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 OverviewYou 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 requiredRequirements:• 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 fluentlySound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your resume via email to the attention of HR Edmonton at email@example.com. Your application will be confidential.We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.