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Legal Cashier (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

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  • Ref: SD202

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Cashier to join our client’s firm in Exeter on a fixed term contract for 12 months. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is currently looking to get back into a Legal Cashier role after a short break or someone who wants a change from their present role and would be happy to undertake a contract role. 

Legal Cashier (12 Month Fixed Term Contract) responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Efficiently and accurately assist in maintaining the purchase ledger
  • Manage and prepare all staff and partner expenses claims, posting onto firms accounting system
  • Check and record purchase ledger invoices and post to nominal ledger
  • Set up new suppliers with bank account details
  • Prepare schedules of purchase ledger payments due and make the agreed payments
  • Reconcile purchase ledger records against supplier statements
  • Monitor payments paid into and out of the Client Account strictly in accordance with the Solicitors Account Rules
  • Calculate and record interest on monies held for Clients, both on a temporary and permanent basis
  • Make all necessary checks and entries to the firm's computerised accounts system to ensure that the firm's finances can be reconciled regularly and as necessary
  • Attend to payments by Telegraphic Transfers, BACS and foreign currency transfers, as and when required
  • Check and record draft bills submitted by fee earners or PAs
  • Allocate and record VAT invoice numbers for all acceptable bills before they are sent to the Client
  • Maintain an awareness of key financial targets and dates, and work to support those.
  • Produce high quality work, first time, in order to support fee-earning capacity across the firm


Legal Cashier (12 Month Fixed Term Contract) requirements include...


  • Previous experience working as a Legal Cashier within a law firm is essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work within a team and to communicate effectively with all levels across the Firm
  • Ability to work with high volumes of work
  • Operational knowledge of purchase ledger and staff expenses claims process
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Competent IT Skills (Word, Excel, internet, email)


If you would like more information regarding this role, please get in touch with Sophia Damshenas today.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above position. 

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