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Client Rates Administrator (6mth FTC)

Administration Managers
13 days ago

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal practices. What sets us apart is we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.
MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia and in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm
Our Team
Our Financial Services department provides a broad range of supportive financial expertise and business operations solutions to the entire firm. The Client Rates team plays a critical role in supporting the firm to offer industry leading rates arrangements and initiatives to our clients, whilst managing client cost agreements and the implications of those arrangements within the standardised framework of Elite 3e.
Your Role
We are looking to recruit a Client Rates Administrator for a 6 month fixed term contract in either our Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane offices.
In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assisting with management of standard rate arrangement options available in Elite 3e
  • Proactively set up new arrangements as required to meet new business requirements;
  • Set-up of complex rate arrangements in Elite 3e to deliver correct WIP valuations, invoices and reports;
  • Assist with management of personnel rate reviews with knowledge of the broader impacts;
  • Manage cost rates for timekeepers and expenses; with knowledge of the broader impacts;
  • Assist the Finance Support team with front office support and training on rates arrangements as required;
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of Elite 3e system capabilities in managing all types of rates arrangements for time, disbursements and charges
  • Facilitate management and review of client cost agreements;
  • Report and manage exceptions to Firm rates arrangements and policies;
  • Contribute to project-related activities as directed by the Client Rates Analyst

More About You
We welcome applications from professionals who possess:

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Experience using and supporting a Practice Management / Finance System, preferably Elite 3e
  • Experience in a Rates (or similar) function, including managing cost agreements and rate arrangements
  • Law firm or professional services experience desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills
  • Pro-active and flexible attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail

Who We Are
We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results. This is why we offer agile and alternative working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.
We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.
How to Apply
We love to connect with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.
If you would like further information, to tell us about any adjustments you might require through the recruitment process or if you are trans or gender diverse and want a confidential discussion, please contact Alexandra Hussain, Resourcing Consultant at
Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

Job Type: Contract

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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