Junior Legal Cashier/Accounts Assistant

Phillips Solicitors is a leading Hampshire law firm based in Basingstoke and is going through a period of growth.

We are looking for full-time Junior Legal Cashier/Accounts Assistant and are offering a competitive salary dependent upon experience and ability.

Here at Phillips we are an energised team who are passionate about:

  1. attracting and retaining the brightest and most positive colleagues to work with;
  2. being  the regional law firm that clients want to work with for the quality of our advice and our people; and
  3. being a place where we love coming into work.   

Phillips has a strong client base with a substantial amount of work coming in from repeat clients or their referrals. We are a key member of the local business community and strive to be the market leader in the region. Our culture is one of continuous growth and development, not only in terms of the expertise and the services we offer, but also in our engagement with the local community.

In your role, you will:

Work alongside five other members of the finance team to ensure all client ledgers and the business accounts are kept up to date. 

Accounts experience is required in the following areas:-

Monitoring bank accounts for incoming receipts

Client/Office ledger postings

Setting up CHAPS and BACS payments

Raising cheques

Bank reconciliations

Daily banking

Dealing with incoming post

Processing debit card payments

Checking client invoices and statements

Checking and posting sales invoices

Working with Excel spreadsheets

Accounts enquiries - internally and with clients and suppliers

Managing the petty cash using the imprest system

We look to recruit individuals who are ambitious, enthusiastic and willing to take a lead on client matters and business development. This is an exciting time for Phillips as we look to further build our experienced team of excellent lawyers.

As well as being part of a highly reputable law firm, Phillips offers a company pension scheme, cycle to work scheme and a group life assurance scheme. In addition, there are regular social events, a running and walking club, weekly fruit and free entry into the Basingstoke half marathon of which we are headline sponsors.

We are also an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and diversity within the workplace.

Please send your letter of application and CV to our Finance and Operations Manager, Faye McMahon by emailing [email protected]


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