Legal Cashier (3 Month FTC) in Dentons at Scotland, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Dentons

This listing is about Dentons in Scotland, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Term: Temporary

Duration: 3 months

Reports to: Cashier Manager

Practice group: Accounts

Location: Remote UK/ Scotland Office

The Department

The legal Cashier will be responsible for the handling of routine cash transactions for the firm, ensuring that the Law Society of Scotland accounts rules are adhered to at all times. The role will be providing a cashiering service on behalf of all our UK offices with the main focus being on client account. This role is a three month fixed term contract to cover for some planned sick leave in the team.

Definition of remote working hours follows;

Remote – There is no need to attend an office and, as such, this is fully remote role. We will provide all the necessary equipment and an allowance to create a workspace in your own home and you will not be expected to come to an office. At the moment all virtual workers must be in the based in UK.

Purpose of role

  • Ensuring all Client and Office a/c transactions are dealt with in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Inputting of payments onto the firms internet banking platforms Bank of Scotland, RBS Bankline and Santander
  • Client a/c and Office a/c banking and processing
  • Processing of counsel fee invoices to matters in a timely manner
  • Residual balances
  • Full running and checking of weekly reports to assist with the general housekeeping of matters and any potential COFA breaches reported to the accounts supervisor when they occur
  • Working closely with the fee earners and other support staff to always provide an efficient service at all times
  • Liaising closely with the teams in London and Warsaw and dealing with queries both internally and externally in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting the Cashiers manager with any other ad hoc duties
  • The incumbent may be required to work extra hours (in addition to their normal working hours).

Required experience, skills and attributes

  • Experience of working in a cashiering environment in the Professional Services Sector
  • Working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • PC literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office, e.g. Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of an accounting system such as Elite/Aderant an advantage
  • Knowledge of banking systems, ideally Bank of Scotland and RBS Bankline an advantage
  • Knowledge of Chrome River expense system or Concur expense system an advantage

Personal skills / attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoys working with numbers and looking for a long term career in legal finance
  • Keen to learn and be mentored in the work they do to progress their career
  • Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy
  • Able to interact positively at all levels and a good team player
  • Able to demonstrate excellent customer facing skills
  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, while also being able to follow instructions and provide support to the accounts supervisor
  • Experience of working in a law firm or a professional services environment would be an advantage

Company: Dentons

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Scotland, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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