Accounting Clerk

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Salary
44,000 to 48,500 + health/dental and other benefits
Posted
March 12, 2024
Closes
April 11, 2024
Job Sectors
Legal
Job Type
Full-time, Permanent
CPA status
CPA Student

Mills & Mills LLP is seeking an Accounting Clerk to join its thriving team! The successful candidate will have 1+ years of experience working in the legal industry and a desire to learn and to contribute to the success of our team.

 

Who We Are

Mills & Mills LLP is an expanding mid-size law firm with over 80 employees. Our core values that guide the members of our team are Integrity, Competence, Initiative, Cooperation, Respect and Care. For us, there is no better question than “how can I help?” 

We offer each member of our team competitive compensation and benefits, a collaborative and barrier-free work environment, and the opportunity to work on a diverse range of matters.

Mills & Mills LLP is an inclusive employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encour­age applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process and selection process, please contact our Human Resources Manager, Rand Bilal, so that we can ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Any information re­ceived relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

 

Purpose of the Role

The successful candidate has legal accounting experience, is confident and organized, possesses excellent communication, and takes pride in the quality of their work. We pride ourselves in providing excellent service to our clients, while being a comfortable and rewarding place to work.

As an Accounting Clerk at Mills & Mills LLP you will work alongside experienced Legal Assistants and legal practitioners, while you provide accounting support to all areas of practice. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce a high-volume of invoices.
  • Open, close and process write/offs, time transfers, and corrections within our accounting software: Acumin.
  • Daily banking.
  • Provide weekly and monthly lawyer reports and management reports.
  • Compile data and develop reports to aid with financial performance tracking.
  • Periodically review GL postings and address any variances or inconsistencies.
  • Cover other accounting staff during absences.
  • Assist with month and year-end financials.
  • General administrative duties, including but not limited to scanning, filing, photocopying, printing, perform administrative duties with respect to accounting, opening, and closing files, docketing, billing etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.   

 

Education/Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities/Attributes

  • Post-Secondary Education in Accounting or Business is preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year working in an accounting role (preferably in a legal environment)
  • Great teamwork skills and positive work attitude Understanding of trust accounting
  • Understanding of Law Society of Ontario by-laws and regulations
  • Experience with electronic banking for deposits, payments, wires, and ACH transactions.
  • Experience working with Acumin is preferred.
  • A keen understanding of accounting standards and regulations with a focus on:
    • MA – management accounting
    • FP&A – financial planning and analysis
    • PM – performance management
  • Keen eye for detail, professional attitude, confidence, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional client management skills, trustworthy, accountable, proactive and a positive work attitude  

 

To apply, please submit your resume to: rand.bilal@millsandmills.ca. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.