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Legal Cashier

Legal Cashier supporting our Finance department.

The role

To provide an effective and efficient Cashiering function within the Finance Department.

Key responsibilities

To assist the Senior Cashier with the following:

  • Client residual balances: liaising with partners and associates and assisting with returning old balances.
  • Update client accounting records/statements for clients.
  • Post Client transactions to Elite 3E.
  • Post Office Receipts to Bills to Elite 3E.
  • Cashiering for Greek, Geneva and Monaco entities.
  • Enter and verify payments on the online banking platform.
  • Various reporting tasks on a monthly basis.
  • Check and process the client to office bill payments.       

Additional duties:

  • General office administration, such as filing and retrieving copy documents and other projects as required.
  • Providing holiday cover to other members of the Finance team.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required.

Key skills & experience required

A minimum of three years’ legal cashiering experience.

  • Experience of Elite 3E practice management system.
  • Good knowledge of SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Experience of dealing with residual balances ideal.
  • Experience in an international environment and on-line international payments advantageous.
  • Accurate keyboard skills.
  • Computer literate, with good knowledge of MS Office.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to use initiative and manage own workload effectively.
  • Enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills; helpful and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Customer focus; willingness and ability to deal with enquiries from budget holders and suppliers in a confident, efficient and friendly manner.
  • Good numeracy, organisation skills and strong attention to detail.

Additional information

Please note that this job description is not contractual, and may be amended periodically to meet the changing needs of the Firm.

HFW aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will be considered only on merit and the applicant’s suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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About HFW

HFW is a sector focused global law firm.  We have over 700 lawyers working across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.  We take a progressive approach to our roles in commercial business – thinking creatively and pragmatically to support our clients.

Whether we are solving complex issues within the construction, aviation or shipping industries, or providing advice across insurance, commodities and energy we are specialist lawyers here to add value to our clients.  We think about the commercial solution first, and then underpin our advice with a solid foundation of legal expertise.

Vacancy Details
Full time
Fixed-Term Contract (maternity cover)
Posted 31/05/2024
An effective and efficient cashier assisting the Senior Cashier with a series of tasks.