Finance Assistant

Melbourne VIC

About us

We are a modern Australian law firm with a leading reputation. We focus on exceptional service, operational excellence and being at the forefront of employee experience. We work closely with Australian and international businesses, organizations and governments.

About the role

Our Finance Assistants work closely with Finance & Operations team to support the delivery of high-quality administrative support to the Accounts team.

Based in our Melbourne office, you will respond to day-to-day enquiries and provide assistance to the Accounts Clerks. You will be responsible for daily banking, data entry and archiving relating to accounts payable, receivable, and controlled monies. You will also perform daily bank reconciliations and other administrative tasks where appropriate, alongside supporting the Accounts Payable, Receivable or Controlled Monies teams when required.

Key skills

  • Ability to liaise with all internal and external clients, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and discretion
  • Attention to detail with a high level of numeracy skill
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize work according to urgency
  • Familiarity with or the ability to train in the use of Word and Excel and a computerized practice management system such as Aberrant Expert

Maddocks offers a collaborative and engaging environment where you will be provided mentorship, support, ongoing training and encouragement for progression.

About you

We are looking for a Finance Assistant who is looking to expand on their career with a professional services firm. To be successful in this role, you will have at least 12 months of experience working in a similar role for a large client base in a professional services firm or corporate environment and your Victorian Certificate of Education or equivalent.

Technical skills aside, you will actively take the next step to go above and beyond in all aspects of this role. You’ll be passionate about the delivery of first-class client service and will have excellent communication skills. You will use your innovative problem-solving skills to patiently listen, understand and resolve issues faced by our staff. You will also have outstanding time management and organizational skills and are comfortable working with minimal supervision and receiving virtual support from your team.

Overall, you will be skilled in delivering on quality and eager to provide people-focused support to Maddocks staff nationally.

Why join Maddocks?

Maddocks is simply a great place to do great work. We foster a culture of collaboration, learning and engagement where you will experience:

Career Development: Learn and develop through structured learning and development programs at each stage of your career and study support programs.

Community involvement: give back to the communities in which we operate through our thriving pro bono and grants programs and staff volunteering initiatives.

Work flexibly: work in a hybrid way with part of your week in the office and support to set up your home office.

Wellbeing & Benefits: access to up to 20 weeks paid parental leave, discounted gym memberships & health insurance, salary continuance insurance, Employee Assistance Program and parents and careers wellbeing programs.

Our people are our greatest advocates and we believe this is a result of our inclusive culture and focus on complex and interesting work.

As part of the recruitment process we request that the preferred applicant participates in a National Police Check, prior to offer of employment at Maddocks. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position and each application will be considered on its merits.

At Maddocks, we are committed to providing a safe environment for all staff and clients and have a COVID-safe policy in place.

Important Note

Dear job seekers,
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Nowadays, many companies prefer candidates with a proven track record of performance, as reflected in their skill evaluation report. By highlighting your competencies and strengths in this report, you can demonstrate your potential to be an invaluable asset to any organization.
Whether you’re seeking a new job or aiming to advance in your current profession, dedicating time and effort to improving your skills and acquiring a positive skill evaluation report can yield significant benefits. Therefore, make sure to avail yourself of every opportunity to showcase your abilities and expertise, and don’t shy away from seeking feedback and constructive criticism to enhance your performance.
Keep in mind that a favorable skill evaluation report can make a significant difference in obtaining your desired job, so don’t undervalue its importance. Continue to work diligently, maintain your focus and positivity, and you’ll be well on your way to achieving your objectives.
We wish you the best of luck in your job search!

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