Junior Trust Accountant

Auckland CBD | Junior Trust Accountant | Ref: ELR3093 | Support Staff

Perfect role for Junior Trust Accountant with New Zealand firm experience;Trust accounting experience a bonus, but not essential;An opportunity to work in a legal environment within a highly regarded law firm;

Our client is looking to appoint a Junior Trust Accountant. This role reports to the firm's Management Accountant and you will assist in ensuring the firm's trust accounting is maintained to a high standard and complies with the Law Society requirements. The role offers a wide variety of tasks and would particularly appeal to someone with experience of 1-2 years in the accounting team of a law firm or corporate firm in New Zealand, ideally with some trust accounting experience, although this is not essential. It is imperative that the successful applicant must have an eye for detail and an understanding of general accounts. A snap shot of some of the responsibilities attached to this position include:

  • processing of all trust account transactions - receipts, payments, journals, bill posting and disbursements
  • preparation of electronic transfers
  • reconciliation of trust account on a daily basis
  • reconciliation and preparation of month end reports
  • anti-money laundering tasks
  • assisting with monthly billing
  • liaising with clients and external suppliers

To be considered for this role you must present as professional and confident, be a team player and have the ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships with staff and clients. You must also have the right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

This firm truly engenders an inclusive and supportive work environment. To find out more about this very attractive opportunity please contact Michelle Stewart in confidence or apply today quoting reference ELR3093