Legal Cashier (SOLAS Qualified)

MOV8 Real Estate are a growing firm of Estate Agents and Solicitors based in South Gyle, Edinburgh. We have a permanent requirement for a Legal Cashier to manage and run our cashroom.

We are an innovative and customer focused company with a clear focus on growth over the next 12-18 months. Since opening our doors in 2007 we have become one of Scotland's busiest conveyancing departments and are the leading Estate Agency in East Central Scotland.  We have a committed approach to diversity in the workplace and strive towards making a positive difference in the community around us. We can offer a fun, friendly work environment with great career progression. 

The Role

This is an exciting and challenging role within a fast paced team. You will work closely with the Finance Manager to meet strict deadlines and oversee a significant number of transactions.   The role offers high levels of responsibility and an opportunity to make your mark by bringing your in-depth knowledge and skills to our Conveyancing team. You will be responsible for the accuracy and compliance of all transactions and journals as well as delivering outstanding customer service.    

The Legal Cashier will have responsibilities for the following;

  • Assist with ensuring best practice is followed in the Conveyancing Department;

  • Assist with Developing and adapting the Cashroom processes;

  • Provide guidance and training to members of the conveyancing department about Cashroom and financial compliance matters;

  • Assist with Anti-Money Laundering and Risk Assessment processes;

  • Ensure that Fee Notes and Cash Accounts are prepared and sent on time;

  • Maintain the client account float;

  • Transfer payment instructions from legal accounting software to online banking system;

  • Create Month End Journals;

  • Reconcile Client Bank Account daily;

  • Monitor and ensure no aged credit and debit balances;

  • Perform ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Cashroom Partner;

Essential qualities include;

  • Proven track record within a similar role;

  • SOLAS qualification;

  • Excellent numeracy skills;

  • Outstanding attention to detail;

  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills;

  • Ability to assimilate and enter data quickly and accurately;

  • A positive attitude and great team working skills;

  • A deep understanding of financial systems.

Desirable qualities include;

  • Degree Qualification in Accountancy and Finance or similar;

  • Experience of using Xero or similar accountancy software

  • Experience of using Lawware

About us

MOV8 Real Estate pride themselves on their ability to provide a high standard of residential Estate Agency and Conveyancing services. We aim to remain customer focussed and professional whilst continuing to grow and advance in a highly competitive market. At the same time the MOV8 team regularly hold fundraising events inside and outside of the office.  MOV8 also hold staff events where the company come together to celebrate. We can offer a fun and innovative approach to working within Real Estate and Conveyancing.


The Starting Salary will be commensurate with your experience. Our hours of work are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. We can consider a flexible working pattern if required. You will also receive a statutory pension contribution and 29 days annual leave. We have parking nearby and office parking spaces are available on a rota basis. 

For more information please contact our in-house recruiter Eilidh Peace on 0131 322 3283.

A Note to Recruitment Agencies

Please note that, as a company, MOV8 Real Estate and Solicitors does not recognise the submission of unsolicited CVs and does not respond to unsolicited communications from recruitment companies. We will only review CVs sent by individual candidates in application for an advertised post.

Any CVs or details submitted by recruitment companies will be viewed as the property of MOV8 Real Estate. We may research, directly contact or engage the candidate directly or through another company, without creating any contract between you or your company and MOV8 Real Estate, without any consideration due to you or your company.