Cash Management Analyst

Finance

Job Reference

220001NH

Function

Finance

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Schedule

Full-time

The role

The UK Cash Management Analyst will provide support to Global Service Centre (GSC) Cash Management team and the wider business functions ensuring an effective and efficient service is always provided to our internal customers (secretaries, lawyers & partners).

This is a 6 months' fixed term contract.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Using our current Finance system Elite Enterprise, analyze our client matter files where we hold Client balances, to both understand where the balance originates from, and any action required
  • To engage with the business etc. as required to be able to withdraw the balance whilst always maintaining compliance with SAR (Solicitors Accounts Rules) and Firms Policy
  • Provide when required support with investigation of cheques received into the business where they should be banked etc., where required logging a ticket on our Service Portal and taking cheques to the bank
  • Provide when required support with resolution of unallocated funds we have received where GSC (Global Service Centre) based in Poland have advised that the funds should be returned by either a bank rejection or creating a ticket on our Service Portal
  • Provide support with opening of post received daily from all UK Offices (7 Offices including Edinburgh) which includes distribution of the post to the various teams both in the GSC and internally
  • To support and assist as required within the UK Cash Management Team

ABOUT YOU

  • A good understanding of client accounting processes within a large organisation
  • A good understanding of UK Solicitors Accounts Rules (SARs), Scottish Solicitors Accounts Rules (SSARs) and Ireland Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Be able to work within a fast moving and multi-location team
  • Good analytical and numerical skills
  • Be comfortable multi-tasking and working to conflicting timescales

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction.