Legal Cashier / Finance Assistants

Chichester | £ Negotiable | KL107

Are you looking for a varied role where no two days are the same? We’re seeking a motivated individual with accounts experience to join our client’s team and assist with all aspects of the cashiering function – Comprehensive training will be provided. If you’re passionate out law and seek a varied role that keeps you engaged and offers opportunities for growth, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Our Client

Our client, a premier law firm in the South of England, specialises in a broad spectrum of legal services, from handling private client affairs such as wills and probate to real estate and business services.

Their forward-thinking ethos, combined with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, aims to foster an entrepreneurial spirit, empowering their team to innovate and excel.


  • To ensure all financial transactions are correctly posted in accordance with the SRA Accounts Rules and the FCA rules for authorised professional firms.

 Office/Nominal Account

  • To ensure office money is properly identified and correctly allocated to the office or nominal ledger
  • To prepare all office cheques (i.e., office and nominal ledger), ensuring that requests for funds are appropriately authorised and anticipated disbursements converted as appropriate
  • To post disbursement invoices to the clients’ ledgers daily
  • To process all supplier invoices; ensuring that the nominal coding is correct, the invoice is properly approved for payment and payment is made in accordance with supplier terms
  • To reconcile supplier invoices with statements and resolve any queries arising
  • To process and pay staff expenses claims
  • To input petty cash payments onto the system monthly and raise the requisite cheques to maintain the float in each office
  • To analyse credit card expenditure and process accordingly

Client Account

  • To process or release CHAPS payments (telegraphic transfers), foreign payments and BACS payments with associated authentication procedures and in accordance with the firm’s procedures
  • To assist in ensuring all incoming funds are properly identified and allocated to client ledgers, including credit card receipts
  • To prepare client cheques, ensuring that requests for funds are appropriately authorised
  • To process client related disbursements and recoverable expenses and generate payments as required
  • To assist with processing bills, ensuring time recorded, disbursements and recoverable expenses are correctly allocated and VAT correctly calculated
  • To archive client ledgers in accordance with fee earner instructions, ensuring either that all balances are clear or that partner approval has been obtained for write offs (if required)
  • To carry out daily transaction processing and support other team members as necessary to ensure there are no back logs and processing is reliable and complete


  • Experience working in an accounts department required covering most of the outlined responsibilities (training will be provided where needed)
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to prioritise work and cope well in periods of high volume
  • Confident and articulate
  • IT literate, with good Excel and Word skills
  • The ideal candidate will be numerate, pro-active, and enthusiastic

Application Process

 If you are a dedicated professional eager to make your mark we welcome you to submit your CV. Alternatively, you can drop an email to Keith at expressing your interest and outlining your qualifications.

Job Reference


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiable


  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5:15pm

Ability to Commute:

  • Chichester (required)

Work Location: In person