Legal Cashier

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My client is a leading business within the legal sector, and are experiencing a period of impressive growth.

Due to the above, they now have a vacancy for an experienced Legal Cashier to join the team in West Leicestershire.

The Role Summary:

You will be working within a team of legal cashiers in a high-volume residential conveyancing environment, providing a high quality and timely service to the core processing teams, where you will deal with various accounting duties in accordance with the CLC Accounts Code.

You should be able to:

• Deliver an efficient and timely service to all conveyancing teams
• Have a good understanding of the CLC Accounts Code
• Communicate with colleagues and third parties in a professional manner
• Provide good customer service
• Maintain productivity at a level, which will ensure company targets and deadlines are met

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

All responsibilities highlighted below are linked to the role, but on occasions main duties will go beyond what has been highlighted, some of the below will only be delivered after a period of time and achievement of expected knowledge.

Day to Day Tasks:

• Complete tasks efficiently, accurately and within specified timescales to a high standard of customer service to our internal clients
• Ensuring all completions are dealt with efficiently, accurately and in accordance with the CLC Accounts Code
• Deal with all financial queries received from the legal teams
• Client Billing and Credit Notes
• Dealing with any aged debtors and aged disbursements
• Ensuring your allocated teams Aged Balances are kept up to date and compliant
• Report any breach of the CLC Accounts Code or company policy immediately to the HOFA or LCM
• Review client account ledgers to ensure we hold sufficient cleared funds for the benefit of the recipient, before processing any payment instruction
• Mentoring trainee members of the legal cashier team to aid their progression and share knowledge and experiences
• Mentoring and assisting Legal Cashiers with more complex completions / queries to ensure accuracy and understanding
• Identifying, monitoring and achieving targets on a daily basis
• Any other duties reasonably required
• Review incoming funds ensuring full compliance with the CLC Accounts / AML
• Ensure full compliance with all company policies at all times, and raise any issues to the relevant parties
• Ensure sufficient financial documentation has been received to identify and confirm the accuracy of any completion payments required, and give guidance if inaccurate
• Give guidance and advice to the legal teams in relation to their finances, and ensure they balance correctly before allowing the financial transaction to proceed to completion

Core Job Responsibilities:

To ensure that you are competent to operate as a Legal Cashier, the post holder will need to develop and demonstrate knowledge / proficient application in an operational environment of:

• Checking Mover and Remortgage Completions
• Posting to ledgers
• Issuing Office cheques
• Bankline importing
• Bankline inputting
• Bankline authorisation
• Daily Filing
• Printing Cheques
• Dealing with cheques in
• Dealing with Money in
• Dealing with Invoices and credit notes
• Cost Breakdowns
• Direct Debits
• Aged Debtors Report
• Searches
• Unbilled Disbursement
• TT / BACS Out
• Indemnity Premium payments
• Bulk Estate Agency Payments
• SDLT Payments
• HMLR Payments and reconciliation
• Aged Balances
• Card Refunds
• Unallocated credit / Aborted billing files
• Authorising manual payments
• Cancelling cheques (Office and client)
• Training and mentoring colleagues
• Client bank Reconciliation
• Office bank Reconciliation
• Nominal Reconciliations

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