Trust Consultant

Job Details
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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: CL 1
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/CS/1409110E
Closing Date: 18-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $43,925 - $55,064
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Trust Consultant - Position Description CL1.pdf (PDF, 363KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Talent Acquisition team

Position Details

  • Footscray location
  • Part time, 19 hours per week
  • Salary circa $47,000 plus super pro rata
  • Applications close 18 July 2019

About State Trustees
As the public trustee of Victoria we support Victorians to protect and grow their legacy and financial wellbeing at all stages of life.

Our purpose-built Footscray head office is part of a vibrant community with a fascinating balance of a growing arts scene, international cultures and delicious cuisines. Only 6km from the CBD, Footscray is easily accessible with a variety of public transport and affordable parking options.

For more information about State Trustees and what we offer as an organisation, please visit

About the Team
Our teams of consultants and technical experts are responsible for managing over 2,500 trusts. These trusts may arise as a result of a work place or motor vehicle accident, left to a beneficiary within a Will, set up for a minor (child) or used as a diverse range of testamentary purposes.

About the Role
With a strong customer focus, you will to carry out trustee responsibilities and proactively manage a client portfolio of low complexity and low balance trusts.


  • Administer a client portfolio within the guidelines of relevant legislation
  • Ongoing file management
  • Prepare detailed client correspondence
  • Assess applications for funds including authorising documents and payments
  • Ensure all assets are appropriately managed & protected
  • Identify and report opportunities for improvements to processes & procedures

Skills and Experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail organisational skills
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Employee Benefits
We offer a range of employee benefits including:

  • Career development
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Education assistance
  • Purchased leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Free Will preparation
  • Retailer discounts
  • Charitable workplace giving
  • Employee social club

Most importantly, you will be part of an organisation that is committed to delivering a public benefit to the Victorian community.

How to Apply
Click the Apply button to commence the application process. In your application, please include a cover letter and resume.

Employment at State Trustees is conditional upon satisfactory Criminal History Check and Anti Money Laundering Check.

State Trustees is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, State Trustees will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

State Trustees strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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