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

Requirements:

• 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 hredmonton@parlee.com. Your application will be confidential.

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