We’re looking for a highly motivated Director of Finance to lead our Accounting Team at Parlee McLaws LLP. We are a well-established law firm with over 100 years of experience here in Alberta. Our talented lawyers are reputable and relationship based professionals. They are supported by a hardworking group of loyal and long tenured staff. If you can roll up your sleeves with the team while thinking and speaking strategically to our Firm’s leaders, this could be the role for you.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will be accountable for the Firm’s overall financial health. You will work closely with your team based in both Edmonton and Calgary to accomplish the following:

  • Management of all accounting functions
  • Management and development of all accounting personnel
  • Management of computerized information systems and the overall financial aspects of the partnership
  • Ensure effective internal controls are in place
  • Maintain controls over trust accounts
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements
  • Monitor and review receivables and work in progress
  • Monitor cash flow
  • Develop appropriate processes and procedures

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits:

  • A relevant designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) as a minimum
  • Previous experience in the legal sector or with other professional services firms is considered an asset
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Proven abilities in budgeting and forecasting
  • Excellent management and team building skills
  • Strong analytical abilities

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plan including pension matching
  • Support for continuing education and development
  • Autonomy to manage and develop the policies, department and team

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please upload your cover letter and resume to the attention of HR Edmonton. Your application will be confidential.

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