Financial Controller - Legal

  • 23-04-24
  • $140K - $160K + Super depending on experience
  • CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
  • Full-time
  • Influential role in legal
  • Hands-on FC role with a broad remit and a chance to work closely with leadership. Own the finance function!
  • A successful, well-respected law firm with a great client base and strong reputation.
  • Sydney CBD location with hybrid working. Salary: $140K - $160K + Super depending on experience.

Financial Controller - Legal - CBD

Company Background

Richard Lloyd has been exclusively engaged by an established and well-respected legal firm. Our client has a long history of providing invaluable advice and services to their clients, a range of large corporations in Australia. With an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, they have created a positive culture that empowers team members to take control of their roles and responsibilities.

The Role

As the Financial Controller, your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Full ownership of financial accounting including month-end, statutory reporting and financial statements
  • Management accounting including budgeting, forecasting and cashflow management
  • Process improvement identification and implementation
  • Preparation of all tax liabilities
  • Manage the trust account including audit 
  • Manage payroll with outsourced providers
  • Manage key relationships including external accountants and banking
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis as required

Your Background

To be considered for this Finance Controller position, you should have the following skills and attributes:

  • CA / CPA qualified
  • Significant experience in managing the finance function including full month end and reporting ownership
  • Experience in the legal sector will be highly regarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in managing process improvements
  • Confident and collaborative working style, eager to partner with internal stakeholders 

If you are keen to apply for this Financial Controller role, please contact Louise Philippou at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5643, quoting reference 8564 or click on 'apply now' below.

Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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