Finance Assistant | 12 month full-time contract

Auckland CBD | Finance Assistant | Ref: ELR3121 | Support Staff

12 month parental leave contract - mid August 2022 start for candidate with NZ firm experience; Exceptional firm culture on offer here; Excellent office facilities and support available;

Our client, a mid-sized CBD law firm, are looking to recruit a finance candidate with a solid proven background in finance and support. This is a 12 month parental leave contract and you must be able to commit to the full term of the contract. The role reports to the firm's Practice Manager and you will enjoy working within a very supportive and a strongly cohesive work environment. You must be able to exhibit a proven background in a similar role and have the confidence to integrate yourself quickly into the team, take ownership of your work and work hands-on with matters. It is most ideal if you have gained a background working within a New Zealand law firm, alternatively, you may have a finance background in a corporate firm in New Zealand.

Some of the responsibilities attached to this role will include

  • Back-up duties to the Trust Accountant, some of which will involve, assisting with daily/monthly reconciliations, ensuring compliance with trust accounting guidelines and CRS legislation, assisting with disbursement and creditor payments, maintenance of client ledgers and on-charging of expenses;
  • Processing / assisting with the monthly billing process;
  • Assisting with various matters relating to debtors;
  • Providing support with management accounting including ad-hoc accounting and financial queries, preparation of debtors analysis and maintenance of fixed asset register;
  • Assistance with staff training;
  • Becoming familiar with the firm's systems and providing support to other staff as required.

This role offers variety and you will become an integral team member with the opportunity to provide support across the firm. If you have the proven background and knowledge gained in a similar position and are able to step into this role and commit to the 12 month contract, why not contact Michelle Stewart in confidence to find out more or apply today quoting reference ELR3121.