Residual Client Account Cashier

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
13 Mar 2018
12 May 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

Do you want to work for a truly international law firm with offices in all the major business location across the globe?

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Residual Client Account Cashier – a specialist role within a large team of Cashiers, the role is to focus mainly on investigating residual client balances and arranging remedial action to clear the items within deadlines. Face to Face meetings with Partners/Fee Earners in our various offices within the UK. 

From time to time will be required to deal with daily Cashroom functions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing Client ledgers using Elite Enterprise and Filesite
  • Investigating origin of original source funds have been received from
  • Identify and documents findings
  • Communicate with Partners and agree appropriate action plan in accordance with SRA Accounts Rules 2011
  • Ensure actions are carried out in the agreed timescales
  • Provide reports/backing documentation to Team Leader/Manager
  • Monthly/Quarterly reports
  • Assisting with any further steps necessary to clear balances
  • Online Banking

About you

The ideal candidate will have continuous client account cashiering experience, working within a large corporate law firm. You must have good knowledge of legal accounting systems (preferably Elite) and strong IT skills. This role would suit someone who can demonstrate persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives, as well as working to strict deadlines. Good knowledge of internet banking and experience of dealing with a high volume of transaction is required. in addition to good numerical and communication skills. You will have a flexible working approach and the ability to work under pressure adapting to changes in your working environment.

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

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”). 

How to apply

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

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.