Practice Manager - Law Firm

Posted 08 November 2021
Salary$80k - $120k+K/Saver+Parking+Phone+Flexi hrs
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

Based in the stunning Bay of Plenty this well established multi-faceted law firm offers a range of legal services to private clients and small-medium sized businesses. Having grassroots beginnings, this practice has gone from strength to strength, with a longstanding clientele, and partners who listen and care about their staff. They promote inclusiveness and diversity. 

About the Role:

Reporting to the directors of the firm you will also be leading a team of three general accounts and administration employees. Working closely with the external accountant and delivering financial and management reporting as well as financial modeling you will be able to influence strong business decisions made on financial interpretations. Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but is not limited to:
  • Preparing budgets, forecasts, and monthly reporting
  • Overseeing general practice AP/AR function as well as monitoring and ensuring debtors are followed up, prepare and file PAYE and GST
  • Month-end management and financial reporting inclusive of cashflow in preparation for Directors and board meeting
  • Overseeing general HR and recruitment procedures as well as ensuring best practice is adhered too
  • Overseeing the firm's AML compliance, and any projects relating to software upgrades and change management
About You:
  • Previous work experience as a Practice Manager/Office Manager within a law firm is required 
  • Able to process end of month financial statements (being a CA is not required but would be advantageous)
  • Client focused, keen to exceed expectations, and go above and beyond for the firm's clients
  • A leader that is able to mentor, build rapport, and trust within in a widespread team environment with ease.
  • Committed to providing efficient and effective support to a high performing firm
If you have relevant experience within a law firm with confidence around trust accounts, WIP, and billing structures then this unique opportunity may be what you have been looking for. An ideal opportunity to start your career off with a bang in the New Year!

The Benefits:

You will be joining a management team that is collaborative, cohesive, and invested in ensuring that their people thrive and feel valued. You will be leading a team of driven individuals that are engaged, proactive, and have a strong work ethic. You will be rewarded by:
  • Salary of $80,000 - $120,000 based on experience
  • Car park 
  • Phone
  • Unlimited sick leave policy 
  • No overtime
  • Flexible working hours available depending on your lifestyle
  • Casual Friday and Friday team drinks
  • An extra day off each year for you to volunteer for a charity of your choosing
To find out more, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV and academic transcript to