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Job Description:

Are you seeking your next Legal Cashier role within the professional services sector? If this sounds like you, we have a great opportunity for you!

Our client, a leading law firm based in Edinburgh is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join their team.


  • Previous experience working within a legal finance team or a busy, demanding finance environment is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills

Core Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and processing all client fund transactions on a daily basis, in line with the firm's stated procedures
  • Using the firm's online banking systems, accurately process client and firm payment transactions
  • Manage client funds held on designated accounts; opening and closing accounts as required
  • Prepare daily banking, ensuring this is lodged with the bank within the required timescales
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly bank reconciliations as required
  • Perform quarterly reconciliations of all client designated bank accounts, ensuring all unreconciled items are resolved timeously
  • Reviewing all client fund ledgers, identifying client balances which may be classed as residual, and ensuring appropriate steps are taken to return the funds to clients without delay
  • Process expense claim submissions accurately and timeously
  • Reconcile all supplier statements received on a monthly basis
  • Preparation and sending out of fee notes to clients
  • Regular meetings with fee earners to discuss billing requirements

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15625

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.



T: 0131 264 0233 M: 07535 897 789
Rachael O'Neill Director, Investment Operations and Accounting & Finance

Rachael has been recruiting since 2004 specialising in permanent roles within Investment Operations. She has wide-ranging experience in asset servicing across back office and middle office together with Accounting and Finance.

Rachael is passionate about ensuring candidates and clients receive a truly consultative service.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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