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  • Practice Assistant (Audit Letter Specialist) Melbourne VIC
  • Allens in Melbourne VIC, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Your role

You'll be a part of our Practice Assistant (Audit Letter Specialist) team and work closely with industry leading Lawyers and Practice Executives to process audit letter requests in line with the firm's protocol.

As a Practice Assistant (Audit Letter Specialist), your key responsibilities will include:
• Promptly and accurately fulfilling client requests for auditor-required data,
• Demonstrating strong attention to detail in all aspects of work and maintaining high-quality standards
• Setting up new clients and matters using matter management tools, while conducting thorough reviews and reporting on existing matters.
• Gathering necessary information and drafting initial memorandums for Partner approval.
• Supporting the firm's client relationship management by maintaining accurate records and effectively managing client audit requests.

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity. Hybrid working (60% in the office) is how we work however flexibility matters at Allens, so... if you are seeking hybrid working or are looking for flexibility in your work, we would be happy to discuss what arrangements would work best for you.

About You

You will have:
• Experience in a similar role, ideally within a law firm (we are also open to experience within finance, accounting or other professional services firms).
• Strong communication and organisation skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• A high level of skill and accuracy with software including Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel), DocCorp and other reporting software utilised by the firm.
• Flexibility to organise and prioritise work independently and deliver tight deadlines.
• A story to tell - our culture is made up of unique backgrounds and varying life experiences. We celebrate our people's differences from across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, cultural backgrounds, First Nations communities, and family and caring arrangements. We encourage applications from all passionate applicants.

Your development

In joining Allens, you will receive unparalleled learning and development opportunities. You will be challenged, supported and guided as you learn and develop, and will be encouraged to grow. We foster greatness, and will coach and support you to meet your goals and aspirations.

Our unique Career Deal allows you to take control of your career and provides a transparent approach to career development. Our international alliance with Linklaters means we are able to support secondments all over the world.

Our perks

Our Benefits Include
• Financial: market competitive fixed remuneration, salary continuance insurance, employee recruitment referral program, discounts at hundreds of suppliers including retail outlets, health and travel insurance, charity matched funding program.
• Health and wellbeing: fully subsidised gym memberships, annual flu vaccinations, skin checks, in-house snacks and catered meals, subsidised sporting and social activities, emergency childcare, Employee Assistance Program including confidential counselling, wellbeing coaching and financial coaching for employees and their families and regular wellbeing sessions with our in-house consulting Psychologist.
• Flexibility: hybrid and flexible working arrangements to support you in your work and life commitments and passions, equipment to support working from home.
• Leave: ability to purchase additional annual leave, access to an enhanced, inclusive and flexible parental leave policy – 26 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum service for permanent employees and high quality executive coaching to support the transition.
• Recognition: team based recognition including social activities and contribution based recognition activities, and annual Allens Values Awards to nominate and recognise the incredible contributions of our people.

Allens is also proud to invest in our communities, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.

How to apply?

We'd love to hear from you so please click "apply now"! If you would like to find out more, please visit "This is Allens" or listen to our podcast Allens Confidential to hear real stories from real people about life at Allens. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please phone Mikaela Downie, Talent Acquisition Executive

on +61 2 9230 4248.

At Allens, our culture is made up of unique backgrounds and varying life experiences. We celebrate our people's differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, cultural backgrounds, First Nations communities, and family and caring arrangements. If you require adjustments to fully participate in our application process, please contact us at careers@allens.com.au. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align, please express your interest by emailing us at careers@allens.com.au. The right role for you might be just around the corner
Melbourne VIC Australia

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