Current Opportunities at Franklin Law

Franklin Law is based in the centre of Pukekohe and we pride ourselves on providing a high level of professional service to a wide range of clients in an environment that is friendly, collegial and supportive.

We encourage our staff to work in a way that allows them to achieve a healthy balance with their personal life; to be involved in the community, sport and social activities and to maintain contact with friends and family.  Some of the benefits you get by working with us here at Franklin Law include:

  • The ability to create long term prospects within a great firm
  • Interaction with clients through taking ownership of particular legal matters
  • Working in a modern open plan office with great access to the Partners and where teams collaborate with one another
  • Regular and ongoing training and development
  • Access to covered car parking and the opportunity to join a subsidised medical benefit scheme
  • An awesome short commute and a friendly work environment with a great culture

LAWYERS

We are always interested in hearing from students, graduates and experienced lawyers who would like to live, work and play in the Franklin District.

To work with us you need to:

  • Have a positive attitude and a desire to work collaboratively with others
  • Have a client focus supported by your confidence and professional approach
  • Be willing to learn new things and undertake research and education
  • Be technically competent and committed to best practice

TRUST ACCOUNTANT

The Trust Accountant is responsible for overseeing trust accounts and ensuring that all accounting processes are completed in accordance with statutory requirements.  This role is fundamentally sole charge, but you will be working closely with the Practice Manager while also providing your services and skillset to the wider team.

If you’re an experienced Trust Accountant already, that would be amazing, but if you’re not don’t be shy if you have a strong mix of the following skills:

  • Experience using different accounting and client relationship management systems and you are a whizz with Excel and proficient with Word
  • Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines from time to time
  • Accurate data entry, processing and strong reconciliation skills – attention to detail is at the core of what you do and who you are
  • An Accounts Receivable or Accounts Payable expert with exposure beyond pure AR/AP
  • Highly organised, a good communicator and able to take responsibility for your work
  • Qualified by Degree or Qualified by Experience – both will be considered

HOW TO APPLY

If working at Franklin Law sounds like something you would be interested in please contact our Practice Manager, Christel Hoy (09 552 0851) for a confidential discussion, or you may wish to email your CV with covering letter to christelh@franklinlaw.co.nz