- Location: Woking/Southampton
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Cashier Supervisor reporting to the Finance Operations Manager, working in a high performing professional finance team. This is an opportunity to join a busy team where you will be involved in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for the supervision of the Legal Cashier team.
You will have an opportunity to assist with leading and developing the team alongside the Financial Operations Manager and really make an impact on creating an efficient environment with the use of technology. The role will be based in either Woking or Southampton but supervising a team covering the firm’s six offices from the City to the South Coast.
As Legal Cashier Supervisor you will be responsible for the daily supervision of a medium sized Legal Cashier team over 2 offices. Their primary objective is to provide the necessary level of service to help the firm and partners deliver the best possible service to our clients and suppliers.
Key tasks of the role may include:
- Daily supervision of the Legal Cashier team.
- Balancing workloads and resources between team members and offices as required to ensure the smooth running of all transaction processing.
- Encourage an environment of timely and accurate processing of all relevant transactions.
Operational Service Delivery & Process Improvements
- Work with the team to process all client matter transactions through the systems in a timely manner, ensuring correct authorisation and accurate input.
- Over-see and review all types of cashiering transactions
- Supervise the Legal Cashier team to achieve an accurate and timely month end closure.
Controls, Compliance & Best Practice
- Working with the FOM to ensure compliance with all relevant financial controls, processes and internal policies.
- Working with the FOM to ensure the Solicitor Accounts Rules are being adhered to.
- Assist with the annual Solicitors Regulation Authority audit where required.
- Assist in preparing for and supporting the annual external LLP audit.
We are looking for people who can demonstrate:
Previous supervision or management experience within a finance department is essential, with a proven track record of experience in supervising, leading and coaching a cashiering team within a law firm.
In addition previous experience as a Legal Cashier is a must, with experience in all manner of Legal Cashier duties, to include payments & receipts, billing, bank reconciliations, client matter reviews etc.
You must have good Excel skills, a strong understanding of the Solicitor Accounts Rules and basic VAT rules is a necessity. You will have experience in dealing with clients, suppliers and non-Finance colleagues.
You will be a team player and will have experience of considering and assisting with improving financial processes.
How to apply
Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources team at email@example.com
It is our policy to provide equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.
Who we are
Moore Barlow is an industry celebrated law firm committed to delivering the highest standard of legal advice for our clients. We are a progressive, people-orientated law firm that look at the bigger picture and understand the immediate need is part of a complex whole. With over 450 dedicated professionals, including 70 partners and 272 lawyers, we strive to bring original solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges, transforming unique circumstances into opportunity.
We are proud of our rich and evolving history. For over 200 years we have built up an incredible knowledge base with the focus to ‘Make life better’ for our people, our clients and our communities. We work to continuously nurture our relationships, provide a listening ear, and develop a supportive and transparent network to deliver value for our clients in times of uncertainty and unprecedented change.
A true partner, we focus on delivering exceptional services for three specific groups of people: Individuals and Families, Entrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations, and Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. We offer a carefully considered and personalised approach to each client, working together to navigate through the unknown and find the best way through to a better future.
Working at Moore Barlow
Working at Moore Barlow means joining a diverse team of professionals dedicated to providing exceptional service for our clients. We understand that in order to best serve our clients, we must attract, retain and develop the best talent.
We believe investing in our people and the value they bring, is an investment in our clients and the value we deliver. Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, and more control over work life balance.
We are inspired by people who want to make a meaningful difference. As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm, and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success.