Legal Cashier

Vacancy details

Legal Cashier
Vacancy type
Business area
Full time
Reference number
JJS 010
Job title
Legal Cashier
Vacancy owner
Jen Smith
Job summary

We are looking for an experienced legal cashier to help join our busy finance team .

Ideally qualified for 3 years plus, experience of high volumes of incoming and outgoing financial transactions, along with confident in knowledge of the solicitors accounts rules.


  • Importing of the daily BACS receipts from our on-line banking portal, checking the associated documentation provided is correct, complete and match where applicable and to query any unmatched items
  • Using the discretion delegated by Browne Jacobson, decide on the most appropriate treatment of receipts and payments to meet Firm and client requirements in accordance with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules
  • Preparing and executing the telegraphic transfers, foreign payments and BACS payments with associated authentication procedures and in accordance with the firm's procedures
  • Promptly filing all transaction paperwork associated with the Legal Cashier's position
  • Perform the daily SAR compliance control checks by running and dealing with the daily SAR breach reports
  • Undertake other finance department duties as and when required
  • Ensure client services meet the firm’s operational, compliance and regulatory business needs
  • Ensure all process documentation is complete and up to date and amended to include any process improvements

Full job description attached

Excellent Benefits package

Person specification

As part of the finance team, you would be expected to have the following skills and experience:

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • A positive team spirit with the ability to build strong working relationships within the firm, including senior management and partners
  • Ability to work accurately and adhere to critical deadlines under considerable time pressure
  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to work in a logical and methodical manner
  • Confident, articulate and adept in obtaining (and where necessary challenging) information on own initiative in order to progress processing and meet targets