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Purchase Ledger/Legal Cashier

Birmingham, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 19 hours ago


Role: Legal Cashier/ Purchase Ledger

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Location: Leeds City Centre

My Client:

My client is one of the UK's leaders in Commercial Law with over 1100 employees in offices across their 5 city centre UK locations.


Managing the day to day transactions of Office Accounts and Purchase Ledger, ensuring the business is compliant with Solicitors Accounts rules (SARs).

Daily processing of Office account payments, receipts and transfers; performing end of day balancing procedures
Identification and allocation of Office account receipts
Accurate posting of Office account receipts and payments
Accurate production of cheques for Office account to ensure the timely settlement of disbursements
Accurate processing of BACS payment via online banking
Investigation and resolution of unidentified receipt on a timely basis
Daily reconciliation of unidentified funds
Providing ad-hoc assistance for any internal requests or queries in accordance with service line agreement
Ensuring regulatory compliance with SARs to prevent any breach
Timely and accurate filing of all support documentation

Purchase Ledger

Coding and posting supplier invoices
Maintenance of supplier data; creating new suppliers
Review and reconciliation of supplier statements of account
Coding and posting of credit card and direct debit payments
Payment of staff expenses
Accurate and timely payment of disbursements
Processing weekly and monthly BACS and cheque payment runs
Liaising direct with third parties both verbally and in writing


Demonstrate a strong experience of Office account cashiering and Purchase Ledger, preferably in a legal environment
Demonstrate a strong understanding of control environments
Demonstrate a sound knowledge and application of current SARs and money laundering procedures
Ability to develop solid internal working relationships with all within Finance and the business as a whole, particularly fee earners and secretaries
Demonstrate an ability to ascertain and adhere to the requirements of the role in a timely manner
Be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in a professional and personable manner
Possess excellent numerical skills with attention to detail
Display a strong work ethic with the ability to meet targets
Excellent administration and communication skills
Good working knowledge of ExcelSearch is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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Birmingham, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom