6 months ago
Job title Department Legal Cashier Accounts (Fixed Term Contract to December 8)
Reporting to Location Janine Hodges, Head Legal Cashier Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH About the firm Our values Individuality We encourage creativity and
develop talent. Commitment To be the best and deliver the
highest standard. Stephenson Harwood is a law firm Teamwork (headquarters in London) where our people
We work together to build
are committed to achieving the goals of our
close, long-term relationships
clients - listed and private companies,
institutions and individuals. Our diverse mix Straight talking of expertise and culture results in a
combination of deep local insight and the We say what we mean and do
capability to provide a seamless what we say.
These values express the personality of our
Our experience encompasses corporate, firm. They are the behaviours we encourage
commercial litigation and arbitration, in our people and the standards which
employment and pensions, finance, marine inform our decisions and actions.
and international trade and real estate.
We assemble teams of bright thinkers to Our vision to 202 match our clients' needs and give the right
advice from the right person at the right To be a successful, independent firm, where
time. Dedicating the highest calibre of legal talented people work together in an
talent to overcome the most complex entrepreneurial environment, building long
issues, we deliver pragmatic, expert advice term client relationships.
that is set squarely in the real world.
This vision is about who we want to be. It is
Stephenson Harwood is fully committed to as much about our values as about our
ensuring that all employees are treated character – the attributes we want to see
fairly and with dignity and respect and has from all of our people. It also reflects the
built a culture that values meritocracy, importance of remaining independent - a
openness, fairness and transparency. The clear sign that we are confident in our own
firm values individuality and recognises the future.
benefits of having a diverse workforce.
Team structure The London accounts team currently comprises of 24 employees and is headed up by Simon
Griffith, the Director of Accounts, who reports into Joanna Theodosiadou, the worldwide Director of
Finance. The team is made up of several discrete sections: management accounts; purchase
ledger; partners' personal accounting; credit control; cashiering and billing. Main responsibilities ? Production of Office and Client Account cheques ? Banking of Office and Client Account cheque receipts (Banking Rota for going to the bank) ? Processing Client to Office transfers ? Bank Reconciliations for Client Account on a daily basis and USD/Euro Client and Office
Accounts on a daily basis ? Daily Bank Balances ? Using our online banking system (Bankline) for internal transfers and foreign supplier
payments ? Petty Cash and Foreign Currency ordering and reconciliations ? Allocation of Client and Office Receipts ? Client Payments ? Providing general holiday cover for other members of the Cashiering team ? Daily filing of all paperwork ? Residual client balances ? Audit Requests ? Ad hoc duties as required
Attributes / skills required ? Elite or Aderant knowledge would be advantageous but not essential ? Previous legal finance experience necessary ? Working knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules ? Excel knowledge would be useful ? Ability to prioritise and manage workload ? Good attention to detail ? Well organised, team player with a flexible and willing attitude ? Needs good interpersonal skills
This is indicative only and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities.
The firm reserves the right to alter or change the responsibilities at any time, in line with the firm's
strategy and business needs.