Legal Cashier (12 month FTC)

Position/Type:
Legal Finance
Level:
Other
Location:
East Anglia, London
Job Term:
Contract/Interim
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
11/07/2017
Recruiter:
Career Legal
Job Ref:
908095

My client is a growing international law firm specializing in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance, reinsurance and liability areas. They have offices spanning the globe and over 1000 employees, with headquarters in London and several other offices in the UK.


They are now looking to hire a Legal Cashier to join their Essex office and work on a residual balance project.


Key Responsibilities


Assist with financial operations cashiering projects and ensure compliance with solicitors’ accounts rules, across multiple jurisdictions


Undertake a forensic review of client account balances


Liaise directly with lawyers, partners and clients


Monitor and test the work undertaken by the financial operations team; Identify required improvements 


Design internal guidelines and contribute to the development of the compliance infrastructure


Liaise with the SRA on Accounts Rules queries; preparation of papers for appropriate submission


Assist with the reconciliations of all firm’s bank accounts


Assist with SAR monthly reporting requirements


Deliver an effective and timely service to the firm by managing their workload and maintaining a high degree of accuracy


Candidate Profile


The successful candidate will have full knowledge of the SRA Accounts Rules. 


Previous experience within a Legal Finance department. 


Excellent analytical and financial skills with good attention to detail. 


Experience of reviewing and reconciling residual client account balances. 


Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel.


Important Notice


It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.


Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


Closing Date:
08/08/2017

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