Clifford Chance London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Summary Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution. Alongside world-class legal careers, Clifford Chance offers excellent opportunities in the support functions that underpin its business operations. By joining us in business services, you will help us to innovate in the way we deliver our services and enable us to run a successful multinational business that never stands still. Business services are integral to the running of the firm and are critical to its success. Job Purpose The role is within the Cashiers team, which forms part of the Operations team within Partnership Finance. You will assist in the processing of day to day transactions and ensuring compliance with SAR's. Key Responsibilities • Complete daily task list, which includes: - Paying and posting client payments - Posting bill/GL receipts (office) - Placing client and office over night deposits and posting daily interest - Transferring funds between office and client accounts - Ensuring unpaid disbursements are correctly posted - Ensuring SRA reconciliations are completed and actioned - Review office bank reconciliation's and ensure bank accounts are funded adequately - Ensure aged client balances are monitored and returned promptly - Updating COFA log with any breaches arising - Producing monthly consolidated bank reconciliations • Adhoc cashiering queries • Holiday/sickness cover for other Cashiers and advising on any day to day queries from other areas within the business Qualifications Key Requirements Skills: Good communication skills - able to draft accurate and well written communication using correct vocabulary and grammar - verbally communicate in clear, concise and logical manner High attention to detail and accurate processing skills Effective team player skills - demonstrate positive and co-operative interaction with team members Problem solving skills - thinks about how things could be done differently Ability to prioritise Experience: You will have experience of working within a Cashiers department of a medium/large legal firm Experience of reconciliation's and intermediate use of Excel Experience of working with high volume/value transactions Knowledge: Strong working knowledge and experience of applying Solicitors Accounts rules Working knowledge of making payments through banking systems Qualifications: GCSE's (or equivalent) grade A-C including Maths and English Equal Opportunities It is the Firm's policy to treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. Furthermore, the Firm will ensure that no requirement or condition will be imposed without justification which could disadvantage individuals purely on any of the above grounds. The policy applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment. The Firm will regularly review its procedures and selection criteria to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated according to their relevant individual abilities and merits. The Firm is committed to the implementation of this policy and to a programme of action to ensure that the policy is, and continues to be, fully effective. All staff are required to comply with the policy and to act in accordance with its objectives so as to remove any barriers to equal opportunity. Any act of discrimination by employees or any failure to comply with the terms of the policy will result in disciplinary action.