Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 125 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for a full-time Accounting Clerk to join our Accounting department. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual who can hit the ground running.

Position Overview

The schedule for this position is 5 days/week from 8:00AM – 5:00PM, with 1-hour break and this position will be primarily office-based. You will be reporting to the Director of Finance and your day to day will include a multitude of tasks such as:

• Assist with processing, verification, and reconciliation of transactions including cheques, invoices, and cheque requisitions
• Assist with processing, verification, and reconciliation of expense claims in ledger and/or computer system
• Assist with preparing AR statements, and providing other AR support as required
• Assist with processing, verification, and reconciliation of trust money
• Posting of firm deposits
• Assist with reconciling company credit card transactions
• Assist with processing cost and foreign associate disbursements
• Assist with month and year end procedures, including account reconciliations
• Assist with managing petty cash transactions and reconciliation
• Provide general accounting and clerical support to the accounting department, such as data entry and physical / digital filing
• Provide back-up to other support staff

Requirements

• Successful completion of an accounting certificate or diploma
• 2 – 5 years of relevant experience, including accounts payable and trust accounting
• Knowledge of Elite, 3E, and/or automated accounting software is required
• Experience in gathering data and compiling information
• High attention to detail and commitment to producing accurate and high-quality work
• Intermediate experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
• Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines with a high degree of personal initiative
• Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
• Strong customer service skills and relationship building abilities
• Must read, speak, and write English fluently

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume as a PDF via email to the attention of hredmonton@parlee.com.

Your application will be confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.