Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers operating from 58 offices worldwide in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Americas and Central Asia.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer to join our finance team, based in either Sydney or Brisbane. In this role you will be tasked with providing a high level of matter management and client support, specifically in relation to maintaining accurate client and matter set ups, special rate requirements and e-billing.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a high level of matter management and client support specifically in relation to maintaining accurate client and matter set ups, special rate requirements and e-billing.
  • Manage Norton Rose Fulbright group (global) matters; ensuring Norton Rose Fulbright group clients and matters are opened correctly in the practice management system and bills are processed in accordance with global procedures;
  • Perform initial setup steps on eBilling platforms in preparation for ebill uploads, maintain eBilling setups in the practice management system, perform monthly file uploads, liaise with eBilling vendors to correct/clarify any issues, investigate and correct any ebill upload failures, maintain ebill guides and ebill client register;
  • Manage existing client and matter information in the practice management system nationally. Including, global matters, client name changes, third party payors, GST treatment, fee estimates, matter transfers;
  • Set up and amend special rates on clients and matters in the practice management system
  • Assisting with WIP management / billing/ad hoc queries;
  • Identifying potential process improvements and efficiencies;
  • Providing assistance and support within the Client Accounting team to ensure smooth functioning of the finance department;

Requirements

  • Proven experience working as a part of a finance function, law firm experience an advantage but not essential.
  • Highly developed time management and organisational skills with the ability to give attention to detail, to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
  • Demonstrated ability to use a high degree of initiative, and adopt a proactive approach to work;
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Aderant Expert or similar practice management system is preferred but not essential;

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused individual. At Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities. Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Please note that we are not accepting applications submitted by recruitment agencies for this position.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive environment where all employees can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.

We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. It is the policy of NRFA Group to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Scott Baker, National Resourcing Manager on 02 9330 8578 or Scott.Baker@nortonrosefulbright.com.

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