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Cashier Supervisor – 12 month FTC – International Law Firm

  • Job Type :

    Contract

    Full-Time

  • Salary : 48,0000 - 60,000

International law firm based in the heart of the London legal district is keen to hire a Legal Cashier Supervisor on a 12 month FTC basis. This opportunity could appeal to both a Senior Legal Cashier looking to advance their career or a current Cashier Manager or Finance Manager with a successful track record in legal cashiering.

 

The Cashier Supervisor will provide an efficient Cashiering service to the firm and will involve regular liaison with Partners and Business Service groups as well as managing the cashier team. The role will be covering for the existing Cashier Supervisor and requires an experienced senior level legal cashier with international law firm experience who is available at short notice. The firm operate on a full time basis of 9.30 – 5.30 and the accounts team work on an agile working basis of 3 days in the office and 2 from home. The salary banding is circa £48k for someone that is looking to take a step up into a supervisory role and is circa £55k – £60k for someone already at the supervisor level.

 

Duties include:

 

  • Supervision of complex Office receipt transactions including reversals and re-application involving Multi currency issues
  • Client Completions, ensuring we remain compliant as a firm in handling high value
  • Advising Partners on complex transactions and Matter set up ahead of completions including AML issues in the absence of the Cashiering Manager
  • Supervising the client residual client balances project for all the practice areas
  • Assisting the Cashiering Manager with monthly deposit Interest runs including proportional interest (currently manual
  • Advising Partners on Joint Deposit Accounts & Escrow agreement in absence of Cashiering Manager
  • Liaising with Partners & Barclays Bank in order to set up Joint Deposit Accounts in absence of the Cashiering and Accounts Payable Mange
  • Supervision of the Office & Client Account Bank reconciliations for the UK (GBP, USD & EURO)
  • Monitoring of Client balances with outstanding bills (Matters with client balances and outstanding bills report) liaising with Partners to determine the balance
  • Supervising weekly clearing of UK Office Credit balances, reporting any issues to Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager
  • Following up automated weekly reporting to Partners on their Client balances by holding regular meetings and supplying further ad-hoc reports as require
  • Assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager with maintenance of the Breach register & reporting to the COF
  • Liaising with Billers and AP on various cashiering and billing queries
  • Liaising with MLRO & advising Partners re AML on Acquisition deal
  • UK SRA Audit – liaising with Auditors and assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager in managing the UK Audit
  • Overseas Audit – liaising with Auditors and assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager in managing the Overseas Audit
  • Supervision of reconciliation of Deposit Accounts held with IPO, EUIPO, WIPO and ensuring regular Top ups are done
  • Cover for the Office Cashiers during periods of Absence
  • Assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager in implementing long-term solutions for the department to help reduce SAR breach register
  • Assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager by implementing solutions to streamline current procedures within the department
  • Arranging SAR and various training to UK Partners and Fee earners
  • Assisting Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager in arranging training to Overseas offices
  • Ad-hoc assistance as required to Cashiering and Accounts Payable Manager
  • Deposit interest calculations including quarterly runs and maintaining interest rates with help from the Cashiering Manager

 

Candidates will possess 8 years minimum experience in a legal cashier with current line management experience. First class understanding of SAR and wider compliance implications is essential as well as knowledge of Aderant accounting software.