Legal Bookkeeper

The Role

We have an opportunity for you to join our team at Kerin Lawyers as a Legal Bookkeeper to the firm.  The position will be on a permanent full-time basis.  

Your attributes must include reliability, honesty and a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Applicants must be able to perform all the usual financial and accounting aspects associated with a law practice including but not limited to:

  • Trust and Office bookkeeping processes
  • Compliance with all trust accounting regulations
  • Preparation and handling of trust audits
  • EOM trust account closing and reconciliation of general bank accounts
  • Processing weekly wages and staff leave requirements and keeping up to date with award requirements
  • Superannuation and IAS, preparation of quarterly BAS, liaising with external accountant
  • All aspects of accounts receivable/payable
  • Liaising with IT provider
  • General administrative tasks as required
  • Assisting with billing enquiries


Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a law firm
  • Proven experience with most or all aspects of bookkeeping
  • LEAP
  • Xero Payroll
  • Proficient skills in Office (word, excel and outlook)
  • Ability to learn new systems and procedures
  • General IT knowledge
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • An ability to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • The ability to work within tight deadlines



To be suitable for this role, you must have a minimum of 2 years' bookkeeping experience within a law firm. Trust accounting experience is essential.


The Firm

We are a small but busy boutique law firm located in Brisbane CBD, established in 1994.  Our team works collaboratively to enable the best outcome for our clients.  The predominant work areas are Personal Injury, Litigation and Estate matters.  Salary is negotiable, dependent upon experience.

20/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Accounting
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