Senior Legal Cashier


Senior Legal Cashier

Competitive + Benefits

Ashurst, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

About Ashurst

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.

Department/Role overview

Working within the cashier team based in Glasgow ensuring timely and accurate processing of all banking transactions, posting of professional costs, processing payments and reconciliation of firm and client bank accounts.

Main responsibilities

  • Performance of control checks to ensure SRA Compliance.
  • Performance of end of day checks to ensure breaches do not arise.
  • Training of all new and current less experienced staff.
  • Liaise with the Cashier Supervisor to ensure all daily, weekly and monthly tasks have been performed to schedule.
  • Monitor cashflow and advise treasury where necessary of any possible account balance issues.
  • Assist and ensure all cashier tasks are performed timeously.
  • Assist the Cashier Manager in upcoming projects.
  • Liaise with the Cashier Manager on issues that arise.

Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience

  • Strong background experience of working in a cashiering role within legal or similar environment.
  • Team player, able to prioritise tasks to reach deadlines, with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexible to work longer hours when required.
  • Strong numeric, analytical and problem solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Good MS Excel skills.

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience of working within a large international law practice.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rule.
  • Solas / ILFM qualified
  • Knowledge of practice management systems would be beneficial especially 3E.

Background checks

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.