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  • Legal Cashier x 2 – Business Services Department, Ref:ALC/BS/ACC/KA/APR17

    Leigh Day, an award winning, specialist law firm, is seeking to hire 2 outstanding candidates

    Legal Cashier | Reporting directly to the Accounts Manager the post holder will assist in ensuring the firm’s accounting complies with the standards and procedures as set out by the Law Society; the firm’s accounting procedures are adhered to all legal cashiering duties are undertaken promptly and accurately. It will ideally suit a legal cashier with demonstrable relevant experience within a similar sized law firm and / or an insurance firm. Whilst an ILFM Qualification will be highly advantageous, it is not essential. /he must have a thorough understanding of Solicitor Accounts Rules.

    Assistant Legal Cashier |This post will undertake daily banking duties including administration and reconciliation of petty cash, processing of accounting transactions, billing and preparation of cheques. S/he will assist the Accounts team with other relevant day-to-day tasks. Whilst legal background is not a must for this post, s/he must have a demonstrable understanding of Solicitor Accounts Rules.

    Both roles demand a high standard of performance, accuracy and ability to meet deadlines therefore candidates must have demonstrable experience of working within a busy accounts team. They must be able to demonstrate a high standard of numerical ability and competency to work with MS Excel and accounting software(s). They must have excellent written, verbal communication skills and ability to work with both internal and external stakeholders.

    To download the Legal Cashier job description, please click here.

    To download the Assistant Legal Cashier job description, please click here.
    Contracts:            Permanent, full-time position.
    Closing date:      1 May 2017**
    Location:              London
    Salary:                 Competitive
    Start date:            ASAP
    **Given the urgency we will be shortlisting on a rolling basis and aim to close the vacancy asap. If you are keen to apply, it is highly advisable that you send in your application as soon as possible.

    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 1 May 2017.**

    •    A covering letter stating a) why you are interested in this role, b) how you match the person specifications, c) your current salary details and d) applicable notice period.
    •    A copy of your up-to-date CV.
    •    The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form (to download, click here).

    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

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