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JOB TITLE: PRACTICE MANAGER

Work type: Part-time or full-time
Location: Salisbury office
Categories: Practice Management, Administration, Finance

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Practice Manager in our Salisbury office who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Business. 

Key Responsibilities 

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Financial/Accounting
  • Attending to the Day-to-Day bookkeeping of the practice (trust and practice accounting)
  • Attending to the reporting of ATO obligations with assistance of external Accountants
  • Helping to oversee the financial performance of the office
  • Co-ordinate payroll services including superannuation payments, Australian Taxation Office employer responsibilities and maintain records of leave entitlements
  • Maintain accurate financial records and provide regular reports to the practice owner/s
  • Coordinate accounts receivable and payable and maintain debt prevention activities
  • Expand the practice to make it more profitable and meet the needs of the community.
Human Resources
  • Attending to payroll matters (leave applications and fortnightly payment of wages)
  • Encourage employee motivation, professional development and satisfaction
  • Coordinate the interviewing and hiring of staff
  • Conduct regular staff training, meetings and appraisals
  • Management of both lawyers and/or office administration support staff
Operations
  • Develop and maintain a suite of practice policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain a business continuity plan
  • Encourage good governance and social responsibility
  • Ensure consumables and equipment are kept stocked and maintained to the manufacturer’s standards and conditions
  • Be part of and contribute to a team environment
  • Oversee that the practice and rooms are clean, tidy and accessible to clients and staff
  • Lead accreditation compliance and implementation including preparation
  • Oversee day-to-day practice operations
  • Have a sound working knowledge and also keep the team’s knowledge of the practice IT systems up to date
  • Develop relationships with professionals, allied health professionals, accountants, finance brokers and other stakeholders
  • Liase with the Directors of the Company to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the practice

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in management in a professional services environment
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Demonstrated capacity in executing business objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience providing high level client service
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to file management
  • Experience working in a high-volume work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of client service

About Doconade Lawyers

The law firm currently known as Doconade Lawyers was established by Peter Do and based in Adelaide

Our team are truly passionate about the work we do. Our service offering is informed by a long-term, relational, and knowledge-based approach. We deliver professional client experiences based on communication, cooperation, responsiveness, adaptability, and organisation. We consider the firm to be a function of the needs of our clients.

Our firm is a diverse workplace enriched by differences in ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age and family arrangements.

You can learn more about our company here

We also offer employee benefits, some of which include:
  • Support, guidance and mentoring from our dedicated managing team
  • Personalised development plan to help you succeed in your journey
  • Ongoing coaching and career development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Fuel paid membership card
  • Earning based on experience
  • Salary Continuance & Insurance

If you can help us to provide legal support in South Australia, face challenges, and service our clients more effectively, we would like to invite you to apply for this position.

How to Apply

Click the ‘Apply for this job’ button and follow the steps to submit your application via our online recruitment system.

We will not accept applications via email

By submitting your application, you agree that Doconade may collect your personal data for recruitment and related purposes. Doconade’s Terms of Use explains what personal information we may process, where we may process your personal information, and our purposes for processing your personal information.

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