Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 135 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for a contract Accounting Technician to join our Accounting Team for approximately one year to cover a leave. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and detail oriented individual who can hit the ground running.

Position Overview

You will be reporting to the Controller and your day to day will include a multitude of tasks such as:

• Processing, verification and reconciliation of transactions including cheques, invoices, and cheque requisitions
• Processing, verification and reconciliation of expense claims in ledger and/or computer system
• Processing, verification and reconciliation of trust money
• Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
• Reconcile company credit card transactions
• Process cost and foreign associate disbursements
• Manage petty cash transactions and reconcile
• Provide back-up to other support staff
• Data entry, as required
• Reception coverage, as required


• Successful completion of high school diploma or equivalent
• Accounting certificate or diploma, would be an asset
• Previous accounts payable experience
• Knowledge of Elite 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 resume via email to the attention of HR Edmonton at Your application will be confidential.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.