Management Accountant - Top New Zealand Law Firm

Auckland CBD | Management Accountant | Ref: ELR2686 | Support Staff

Mid-sized CBD firm offering a great culture; Autonomous role with lots of variety; Attractive remuneration package;

Our client is looking to appoint a Management Accountant with a good general accounting background gained within a New Zealand law firm. Consideration will also be given to candidates who have accumulated solid experience working in a New Zealand corporate firm within a general accounting role. This position will also have oversight for the trust accounts, billing and debtors, together with overall responsibility for the firm's accounts.

In this role you will deal with all staff including Partners so it is imperative you have high end communication skills and be confident with all levels of staff and be happy to provide assistance to them with regards to ad-hoc accounting and financial queries. Some day-to-day matters you will be exposed to will include:

  • Oversight of trust account activity, including daily and monthly reconciliations
  • Mentoring and supervision of Trust Accountant
  • Ensuring compliance with Trust Accounting guidelines and CRS legislation
  • Maintenance of client ledger
  • Management of bad debtors
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and monitoring of firm's budget
  • Preparation and filing of returns for PAYE, GST, Provisional Tax and FBT
  • Liaising with the firm's external accountant
  • Provide assistance to the firm's compliance with anti-money laundering legislation
  • Maintenance of the firm's practice management system

This is a pivotal role within the firm who offer a friendly and collaborative team environment and we continually receive excellent feedback about the culture of the firm from their employees. This is an outstanding opportunity and we want to hear from experienced Management Accountants who have gained between 4-7 years' experience working in a New Zealand legal firm, or a solid background within a highly regarded New Zealand Corporate firm.

Contact Michelle Stewart in confidence to find out more or apply today quoting reference ELR2686.