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Going strong for many years delivering high quality legal services from start to finish. This is not a traditional role and the firm has an outstanding culture with many long term staff. They don't rest on their laurels, but instead approach every matter with a spirit of creativity and innovation that is infused with an understanding of our clients' needs and aspirations.

The benefits

  • Autonomy in this role - make decisions
  • Ability to drive cost mangement and firm perfomance
  • Legal firm security and professional services environment
  • 300 people firm , so connection to the businesss is guarnetted

The role

Want to thrive in that culture of creativity and innovation and use your previous expertise to assist, develop and watch the business grow from strength to strength

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and General Manager who is focused on process improvements , the role involves being opertaional and hands on

  • Running the monthly close process and preparing management P&L and B/S statements
  • Preparing monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual compliance requirements (e.g. BAS / IAS, FBT return, QBCC MFR Report, etc)
  • Preparing business analysis of billings, performance indicators and levers
  • Preparing ad-hoc interim report requirements for credit agencies
  • Managing all tools of trade provision across the organisation
  • Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Preparing payroll for 300 staff and superannuation and PAYG withholding tax

You will focus on

  • internal and external client relationships
  • continuous process improvement ,
  • Technology best practice -Excel , Affinity and MS office
  • Commercial Focus-sensible non red tape approach
  • CA or CPA qualifications, previous 5 years' experience within in a smaller entrepreneurial professional service organiation and prefer legal firm expertience (not large Corporates )
  • Willingness to be hands and get involved in all aspects of the busienss to guide performace and costs


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Alison Crowther

Ref No: AD 20325


Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.