge supplier accounts with statements received
• Setting up payment to all disbursement and recharge suppliers, in agreement with payment terms
• Reviewing the unbilled disbursements and recharges of the firm on a regular basis, ensuring correct allocation on the Accounting System and liaising with the relevant fee earner to encourage swift billing
• Administering all search costs incurred by the firm, charging to the relevant Client Ledger by way of disbursement or recharge where applicable
• Liaising with key stakeholders to assist with disbursement and recharge related queries, and provide information where necessary
• Ensuring compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules, Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and internal policies and procedures, and reporting any breaches or concerns to the Finance Manager immediately
• Answering telephone calls, both internal and external, dealing with and following up queries in an effective and timely manner
• Assisting other Accounts staff with day-to-day duties, particularly during times of staff absence
• Various other adhoc duties which may arise

The Ideal candidate will have;

• Accounting/Bookkeeping qualification desirable
• Proven knowledge and experience in accounting for VAT
• Previous Legal Cashiering experience highly desirable
• Good working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules
• PC literate and an Intermediate to Advanced User of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• Experience of using Partner 4 Windows or similar financial systems would be desirable

Additional Information

• 37.5 hours a week (Mon-Fri)
• Accessable by Public Transport

This is a responsible and rewarding role for an individual who is interested in pursuing a new challenge. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please apply directly to:

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