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Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3345882
Contact Name: Thomas Gueho
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2021 12:17

Job Description

The organisation
Our client is a well-regarded Australian commercial law firm with offices in Melbourne and Sydney. They provide services and advice to Australian listed companies, private businesses, multi-national organisations, as well as charities and not-for-profit. They have excellent corporate environment and culture, promoting reward based on merit and performance.
The role
We are seeking for a dynamic Accountant to join their high-performing Finance team that looks after financial reporting, creditor management and payment, debt collection, Payroll, and trust account management. Based in Melbourne, this position reports directly to the Finance Manager.  Operating in a heavy Reporting & Compliance environment, key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Reporting on monthly financial results, including P&L statements and analysis
  • Assisting with month end billing, matter balance review, WIP reporting, and time sheet follows ups
  • Monthly review of payroll and related on costs
  • Preparing annual financial reports for external audit, reviewing audit work papers, and liaising with external auditors
  • Annual tax reconciliations and lodgement of monthly, quarterly and annual tax payments, GST/BAS and FBT
  • Preparing income statements and annual distribution statements of Partners
  • Assist with annual budget, forecasting, variance analysis, and reporting
 Skills and experience required
  • Tertiary relevant qualification and CA/CPA qualification (or near completion)
  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally in the Legal or Professional Services sector
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements for tax and accounting in partnerships and trusts
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and excellent communication
  • Ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines
In return, the business offers a competitive remuneration, fully subsidised gym membership, and free legal advice for wills, estate planning and conveyancing. 

Please contact Thomas Gueho for a confidential conversation regarding this opportunity - / 0483 833 527