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External Examinations Officer

Queensland Law Society - Brisbane City, QLD

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  • Bring your investigative mind to the Queensland Law Society!
  • Permanent, part time position (4 days/week)
  • Based in the lovely Brisbane CBD with easy access to public transport and cafes

About us

Queensland Law Society (QLS) is the professional body for legal practitioners, representing more than 11,000 members state-wide. We lead the legal profession by advocating for good law and supporting good lawyers.

QLS has a part time opportunity for an External Examinations Officer who strives for excellence within a confidential environment, and has the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team to join their Trust Account Investigations business unit.

About the role

  • To ensure law practices comply with legislative requirements when lodging Law Practice declarations and External Examination reports
  • Provide administrative assistance – correspondence, declarations, submissions, statements and reporting (failure to lodge) and determine additional information as required
  • Discharge statutory responsibilities imposed by the Legal Profession Act 2007 in relation to business unit
  • Provide assistance to law practices and their staff
  • Document relevant processes and procedures.

About you

  • Qualifications in business administration, bookkeeping or a related discipline (desirable)
  • Experience in a similar role in a professional services environment
  • Sound knowledge of bookkeeping, trust accounting and associated accounting practices.
  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of the Legal Profession Act 2007, the Legal Profession Regulation 2007 and how it applies to trust accounts.
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to provide guidance.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a high volume environment
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of modern office technology, including intermediate use of the MS Office Suite and record management applications.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience.

For more information about the role, including obtaining a copy of the position description, please email People and Culture on employment@qls.com.au or call 07 3842 5951.

Why join us

  • QLS is a passionate, customer service focused organisation that delivers professionally towards our vision of Good Law, Good Lawyers, Public Good.
  • Our workforce is diverse, inclusive and equal; and is representative of our members.
  • Employees in our teams have flexibility within a social and collaborative environment.
  • Support through social events, cross team working groups and many more initiatives.
  • We are committed to leading change through our people, and by joining us you will assist build a society that genuinely cares about its members, people and Queensland law.