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
Fixed Asset register – updates and calculation / posting of journals for Depreciation
Loan data analysis / journal updates
Fee income analysis
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