Legal Cashier

13 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Phoebe Napier
Job Type
Legal Support
Practice Area
Financial Services
Contract Type
Contract, Full time
We are looking for an experienced Cashier to join the Finance team in a varied role in Edinburgh. This is a 9 month contract position

About the role

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Checking and using Electronic Banking Systems
  • Dealing with Fee Allocations
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Managing Remit Mailbox
  • Filing / Opening Mail / Banking
About you

  • Experience of working in a legal environment preferred but not essential
  • Good knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Delivers work output to the required standard.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with others and is seen as 'approachable'.
  • Operates effectively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision making when dealing with problems.
  • Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
  • Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
  • Checks that information is accurate and complete.

About us

CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. We're also founding members of the CMS organisation of major independent European law firms, which brings ten leading European law firms together under one banner. Together, they have 60 offices across 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. Each CMS firm is well established in its own jurisdiction and well versed in multi-jurisdictional projects.

We work hard to be a truly client-focused law firm. That means not just understanding the unique challenges of every market sector, but also providing a service that's tailored to the needs of each client. Our partners are hands-on and work hard to get closer to clients with everything from joint training initiatives and advice surgeries to visits and social events. What's more, our teams have the ideal balance of personality and industry expertise to suit the varied needs of our clients.

We're considered more accessible than many of our competitors. Our clients tell us they like working with us and that we're seen as the human face of the law. Independent surveys also reveal that our own people think we're down to earth and that our partners are very approachable.

Working here, you can expect an open, welcoming atmosphere, as well as supportive colleagues who share their expertise. You'll have the chance not just to progress quickly, but also to make lifelong friends in the process.

Equal opportunities

We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.

If you are interested please apply online or contact Phoebe Napier, Recruitment Officer, for more information.