Senior Legal Cashier

London (City of), London (Greater)
£38,000 to £45,000
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Job Title
Legal Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

This client is a leading independent law firm in the West End. They work in a niche area of law and are seen as leaders in their field. They work with a growing list of UK and International clients, mainly high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and corporate clients.

They are now looking to hire a Senior Legal Cashier on a permanent basis. This person will take on the management of the day to day transaction processing, ensuring that all accounts tasks are performed daily to the firm’s timetable. 


Maintain a cash flow forecast, ensuring that transactions are processed daily and the cash flow reflects this position

Liaise with bankers, ensuring that the firm’s covenants are met and associated reports are generated

Maintain the firms cash position; daily transfer of client money

Management reporting

VAT Returns

Daily monitoring of the firm billings and debts, ensuring the fee earners regularly bill for the professional fees, disbursements and other costs

Work with fee earners to chase outstanding debts 

Work with the COFA to ensure that the firm is compliant with the SRA accounts rules and that any breaches or risks are reported efficiently.

Liaise with the payroll bureau to ensure monthly submissions are made to deadline

Liaise with HMRC to ensure that all tax filings and report deadlines are met

Maintain, review and improve the firms core accounts procedures

Candidate Profile

Knowledge of the SRA Solicitors accounts rules

Knowledge of VAT relating to professional practices

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Accuracy and attention to detail

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 permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.