Client Accounting Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Client Accounting Coordinator

Company Name: K&L Gates

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time


About the role

Reporting to the Client Accounting Supervisor, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Client Accounting Coordinator to join our firm.  This role provides an opportunity to provide financial and billing assistance to fee earners and support staff across our Australian offices.  This role presents a great opportunity for someone to take carriage of day to day transactions, build relationships, and drive improvements and initiatives while working in a fast paced environment. 

This opportunity is based in our Melbourne office on a full-time basis.

What does the role involve?

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support across client accounting to the Melbourne and Perth offices, from setting up clients, matters and fee earners through to time management and billing.
  • Support other offices as required, as above, as a member of the Australian client accounting team.
  • Provide monthly billing and ebilling support to practice groups or offices.
  • Process write offs, transfers and credit notes.
  • Process pending time and time transfers.
  • Produce and distribute client and audit reports.
  • Assist in file opening and closing of matters, including fee estimates and variations.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years' experience in client accounting within a law firm or a professional services firm.  Candidates with previous experience in Elite Enterprise/3E and Intapp systems are encouraged to apply. 

About You

We value our culture at K&L Gates and are proud of our friendly and respectful reputation. We are looking for a likeminded individual who in addition to possessing technical excellence is able to work collaboratively in a team and support the business.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience across all aspects of client accounting, particularly in relation to legal practice management systems.  You have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical business users.

You will possess strong analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid business partnerships.

The extras

As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, K&L Gates promotes equal opportunities for women and men to progress in their careers.

Initiatives include:

  • Structured mentoring program
  • Professional development programs
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave regardless of gender
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance

About Us

The firm’s Australian operations provide vast knowledge of the Australian legal marketplace across a wide spectrum of industries.  With lawyers located in four established offices in Australia’s leading financial and commercial centres and possessing substantial experience, K&L Gates acts for industry leaders, major corporations, capital markets participants, major financial institutions, and governments on ground-breaking legal transactions, both domestically and internationally.

K&L Gates is a global community of entrepreneurs and self-starters. We are focused on innovation, collaboration, and are constantly striving for excellence in our client service and culture. We know that our firm is only as strong as the collective efforts of our people. By experiencing K&L Gates, you will thrive in a dynamic legal landscape where we invest in your career path and talent development. With a global presence and lawyers with top-tier skills in a multitude of practice areas, K&L Gates is truly a one-of-a-kind firm at which to grow your career. 

Do you like what you see?

Please apply via our Careers page at www.klgates.com

For more information please contact Tania Brierley, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]

For more information about K&L Gates please see our website www.klgates.com

Referrals from agencies not accepted at this time.

K&L Gates reserve the right to close advertising earlier at our discretion.

K&L Gates is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of those with a disability. We welcome applications from people who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse background.

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