Legal Cashier

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I am looking for an experienced Legal Cashier to join a leading firm of solicitors in Sunderland.

Working Monday to Friday 09:00am to 17:00pm you will report directly to the practice manager.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small long standing team.

Your main responsibilities will include but wont be limited to;

Overview of accounts team / legal cashiers to ensure suitable control of all ledgers in line with SAR requirements: daily updates incl. involvement in processing receipts and payments (electronic / cheque), inter account transfers, reconciliation of statements, bills processing, Legal Aid (LA) and ad hoc review/analysis of ledgers, both client and nominal, and liaising with fee earners/secretaries.

Daily Bank and Cash Flow Reporting/Analysis over 3 month rolling period

Daily update of recurring entries on SOS (Solicitors Own Software)/spreadsheet analysis in conjunction with 3 month cash flow and processing of Standing Orders/Direct Debits

Daily reconciliation of bank accounts

Director related processes including monthly spend analysis

VAT return (quarterly processing) and online submission to HMRC

WIP Analysis (periodically / year-end)

Salary payments and analysis / Commissions / Consultancy

Payroll Journal processing / PAYE & NIC payments to HMRC

SOS Month End incl. journal input, LA/Legal Help processing, Control A/c reconciliation’s

SOS Month end and Year end processing / period roll overs

Monthly MI pack to Managing Director (including summary):

P & L Analysis

Balance Sheet Analysis / Reconciliation

Partner Capital Account Analysis

Debtors Analysis

Creditors Analysis

Disbursements Analysis



Fixed Asset register – updates and calculation / posting of journals for Depreciation

Bank Analysis

Loan data analysis / journal updates

Fee income analysis

Variance analysis

Budget/Forecast data

To be considered for the role you must have;

Previous experience in a similar role
Knowledge of the solicitors accounting rules
Be hard working and adaptable