Senior Legal Cashier (Billing Team)

Service Area:
Business Services
Location:
Manchester
Salary Details:
Competitive
About The Role

Employer information:

Horwich Farrelly is a successful niche practice operating predominantly in the Insurance defendant litigation field. Horwich Farrelly believes in the value of its people and has a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees to ensure the successful candidate is able to have a rewarding and successful career within the firm.

We are currently recruiting the position of Legal Cashier based in the Billing Team of our Accounts department at Alexander House in Old Trafford.

Main responsibilities:

  • Processing of financial transactions using our accounts package SOS for both Client and Office ledgers
  • Processing bills for specific clients, ensuring all company and departmental deadlines are met and that all bills are processed in line with client SLA’s
  • Produce weekly billing report for EUI
  • Management of invoices and other transactional documentation
  • Providing timely information to other members of the Accounts team and the wider firm
  • Dealing with queries from outside the department and maintaining a good working relationship inside and outside of the firm
  • Adhering to the Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Building knowledge and continued experience of other roles within the Transactional Finance Team
  • Understand and learn the process for the weekly Recoveries Reports with a view to covering in supervisor absences
  • Assisting the Billing Team Supervisor in reviewing billing processes and liaising with fee earners and Department Heads with a view to making improvements to processes
  • Process the Daily Transfer Journal when covering for the Supervisors
  • Understand how to distribute the emails from the various mailboxes and provide cover when needed
  • Processing and uploading  of supplier BACS report to HSBSnet when covering for Supervisors

Other responsibilities:

  • Assist the Supervisors with training and mentoring new starters
  • Providing cover for the Supervisors during absences in terms of absence management, employee engagement and monitoring the wellbeing within the team
  • Supporting the Supervisors during busy periods – distributing work to the team, ticking off completed bills and other ad-hoc duties that arise during this time
  •  Assisting other members of the department
  • Providing cover for other team members during absences
Personal Specification
  • Minimum of 3 years prior Legal Accounts team experience, preferably in a billing role
  •  Excellent attention to detail and exception organisational and  interpersonal skills
  •  Knowledge of SOS advantageous but not essential
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines and produce accurate output
  • Team player with ability to thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment