Senior Legal Cashier -12mth FTC

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Vacancy Type
Finance, Billing/credit control
Role Classification
Other Professional
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About Ashurst: Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional 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. To find out more please visit here.

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.

Department/Role overview:

As a Senior Legal Cashier you will work within an engaging and stimulating environment, you will have the chance to play an important role in the company's day-to-day operations and supporting the smooth running of a medium size legal cashier team. ,transacting with both banks and clients on a regular basis.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:30.

Main responsibilities:

  •  Performing Bank Reconciliations
  •  Allocating and posting office and client account credits
  •  Uplifting and lodging monies on deposit accounts
  •  Calculation of Interest on Client funds
  •  Dealing with overseas payments
  •  Setting up payments using online banking services
  •  Posting and payment of Client Disbursements
  •  Checking bills for unpaid disbursements
  •  Action Client to office transfers
  •  Action office to client transfers
  •  Chasing Counsel for VAT Tax Invoices
  •  Raising office and client cheques
  •  Returning duplicate or overpayments of bills
  •  Reversing and reposting of bill credits
  •  Client and office account cheque reconciliation
  •  Month end processing
  •  Management and reporting of client balances
  •  Controls performed to ensure SRA compliance
  •  Support colleagues as required
  •  Dealing with ad hoc queries presented to the team
  •  Dealing with the cashier group inbox
  •  Supporting the Cashier Manager in the running of the team as required
  •  Supporting the Cashier Manager and team on large upcoming projects

Essential skills and experience:

  •  Highly Numerate with keen attention to detail
  •  Strong background experience of working within a large International Law Practice
  •  Excellent knowledge of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules or ILFM qualified
  •  Strong excel skills
  •  Knowledge of key banking software systems
  •  Effective communicator with the ability to communicate orally or in writing.
  •  Confident polite telephone manner, tactful and diplomatic when under pressurised situations
  •  Effective team working and interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to liaise in a professional manner at all times with key stakeholders
  •  Experience of working alone or in a team under supervision maintaining good working relationships with colleagues at all times
  •  Ability to work under pressure and flexible to work longer hours when required


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

Find Us
+44 20 7638 1111
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
E1 6PW
United Kingdom
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