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Finance Analyst

Advertiser: Corrs Support Services TrustMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
18 Nov 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary
Competitive salary
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Accounting, Analysis & Reporting

Finance Analyst

Who are we?

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm.

We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.

With more than 175 years of history and a talented and diverse team of over 1000 people, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and commitment to excellence. Our fundamental ambition is the success of our clients, and this is reflected in everything we do.

We advise on the most significant global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement. We are also at the forefront of some of the most high-profile public international law matters in our region, assisting governments and corporations with the resolution of highly complex cross-border disputes.

We are the firm of choice for many of the world’s most significant organisations, with our people consistently recognised for providing outstanding client service and delivering exceptional results.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Preparation and delivery of standard monthly financial reporting for external and internal clients 
  • Preparation of high quality analysis to identify factors (internal & external) impacting firm performance including variance analysis and report writing 
  • Administration and reconciliation of legal capacity and business services people data in Jedox
  • Assist in meeting the requirements of the Financial Planning & Analysis team
  • Assisting in the completion of the annual firm budget including supporting analysis
  • Identify and implement process improvements that increase productivity and/or improve the quality of information provided
  • Preparation of legal industry benchmarking reports and survey data
  • Assist in the delivery of projects and preparation of ad hoc reports and analysis

Skills and Experience

  • 1-3 years experience 
  • Exceptional commercial analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong client focus and customer service ethic
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Adaptability and flexibility, including strong team work skills
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • Previous experience as a finance analyst
  • Experienced in CMS or similar large scale General Ledger system
  • Understanding of the operation of a professional services organisation

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant disciplines including Accounting and Finance are essential
  • Seeking to commence or completing study towards an Australian accounting body, CAANZ or CPA

What do we offer as an employer?

Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace. At Corrs, we hire a diverse workforce, including people of all genders, ages, cultures, ethnicities, those who identify as LGBTI and people with disabilities.

Our initiatives include:

  • A competitive remuneration and transparent bonus structure
  • An additional bonus week of leave (5 weeks annual leave in total)
  • A Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence Program
  • Access to a mentoring program
  • An industry-leading 18 weeks paid parental leave, including paid superannuation
  • Flexible work practices for staff, including the ability to purchase additional leave
  • Access to leading industry and business training
  • An opportunity to actively contribute to the broader community through Corrs Pro Bono Program

To apply click on the "apply " button or contact Hannah Blandford on 03 9672 3156 for a confidential discussion.

Who are we?

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm.

We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.

With more than 175 years of history and a talented and diverse team of over 1000 people, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and commitment to excellence. Our fundamental ambition is the success of our clients, and this is reflected in everything we do.

We advise on the most significant global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement. We are also at the forefront of some of the most high-profile public international law matters in our region, assisting governments and corporations with the resolution of highly complex cross-border disputes.

We are the firm of choice for many of the world’s most significant organisations, with our people consistently recognised for providing outstanding client service and delivering exceptional results.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Preparation and delivery of standard monthly financial reporting for external and internal clients 
  • Preparation of high quality analysis to identify factors (internal & external) impacting firm performance including variance analysis and report writing 
  • Administration and reconciliation of legal capacity and business services people data in Jedox
  • Assist in meeting the requirements of the Financial Planning & Analysis team
  • Assisting in the completion of the annual firm budget including supporting analysis
  • Identify and implement process improvements that increase productivity and/or improve the quality of information provided
  • Preparation of legal industry benchmarking reports and survey data
  • Assist in the delivery of projects and preparation of ad hoc reports and analysis

Skills and Experience

  • 1-3 years experience 
  • Exceptional commercial analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong client focus and customer service ethic
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Adaptability and flexibility, including strong team work skills
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • Previous experience as a finance analyst
  • Experienced in CMS or similar large scale General Ledger system
  • Understanding of the operation of a professional services organisation

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant disciplines including Accounting and Finance are essential
  • Seeking to commence or completing study towards an Australian accounting body, CAANZ or CPA

What do we offer as an employer?

Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace. At Corrs, we hire a diverse workforce, including people of all genders, ages, cultures, ethnicities, those who identify as LGBTI and people with disabilities.

Our initiatives include:

  • A competitive remuneration and transparent bonus structure
  • An additional bonus week of leave (5 weeks annual leave in total)
  • A Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence Program
  • Access to a mentoring program
  • An industry-leading 18 weeks paid parental leave, including paid superannuation
  • Flexible work practices for staff, including the ability to purchase additional leave
  • Access to leading industry and business training
  • An opportunity to actively contribute to the broader community through Corrs Pro Bono Program

To apply click on the "apply " button or contact Hannah Blandford on 03 9672 3156 for a confidential discussion.

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