Accounting and Financial
Do you excel in providing exceptional client service while working in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment in which you are challenged to think of new ways to do things?
McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Accounting / Billing Clerk to join our Finance & Accounting team in our Halifax office for a one- year term position. The incumbent will provide high quality trust and billing support within our firm; working to ensure all internal and external clients receive the highest level of client service.
As an Accounting/Billing Clerk, you will be responsible for:
Maintaining all daily processing and inquiries related to:
disbursements, deposits, investments, bank wires
Creation of invoices and credit memos;
Support firm members with the implementation and maintenance of billing rates;
Reconcile the firm's billing cycle including pre-billing and invoice submission;
Facilitate quality control and audit processes; and,
Assist with administrative support tasks, including filing.
The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:
Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Finance Accounting, or Business;
Minimum one year of related experience;
Proficient in data entry and Microsoft Excel with exceptional attention to detail;
Exceptional communication skills, a special focus on client service and the highest degree of professionalism;
Experience with legal billing software;
Knowledge of provincial law society trust account rules;
Experience working in a professional services environment will be considered an asset; and,
A positive attitude and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment!
Our team members have access to:
Defined-benefit pension plan;
Firm-paid health and dental benefits;
Health spending account;
Personal spending account;
Time for you:
Including vacation, personal and sick days.
Work from home / Flex work options available for many team members.
Our Team - we can't say enough about our people! You will be part of a collaborative, collegial, respectful and caring team; and,
Participating in a variety of teams including our Corporate Social Responsibility, Wellness, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and so many more.
McInnes Cooper is committed to building an environment that is diverse and inclusive, representative of the communities in which we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through our on-line application process.
As part of the recruitment process, MC will provide accommodation(s) to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process with us, please contact at Alana Burgess at [email protected]
We're looking for
Adaptable and Flexible Attention to Detail and Accuracy Client-focused Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Highly-organized Positive Can-do Attitude
A little bit about us
McInnes Cooper is among Canada's 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world's leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, we continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.
Our mission? To turn our knowledge, skills, and effort into value for our clients and our communities through dedicated leadership.
At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
Diversity & Inclusion
We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.
Collective Social Responsibility
We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.
Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environment. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.
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