Legal Cashier

Clayton Legal
England, South Yorkshire, Rotherham
£20000 - £26000 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2021

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Legal Cashier | Rotherham | up to £26k

For over 150 years my client has been meeting the legal needs of clients throughout Yorkshire and beyond. They offer a wide range of services to both personal and business clients and their LEXCEL and ISO accreditation's show their commitment to client service, training, and quality.

Role Purpose:

As a Legal Cashier, you will be part of the Accounts department and will report into the Equity Partners. You will be tasked with processing account transactions, performing bank reconciliations,

and ensuring full compliance with the SRA Accounts Rules.

Areas of Accountability:

* Validating and processing client related transactions onto the computer system.

* Issuing cheques from both Office and Client accounts, ensuring that they are signed by a Partner.

* Reconciling Conveyancing Completion statements

* Producing bills of Costs with the relevant financial account(s).

* Preparing and distributing daily reports

* Checking that all financial statements are balanced.

* Giving guidance to Fee Earners / Support Staff in the Practice's accounting procedures and the compliance with SAR's.

* Maintaining accurate accounts records and audit trails as required by the Practice Manager and the SAR's.

* Performing bank reconciliations

* Cheque and card payment processing

* Comply with internal and external compliance processes and regulations.

* Adhering to Solicitors Accounts Rules

* Supervising and assisting junior / relief accounts staff

What you will need to succeed:

* At least 6 months experience in Legal Accounts or 12 months in other Accounting experience or some form of accountancy qualification or training.

* To be competent with the operation of relevant IT facilities including Word, Excel, Outlook.

* The use of Oyez forms and previous experience of Legal Case Management software is highly desirable, but training will be given on the use of the Practice's database and legal software.

* Ideally experience of all aspects of legal cashiering

* Ability to read and interpret client and office matter ledgers.

* Strong numeracy skills

* Competent IT user, especially Excel, but also Word and Outlook.

* Ability to work in a fast moving, high volume data inputting environment.

* Strong attention to detail

* Ability to communicate effectively.

* Proactive approach to all work tasks with fantastic time management skills.

* Ability to prioritise and multitask tasks accordingly.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In-House departments across the UK. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Look at our web site for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
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  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
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If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

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