Legal Executive

BDO New Zealand

Are you looking for change and an opportunity to grow? Or seeking further development outside the normal pathways?

  • New role with exciting scope
  • Let your legal background take you in a new direction
  • A firm focussed on the future
Why join us?
Well who wouldn’t want to live and work in Gisborne?  With a relaxed lifestyle, a sunny climate and the beach and amenities a stone's throw away, locals call it paradise.  What more could you want? A great job and a supportive team? You’d better read on….

BDO Gisborne
As a locally owned business, we are active in our community, celebrate performance and believe in development of our people.  Our staff’s happiness is important - so we’re investing in it, with wellness programmes, training, social club events and a day off on your birthday among our list of staff benefits. 

As a member of an international network, we’re innovative in our attitude and culture.  It’s easy to see why our business is rapidly growing and is the leading accounting services firm in Gisborne.  It’s an exciting time to be joining our team!
The Role
As Legal Executive for BDO Gisborne, you will play a crucial role in supporting the business by proactively responding to changes in the regulatory environment we operate in.  You will also have a broad background dealing with Trusts, AML and Privacy legislation.  This is a newly created role where you will be given the space to make the most of your initiative while being immersed in the business.
Skills and Experience
  • Ideally you will have 2+ years’ experience as a legal executive in particular with Trusts
  • Experience within a regulatory environment/role would be advantageous
  • Experience with Trusts, AML and Privacy legislation
  • To succeed, it is imperative that you’re proactive and self-motivated, and love immersing yourself in the business
  • Your curiosity will enable you to identify opportunities and solutions to make an impact across the business
  • You’re known for your ability to build strong relationships across a wide range of stakeholders
  • Juggling multiple projects means you’re well organised and your attention to detail is second to none
How to apply...
Submit a covering letter and CV as soon as possible.  A position description is available upon request.  If you are seeking a change in environment then this could be just the role for you.