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 functionsManagement and development of all accounting personnelManagement of computerized information systems and the overall financial aspects of the partnershipEnsure effective internal controls are in placeMaintain controls over trust accountsPrepare and analyze monthly financial statementsMonitor and review receivables and work in progressMonitor cash flowDevelop appropriate processes and proceduresThe ideal candidate possesses the following traits:A relevant designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) as a minimumPrevious experience in the legal sector or with other professional services firms is considered an assetMinimum 10 years of relevant experienceProven abilities in budgeting and forecastingExcellent management and team building skillsStrong analytical abilitiesIn return, we offer:A competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plan including pension matchingSupport for continuing education and developmentAutonomy to manage and develop the policies, department and teamSound 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.