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Legal Cashier / Accounts Assistant – required for our Retford office.

Reports to:

Accounts Department Manager

Job Purpose:

To support the Accounts Department Manager in the provision of Financial Services to the practice by providing competent and efficient assistance in Cashier / Book – Keeping duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support the operation of the firms accounting system.
  • To ensure that all banking is done daily as directed.
  • To ensure that all cheques are produced on correct amounts and Client Account is never allowed to overdraw.
  • To enter postings to the accounts system on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that new matters are recorded correctly.
  • To assist in the entering of bills.
  • To execute Telegraphic Transfers.
  • To ensure that all authorized invoices are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • To deal directly with Clients when receiving payment by cash, card or cheque.
  • To support the operation of the departments credit control system.
  • To manage the Petty Cash procedure.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.

Personal Qualities

Managing Yourself

  • Self motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Delivers work output to the required standard.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.

Working with People

  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with others and is seen as ‘approachable’.
  • Operates effectively as part of a team.
  • Willing to offer help to all colleagues to ensure company success.

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision making when dealing with problems.
  • Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
  • Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
  • Checks that information is accurate and complete.
  • Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.

Communication Skills

  • Able to express oneself both orally and in writing in a clear and constructive way.
  • Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
  • Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements.

Experience Required

Essential

  • Recent practical experience of accounts administration and payroll.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of computers and software with good keyboard skills.
  • Practical experience of handling client enquiries both face to face and by telephone.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a legal environment.
  • Working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules

 

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