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Junior Legal Cashier
  • Date Posted:
    09 Oct 2019
  • Advertising End Date:
    31 Oct 2019
  • Vacancy Type:
    Graduate
Holmes & Hills are a large regional law firm that has grown significantly in recent years and who are continuing to grow.
The firm's large team of solicitors and legal professionals have earned a reputation for offering a wide range of specialist legal services to individuals, businesses and local authorities across the South East and East Anglia.
 
Holmes & Hills has several departments specialising in a wide range of private client and commercial work. The firm prides itself on providing expert legal services whilst keeping control of costs. For more information on who we are please see our website

THE ROLE
We are currently looking for someone to fill our Junior Legal Cashier role. In this role you will work with two experienced team members who will provide you with on the job training, so you are able to work with high volume and provide a high quality and timely service to our fee earning teams and ultimately our clients. You will deal with various accounting duties in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules and Code of Conduct.
 
This role is an ideal starting role for someone who has a keen interest in working within an Accounts function. However, some accounts experience is advantageous.
 
THE DAY TO DAY
Your day to day work will include:
  • Handling general enquiries and liaising with Fee Earners and Partners
  • Processing CHAPS & BACS Transfers (receipts and payments)
  • Updating and maintaining office and client account details held on the Banking System.
  • Posting daily office payments and receipts.
  • Raising client and office cheques as and when required
  • Completions
  • Controlling Petty Cash transactions and balances
  • Processing Bills
  • Transferring funds from client to office accounts
  • Process card payments
  • Cheque posting queue to see if there are any slips to be posted i.e. BGC/Monies in/out; General expenses; fees
  • Check Bill queue and post any bills you are responsible for
  • Daily banking – Braintree
  • Post Daily Banking for Sudbury and Halstead
  • Post Land Registry charges
  • Post TM Property to Ledger
  • Posting Client interest
  • Deleting matters from SOS
  • DX and post tray collections
  • Printing off statements relating to Client and Office Accounts as and when required
For Personal Injury Dept
  • Entering PI invoices to SOS as Anticipated Disbursements (UNYP)
  • Cancelling PI invoices when requested (CNYP)
  • Scheduling PI invoices (to providers medical reports/Insurance) etc
  • Paying PI invoices (to providers Medial reports/Insurance) etc
  • Send payment schedules to PI Providers
  • Reconciling PI provider statements to our ledgers
  • Check PI Completion statements and enter bills to system
  • Input anticipated disbursements (UNYP’s) on system for PI dept
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
You will need to be comfortable with numbers and confident using Excel. Experience within an accounts function is advantageous but we are really looking for someone who wants to learn the role and how accounts works within the legal sector.
 
WHAT SKILLS SHOULD I HAVE?
  • Accurate with fantastic attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • A keen interest in accounts
  • Great IT knowledge
  • A team player
WHAT ARE WE OFFERING?
A competitive salary with a supportive work environment.


How to apply:
To apply for this role please email your CV and cover letter to GeorgiaM@holmes-hills.co.uk

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