Top-tier training on market leading technology and payment systems provided., Competitive remuneration package., Beautiful central offices with water front views..
Our client, a globally renowned top-tier law firm, is seeking a Trust Clerk / Assistant Accountant to join its Finance team in Sydney, on a fixed term contract basis.
The role is responsible for processing and coordinating all aspects of the Sydney trust and controlled money accounts and assisting with monthly Management Reporting.
Trust Account Processing
Process payments and receipts in a timely manner and ensure documentation is appropriately authorised and filed in accordance with prevailing trust rules.
Prepare daily and monthly bank reconciliations for trust and controlled money accounts
Produce daily and monthly reports for trust and controlled money accounts
Prepare and distribute monthly and annual client trust statements to Partners
Coordinate opening and closing of controlled money accounts as needed and ensure that proper documentation is maintained
Add and remove trust and controlled money bank account signatories and ensure the signatory listing is current
Review and clear aged unpresented cheques on a regular basis
Review and clear dormant trust account balances on a regular basis
Liaise with lawyers and partners on all aspects of the trust and controlled money accounts
Liaise with banks for account queries and changes
Respond to all trust and controlled money enquiries in a timely manner
Ensure compliance with the Uniform Law General Rules
Liaise with and provide information to the auditors
Monitor cheque stocks and reorder when needed
Maintain timekeeper budgets
Prepare monthly productivity and total hours reports
Prepare Monthly Non Billable Hours report, including review/adjustment of hours where required
Monthly casual timesheet reporting
Prepare weekly and monthly client reports
Assist with adhoc reporting queries and monitoring of Reporting mailbox
Bank reconciliation experience required
Book keeping experience preferred
Prior trust accounting in a law firm or professional services environment preferred
Management Accounting experience preferred
The MBS team are specialists in recruiting legal and legal support personnel including paralegals, Marketing and BD professionals, administrators, legal temps, accountants, receptionists, facilities managers, HR, IT analysts, database specialists. While we specialise in the legal sphere, we’ve recently extended our expertise to include the recruitment of support personnel across all industries.
27/07/2020$0CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs1 Accounting
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