Client Account Cashier

Part Time

Website Fieldfisher

A bit about the team… Due to the increased demand on the internal Finance team after a period of significant growth for the firm, there is an immediate requirement for a Client Account Cashier to join the team. What will the role involve… The main responsibilities will involve assisting in the management of the firms’ finance accounts in accordance with the SRA Accounts rules whilst also adhering to all the usual regulations which apply to all forms of accounting – including HMRC’s MTD for VAT legislation and Anti-Money Laundering Directives. Other responsibilities include the following: Checking, banking and posting all Client/currency and Deposit receiptsChecking and processing all Client/currency/deposit payment requisitionsChecking and processing all inter-ledgers transfers i.e. Client to Bill, Client to Disbursement, Client to Deposit, Client to Client. This can also include setting up of Money Market DepositsInvestigating unidentified cheques received and trying to resolve promptlyAssisting the client account team with opening & closing of bank accounts including joint and escrow/deposits Some Key Skills… Can primarily demonstrate a strong experience in client account cashiering and in particular has recent experience of a similar client cashiering role in a legal firmCan demonstrate a strong understanding of control environments and can identify control weaknessesAble to demonstrate a strong knowledge and application of current Solicitors Accounts Rules and AML proceduresCan demonstrate strong IT systems knowledge and a good use of excel capabilitiesCan develop strong internal working relationships with the finance team, fee-earners and secretaries as well as strong external relationships with bank contactsMust be able to communicate effectively and in a professional and personable manner – this is a key role in a key area for the firm and so must be professional and presentable at all timesNeeds to have strong numeracy, communication and interaction skills with a strong attention to detail Please note – follow the link to apply to access the full Job Description and Person Specification. What’s in it for you… Our people are at the core of what we do. Fieldfisher’s benefits package is designed to enable all colleagues to thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment. These benefits range from private health insurance, life assurance & income protection, flexi-gym discounts, season ticket loans, bike-to-work loans and much more. Fieldfisher Manchester is based in one of the city’s most vibrant destinations. We are based in the ultra-modern No.1 Spinningfields, a thriving hub for work, rest and recreation. We are based on the 17th floor, so if you’re inspired by fantastic skyline views and a bright, contemporary workspace then we will not disappoint. And yes, we are all aboard the hybrid working bandwagon – our working pattern of hot-desking and flexibility, supported by a friendly concierge team, is our new normal. If you are still not convinced then the complimentary muffins, fresh fruit, and drinks & nibbles to kick off the weekend might help. For the active crowd, there is secure bike storage, and shower facilities. We have also nailed the collaborative and fun side of things. Our team of 17 partners and 120 other fee earners and business support colleagues know how to enjoy themselves. Summer and Christmas parties, along with our Ministry of Fun (quiz nights, cake sales, sports teams, group activities etc), help team members to get to know each other and work together better. Check out our social media accounts to see for yourself!

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