Graduate Trainee Legal Cashier

Type: Graduate
Region: North West

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Legal Cashier

Location: Sharston, M22 4HH

Salary: Up to 23,107.24 per annum, with scope for progression on a salary spine

Job type: Full time, Permanent

About Us:

Established in 2000, Express Solicitors is an award-winning law firm that deals with personal injury and clinical negligence claims. Based in Manchester, we serve clients nationwide. We are proud of the work we do helping injured people, and this is our core business.

Express Solicitors are currently ranked 80 out of more than 10,000 law firms in the UK and ranked in the top ten for the Best Law Firm to work for in the UK by Best Companies. We have a 5-star ranking with Trust Pilot from over 6,000 reviews, which, coming from our clients, means a lot to us.

The Role:

We are looking for a bright and dynamic graduate to join our ten-strong Legal Cashier Department as a Trainee Legal Cashier.

The successful candidate will be provided with full in-house training and an interesting, varied workload to support their learning and progress their professional development.

About You:

  • Are you looking for a graduate job?
  • Have you considered a career in accounting?
  • Do you have a proactive and enthusiastic attitude?
  • Do you possess good numeracy, literacy, and IT skills?
  • Are you interested in working in a personal injury law firm environment?

Main Responsibilities:

  • Documenting and processing incoming BACS & cheques
  • Processing outgoing BACS and cheque payments, including export to online banking
  • Processing case-related expenses onto client ledgers
  • Running daily reports for inter-account transfers
  • Checking and processing bills
  • Dealing with electronic filing
  • Assisting file handling staff with accounting queries
  • Undertake other ad hoc assignments, as required by the firm

Person Specification:

Required Qualifications/Training:

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade 5 / C or above (or international equivalent)

Required Attributes:

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Strong IT skills, including experience of Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively at senior level
  • Dedicated commitment to fulfilling job responsibilities
  • Acute attention to detail, with a high level of accuracy
  • Enthusiastic, with a can-do approach

Desired Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Accounting degree qualification or working towards the AAT or ILFM would be desirable, with the firm willing to contribute towards course fees
  • Experience of working in a high volume, fast paced paper-less environment
  • Understanding of double-entry bookkeeping

Salary, Hours & Benefits:

  • The salary for this role is up to 23,107.24, with scope for progression on a salary spine
  • 3/2 alternative working from home pattern, for staff after probation
  • 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am-4:30pm Friday (or variation thereof 37hrs per week)
  • Contribution towards study costs for AAT, ILFM or other accounting qualification(s)
  • 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days
  • 3 holiday buybacks per year, after 1 year of service
  • Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after 2 years’ service
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service
  • Death in Service – 2 x salary
  • Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget
  • Active training culture and various groups and events, such as Diversity & Inclusion
  • Netball / Football team, Manchester 10km team, and more
  • Enhanced maternity leave payment if you have over 1-year tenure
  • Other benefits include Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab

Recruitment Process:

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Junior Finance Assistant, Sage 200, Financial Support, Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable, Bookkeeping, Graduate Accountant, Accounts Reconciliation, Finance Assistant, Bookkeeping, Junior Legal Cashier, Trainee Legal Cashier, Reconciliations Assistant, Trainee Legal Cashier Controller may also be considered for this role.

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