Legal Cashier

  • Location: Southampton
  • Permanent
  • Deadline: 26/11/2021

About the role

We are looking for someone who is currently working as a legal cashier and has 1-2 years’ experience dealing with client monies and can work in our Southampton office.

You will need to have worked as part of a Legal Cashier Team within a law firm ensuring that all monies are accurately and completely recorded and dealt with on a timely basis, and that full compliance is achieved with all Statutory and Regulatory Bodies.

Why should you apply?

It’s a fantastic opportunity to be part of the journey in the finance team in our newly merged firm – Moore Barlow LLP.

There’s an opportunity to be part of the development of change as new financial processes and procedures are created.

It’s a wonderful, friendly team where you’ll personally be able to grow and learn, but also have a lot of fun.

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’ve also won awards! Named as one of the top 200 law firms in the UK in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list, we have also been widely recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021, the UKs leading guide to law firms, as 8 of our practise areas have been ranked Top Tier.

Key tasks will include:

Daily cashier function duties will include:

  • Processing receipts, payments and transfer of client monies
  • Processing client matter office payments and transfers
  • Ensuring client ledgers are up to date and accurate
  • Reviewing and processing invoices on client matters
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Assist with the review and development of relevant training guides and documentation for the team.
  • Contribute to accurate and timely month end closure. This role includes serving as a hands-on team member responsible for performing and reviewing transactions.
  • Working with the Team to ensure the Solicitor Accounts Rules are being adhered to.
  • Support the delivery of relevant training to new and existing staff as needed.

What we look for:

  • Previous experience working as a legal cashier within a Finance department is essential.
  • Ideally a good knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules.
  • Good knowledge of Excel and Word with accurate keyboard skills.
  • Experience of using Elite 3E would be advantageous.
  • A good working knowledge of relevant VAT rules.
  • Being a good team player is essential.

How to apply

Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources team at

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