Legal Cashier Supervisor

Service Area:
Business Services
Salary Details:
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 Accounts Supervisor in our Accounts department at Alexander House in Old Trafford. Managing a team of 7 Cashiers and reporting to the Accounts Manager. The role of Accounts Supervisor will play an integral part in the development of the Accounts function over the next 12 to 18 months and beyond.

Main responsibilities:

  • Management and supervision of the team – work allocation, training, performance management, review of transactions, and review of workloads
  • Working closely with the Accounts Manager in the review of processes and procedures – identifying improvements and planning, documenting, implementing and communicating these as required
  • Provide support to Fee Earners and Partners with enquires, reports, and training
  • Liaise with third parties providing support for queries as required
  • Produce reports for the Firm – client balances, departmental and ad- hoc reports as required
  • Ensure adherence to the Solicitors Accounts Rules at all times – training of the team as required, escalation of breaches to the Accounts Manager
  • Reconciliation of weekly billing and transactional reports for departments
  • Online Banking – upload of supplier BACS report to HSBSnet, approval of payments, transfers etc
  • Month end procedures – matter balance reports, unallocated credits, ensuring the control accounts balance
  • Petty Cash – administration and reconciliation
  • Assist in the annual audit process as required
Personal Specification

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience of managing a team
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Advanced Excel skills – pivots, looks up, sumifs
  • Previous experience of SOS advantageous but not essential