Legal Accounts Assistant

Ignite is a global talent provider for Recruitment Services specialising in placing high quality Business Professionals into temporary and permanent roles across Australia. 

Ignite is seeking a Legal Accounts Assistant - APS4 for Geelong to support and assist our client, a progressive and dynamic organisation that is growing rapidly on both a regional and national level. The successful candidate will work alongside with Legal Accounts Manager to assist the team with the effective management of all its accounting requirements. This position would suit an experienced legal administrator with a strong knowledge of accounts & finance.

About the Role:

  • Reviewing invoices and management of the legal invoices inbox
  • Ensuring all legal accounts are appropriately recorded and reported
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly expenditure reports, accruals and budgets as required
  • Assisting with corporate credit card transactions and conciliations
  • Manage the payment of legal disbursements including witness reports, barrister fees and working with other legal and non-legal vendors 
  • Being a key contact for external firms and clients for accounts related queries
  • Managing on-boarding of external lawyers 
  • Ad-hoc administrative to the legal team, including assisting with Company Searches and preparing reports
About You:

  • Previous experience in Legal Accounts, including Accounts Payable
  • Proven experience in accounting & finance support positions
  • Skilled & efficient administrator, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Highly adaptable, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the government &/or community sector a bonus

Please note this is a six-month contract assignment based in Geelong and hourly rates are in line with APS4 pay scales. If you believe you would be the right fit for this opportunity, then we would like to hear from you! Please apply online with an updated copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the role.
Melbourne (Newtown)