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Finance Officer

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Work type: Contractor Full Time
Location: Melbourne (CBD)
Categories: Finance & Accounting

Your new company

Guild Group offers a broad range of insurance, financial and professional services, including superannuation, legal, financing, business and personal insurances.

Established in 2004, Meridian Lawyers is a dynamic and innovative law firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth and is part of the Guild Group family of businesses.

Meridian provides trusted legal advice in the areas where they have the greatest experience and understanding. Clients look to their experienced and award-winning team for advice in Insurance, Corporate & Commercial, Workplace Relations & Safety, Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Health Law.

Your new role

We are seeking two Finance Officers to join us for 12 months. In these high transactional volume roles within an agile environment, we will rely on you for the daily finance transactional operations of the Meridian finance team.

Your focus will be on ensuring Meridian ledgers are complete and accurate, processing centralised accounts receivables and billings and regularly reconciling bank and balance sheets. You will also assist with accounts receivables, month-end tasks and other work as required.

About you

You will enjoy working with a team of finance professionals who work across Guild Group’s diverse businesses and will be dedicated to supporting Meridian’s financial operations.

Your high attention to detail and ability to communicate well will complement your experience as an accounting/ finance professional you will regularly be communicating with our broader Finance Team as well as the legal secretaries and Partners from Meridian. You have a solid understanding of accounting concepts, familiarity with financial systems and intermediate Excel skills. You will also either have a diploma in or are studying towards a Finance/ Accounting qualification.

It is a must that you have experience in a legal or professional services environment. You are familiar with and would be happy to be immersed in a heavily transactional role. 

Why us?

We pride ourselves on having an inclusive and productive workplace where we treat our people and our clients with fairness, dignity and respect.

We offer: 

  • Paid parental leave for eligible staff from 6 weeks
  • An extra day of paid leave in addition to your annual leave entitlements
  • Enhanced long service leave
  • Staff discounts with leading retailers
  • An Employee Assistance Program that provides counselling and support to all staff members and their immediate family
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as health checks and skin checks
  • Flexible working program available to eligible staff

Visit to meet our people and learn more about our business, values and benefits.

Sounds like your kind of job?

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then let’s start a conversation!

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