Estates Coordinator (Fcd.28)

Cancer Council Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 4/15/2021

About the role

  • A wonderful opportunity to apply your legal and administrative skills to help Cancer Council Victoria save lives and reduce the impact of cancer.
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • Full time, ongoing position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your opportunity

. Reporting to the Gifts in Wills Manager your role as Estates Coordinator is to:

  • Manage and process estates from end to end – from notification through to the final distribution of funds in line with best practice, to ensure the best financial outcome for Cancer Council Victoria.
  • Maintain accurate records and log all correspondence in the database.
  • Prepare accurate briefings relating to the complex, high value or disputed estates
  • Cultivate relationships with executors, families, solicitors, accountants, and other beneficiary charities, where required
  • Report on the financial data and activities of the program.

All about you

You are:

  • Comfortable working with complex legal and financial documents
  • Someone who has strong relationship management skills with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders with conflicting interests and timelines
  • Organised and process driven, with an ability to work autonomously and have the proven ability to meet deadlines
  • A self-starter who also enjoys being part of a team
  • Someone who aligns with Cancer Council Victoria’s values of excellence, integrity and compassion.

You have:

  • Strong organisation, administrative and computer skills, including experience using a CRM database
  • An understanding of basic financial and legal principles
  • Advanced skills in writing business correspondence, to solicitors, executors, accountants and senior managers
  • Sophisticated interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop and build mutually beneficial relationships
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to take initiative with tact and diplomacy
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in a legal or paralegal environment is desirable.

What we can offer you

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