Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 135 years of experience here in Alberta with talented and reputable lawyers supported by a hardworking group of loyal and long tenured staff. We’re looking for a highly motivated Accounting Technician to join our Firm. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and detailed oriented accountant and will be an integral part of the Accounting Team.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Controller, you will be responsible for a multitude of tasks such as:
• Processing of accounts receivables including collections and reconciliations
• Reviewing semi-monthly payroll prior to processing as well as entering timesheets as required
• Assisting with investments as well as firm and trust deposits
• Assisting with accounts payables processing, verification, and reconciliation of transactions including cheques, invoices, and cheque requisitions
• Assisting with company credit card reconciliations
• Assisting with cost and foreign associate disbursements
• Provide back-up to other support staff
• Data entry, as required

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits:
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
• Successful completion of high school diploma or equivalent
• Accounting certificate or diploma, would be an asset
• 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

In return, we offer:
• A competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plan including pension matching
• Support for continuing education and development

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please upload your cover letter and resume to 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.