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Legal Cashier Administrator

  • Job
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • London

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  • You must have strong IT skills, office experience, good communication, organisational skills, attention to detail, and be able to work well under pressure. Good grades at Advanced Level and 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English) are required.
  • You will be responsible for monitoring the firm's bills bank account, processing transactions, following up on credit control reminders, assisting with electronic data uploads, providing debt detail reports, and offering general administrative support.


  • Confident user of IT systems including Microsoft Office.
  • Some previous experience of working in an office environment would be desirable.
  • Person Specification:
  • Good communication skills and a confident approach.
  • Proactive and prepared to use initiative.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, remain calm and deal appropriately with demanding and sometimes difficult clients.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Excellent, confident telephone manner and good communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Team player with an enthusiastic manner.
  • Education and Qualifications:
  • You will be working towards or have already obtained good grades at Advanced Level or equivalent, and have 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English Language) at level 4 or above.
  • Maths and English qualifications to a high standard would be an advantage.


  • Monitoring of the firm’s bills bank account for incoming credits, making transfers as necessary in the online banking system as well as banking cheques received in payment of invoices.
  • Assisting with the recording of the daily transactions on our Bona Vacantia client account.
  • Generating regular credit control reminder letters, emails and statements to clients and following up in a timely manner, providing support with team diaries where required.
  • Supporting the Credit Control Assistant with the review of 30-day reminder alerts, entering and maintaining any relevant notes in the Collections system.
  • Taking card payments via the telephone from clients in settlement of invoices.
  • Assisting with electronic data uploads for bill payments from those clients who use an e-billing system.
  • Provision on request of debt detail reports to support monthly debt meetings with Partners.
  • Providing monthly statements of account to clients and/or Partners.
  • Providing general administrative support as and when required.
  • Opening and distributing of team post.


What qualifications and experience are required for the Legal Cashier Administrator role?

For this role, it is desirable to have some previous experience working in an office environment. Candidates should also be confident users of IT systems, including Microsoft Office. Additionally, applicants should be working towards or have obtained good grades at Advanced Level or equivalent, along with 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English Language) at level 4 or above.

What are the main responsibilities of a Legal Cashier Administrator?

The main responsibilities include monitoring the firm's bills bank account for incoming credits, assisting with the recording of daily transactions on the client account, generating credit control reminders to clients, processing card payments, providing debt detail reports, and offering general administrative support as needed.

What skills and qualities are important for a Legal Cashier Administrator?

Essential skills and qualities for this role include good communication skills, a confident approach, ability to work well under pressure, excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to multitask, confident telephone manner, and being a team player.

How is the Legal Cashier Administrator role different from other administrative positions?

The Legal Cashier Administrator role specifically focuses on supporting the Legal Cashier and Credit Control teams in managing the firm's client accounts, maintaining cash flow, and collecting debts efficiently. This role requires a high level of numerical accuracy and confidence in dealing with clients, differentiating it from general administrative positions.

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