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Legal Cashier

Job Title: Legal Cashier
Job Type: 6M FTC
Location: London or Colchester
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000
Start Date: ASAP
Industry: Legal

My client is a leading law firm, looking for a Legal Cashier to join their team.
This contract will be for an initial period of 6 months with a possibility of extension depending on the business needs.

This role is a mix of hybrid working and the successful applicant would be required to attend their London or Colchester office 1 day a week.

Job Purpose:
The Legal Cashier assists the department with all aspects of accounts administration, including all elements of legal cashiering.

The successful applicant will work specifically with their Real Estate & Projects team to assist them with residual balances and reconciliation of client matters.

At least 12 months experience working as a Legal Cashier is required for this role.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time it may be necessary to vary these to meet the department and business needs.

*Residual Balance administration and general financial assistance for the Real Estates and Projects Department;
*Reconciliation of client matters for both office and client ledgers;
*Office and client account banking and processing;
*Process client and office account payments by BACS/CHAPS;
*Archiving of ledger files;

Skills and Experience Required

*At least 12 months experience achieved within a legal account working environment;
*Previous experience of residual balance reconciliation and experience of commercial
*conveyancing accounting would be useful;
*A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation which is consistently of a high standard;
*Good computer skills (competent in Excel and Word).
*Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload, to have a flexible approach to ensure all deadlines are met;
*Must be able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
*Willingness to excel within an accounts environment and keen to learn;

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.