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Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Analyst – 6 month contract

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Work type: Full time - Contract
Location: Sydney
Categories: Finance

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

About the role

This role will see the successful candidate join a dynamic and well-respected team.  You will provide assistance to Senior Management in the areas of financial analysis, planning, budgeting and forecasting.

Key accountabilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Preparation of timely and accurate regular management reports, partner distribution and partner reporting packages including insights and commentary
  • Evaluating the profitability and performance of practice teams against budgets and identifying issues and recommendations to achieve targeted results
  • Assisting with pricing support to Client Relationship Partners and Business Development Managers when responding to requests for pricing (RFP’s) so as to protect and improve profitability
  • Other responsibilities including developing financial models and providing analysis for various projects within the business, and supporting the firm’s Legal Project Management initiative

For further information please see the attached position description.

Download File Position Description - Finance - Senior FPA Analyst (Contact) Sept 2020.pdf

What experience and skills are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Commerce with a Chartered Accounting or CPA qualification
  • 5+ years commercial experience in management accounting, planning, reporting and budgeting roles ideally gained within in a recognised Blue-Chip company or similar disciplined environment
  • Proven commercial experience within an analytical role with demonstrable experience in financial reporting, analysis and advanced Excel modelling skills
  • Focus on best practice and client service
  • A hands-on approach and be a proactive self-starter
  • Professional Services experience is desirable

Why work with us?

We want to be the law firm clients love to work with and a great place to work and grow for our people. It’s important to us and our clients that you our people find working at KWM an enjoyable and rewarding experience.  

We know our people value flexibility around when and where they work, so we are committed to offering a more adaptable way to work - we call this Agile Working.

Growth conversations and real-time feedback is also a priority.  Whether it’s more targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, regular feedback, coaching or developing infrastructure, we want to help our people grow. 


  • Formal and informal flexible working
  • Support for working parents including emergency childcare
  • Comprehensive wellbeing program including gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin checks, discounts on health, general insurance and other products and services
  • Swap pay for leave and Time in Lieu
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise
  • Commitment to gender pay equity

How to apply

Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

All job applications must be submitted through kwm.com, Seek, LinkedIn or an authorised agency, applications through any other third-party websites will not be accepted.

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please note that we are not accepting applications from agencies for this role.

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