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Legal Cashier Job Vacancy February 2019

January 28, 2019 by in category Job Vacancy, News with 0 and 0
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We are looking to recruit a legal cashier to join our team in our Manchester office. If interested in this role please apply by clicking the button below and attach your CV.



SALARY: £20,000.00



Why should I apply?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK’s most prestigious firm of specialist driving offence solicitors; defending drivers nationwide for all UK criminal motoring offences.

We are a friendly and modern firm, client focused, and keen to invest in and develop candidates who are eager to join us and start a career.

Who is the employer? Where will I be working?

Here at Geoffrey Miller Solicitors, we keep drivers on the road!

The firm was founded in 2000 and was originally operated by Mr Geoffrey Miller (deceased) himself. The firm is now operated and managed by Miss Jeanette Miller, also known as ‘Miss Justice!’

Jeanette acts in defending motoring prosecutions amongst many high profile figures and regularly contributes to supplying specialist motoring comments in newspapers, magazines, TV and radio.

Our motto is ‘Client is King’; we care about what happens to our clients and aim to achieve the best possible outcome in every case we are involved in. How we achieve our results varies from case to case but is usually as a result of some or all of the following core values adopted by every member of our organisation:

1. Positivity

We believe in the positive results achieved through positive thinking and the importance of all communication both internally and externally being approached with a positive mind-set.

2. Team Work

We are a team and we act with integrity, respect and consideration. We value open communication as the best way to forge amazing relationships.

3. Client is King

We care deeply about our clients. We have a genuine desire to help and make a difference to our clients. We follow the principle that the “Client is King”.

4. Work Ethic

We are driven by performance and inspired by change. Our objectives are challenging, and we recognise and celebrate both individual and team successes.

5. Accountability

We are accountable and we each take personal responsibility for the needs of our clients and the success of our business.

6. Excellence

We practice excellence. We continually look for ways to improve performance and take pride in the quality of everything we do.

7. Expert Pioneers

We are proud to be pioneers of our field of expertise in motoring law and serious litigation. In addition to being at the forefront of this niche area of law, we are creative and devise new ideas and unique case strategies to stay at the leading edge.

Geoffrey Miller Solicitors is a phenomenal place to work; we offer great opportunities, benefits, progression, experiences, and we love Mondays!

Jeanette also uses alternative business enhancement solutions such as Feng Shui to ensure we work in the optimum environment and together we are strong advocates of the Law of Attraction; understanding the importance of pre-paving the expectation of positive outcomes.

If you succeed with your application, you will be part of our dynamic team based at our head office in Media City, Salford; a modern destination in Manchester with creativity, leisure and a vibrant atmosphere.

What work will I be doing? What responsibilities will I have?

The successful candidate will be working within the Accounts department to provide accurate financial recording of both firms’ accounts, which will include but is not limited to:

  1. Dealing with the Purchase Ledger.  Including processing of nominal and disbursement invoices and company credit cards, ensuring the authorisation process is followed. Posting of all direct debits which appear on the office bank account ensuring continuity of nominal codes and VAT.  Exporting payments onto bankline.  Sending remittance advices.
  2. Dealing with Sales Ledger.  Including raising of invoices and sending to clients, ensuring debtors list is checked on a monthly basis, any outstanding invoices need to investigated with a manager and credited off is advised to do so.
  3. Reconciling bank accounts across both firms;
  4. Knowledge of double entry.
  5. Experience of Accruals and Prepayments.
  6. Experience of preparation of management accounts.
  7. Checking and dealing with any office credit balances;
  8. Hourly rate billing;
  9. Agreed fee billing;
  10. Banking any cheques received;
  11. Handle and maintain petty cash under supervision;
  12. Filing;
  13. Process any transfers and refunds;
  14. Manage, allocate and/or write off WIP on all agreed fee cases on a weekly basis;
  15. Manage archiving of files;
  16. Opening files;
  17. Update target board at the end of the day and share with all staff;
  18. Send daily figures for both firms to Managing Director at the end of each working day;
  19. Deal with any Central Funds refunds received in to client account;
  20. To be able to produce quarterly SAR reports.

Training to be provided:

In depth job-specific training from the Finance Manager & Office Manager.

Future Prospects:

Upon successful completion of the probationary period, you will be awarded with a permanent position with opportunities to develop and progress your career. Geoffrey Miller Solicitors offer an in house progression plan which is open to all employees and include various career paths.

Applicant details:

We will review your application against the criteria below when considering your suitability for the role. Only applications which clearly demonstrate, with evidence, that they meet the essential criteria will be short-listed for interview.

Skills/Knowledge/ExperiencePersonal qualitiesMinimum entry qualifications
• Working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) essential

• Previous experience of working in a legal accounts department essential

• Ability to work with Microsoft Office; Word, Outlook & Excel at an intermediate level.

• Experience in the preparation of management accounts, including preparation of accruals and prepayments.

• Previous experience using Proclaim case management/accounting system desirable

• Excellent customer service skills

• Understanding of confidentiality requirements

• Ability to deal with sensitive personal client situations effectively

• Team player

• Attention to detail

• Reliable

• Punctual

• Good communication skills (written and verbal)

• Confident

• Target driven

• Able to work under pressure in a fast pace environment.

• Resilient

• Mature attitude

• Accountable

• Takes pride in personal appearance

• Committed

• Proactive

• Good telephone manner

• Analytical

• Organised

• 5 GCSE’s grade A-C including English, Maths and IT
Click here to attach your CV and apply

Geoffrey Miller Solicitors is a trading name of Jeanette Miller Law Limited, a Limited Company Registered in England and Wales. Company No: 8214795.
Registered Office: Riverside House Kings Reach Business Park, Yew Street, Stockport, United Kingdom, SK4 2HD.
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