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Legal Cashier - Leeds City Centre

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced permanent Legal Cashier.

Our client are a growing company and are experiencing a strong period of growth and development and as a result are looking to recruit for a capable, knowledgeable cashier who is able to hit the ground running. Training and support will be provided.

The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules and undertaking the full range of cashiering procedures and assisting other members of the team as required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

* Entering cash onto ledgers.
* Processing of CHAPS, BACS, Faster Payments and inter-account transfers.
* Processing client to office transfers for payment of bills.
* Checking bills and completion statements.
* Entering supplier invoices.
* Raising, checking and arranging for signature of cheque payments.
* Credit control.
* Processing monthly payroll using Sage payroll software and preparing statutory returns including PAYE and NIC.
* Assisting the Accounts team in day to day general accounting duties.
* Assisting the Accounts team with month end and year end duties.
* Providing cover for other members of the team during absences.
* Dealing with queries from fee earners and support staff.
* Providing additional support to the Financial Controller, Directors or other staff as required.

Additional responsibilities:-

* Ensuring compliance with the SAR, Money Laundering Regulations and VAT requirements in all aspects of the role.

The ideal candidate will:-

* Have experience of working within a similar role.
* Be able to demonstrate experience in bank payments, receipts and reconciliations and general billing.
* Have an understanding of purchase ledger and nominal ledger and will have an understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and have the necessary enthusiasm and drive to work within the legal sector.
* Have strong customer service skills and able to work to various deadlines.
* Have good Excel and Word skills.

For more details on the role please contact Gemma Watmough.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.