Senior Client Account Cashier

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Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Permanent

CMS are looking for an experienced Senior Client Account Cashier to manage the day to day running of a busy Client Account Cashier team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast paced, continuously growing new team and to work for a leading international law firm.

About the role

  • Manage the day to day running the Client Account Cashier Team 

  • Managing/Monitoring client monies mail box 

  • Process monies received into various accounts including € and $ 

  • Check payments are being effectively dealt with and in accordance with the firms policies 

  • Lodging Funds on Deposit accounts 

  • Daily and Monthly Bank Reconciliation 

  • Monitor and record breaches in compliance with the Law Society Accounts Rules 

  • Adhere to Firms Anti money laundering regulations 

  • Liaise with Partners and Fee Earners re client Monies

  • 6 years of continuous client account cashiering experience essential within a large corporate Legal Firm 

  • Experience working for large corporate a law firm 

  • Supervisory/Management experience 

  • Knowledge of the SRA rules are preferred but not essential, if no knowledge of SRA rules the candidate will be expected to attend various courses

Key Skills

  • Good knowledge of legal accounting system (preferably Elite) and strong IT skills 

  • Good working knowledge of Internet banking 

  • Solid numerical and communication skills 

  • Experience dealing with a high volume of transactions 

  • Proven experience working to strict deadlines 

  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives 

  • Delivers work output to the required standard 

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Flexible working approach 

  • Adaptable to changes in the working environment 

  • Checks that information is accurate and complete

About us 

CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 39 countries from 70 office worldwide. 

On 1 May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang came together to create a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services.  And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.

If you are interested please apply online or contact Phoebe Napier, Recruitment Advisor for more information.