Accounting Clerk

June 10 2024
Industries Legal
Categories Account receivables, Accounting clerk,
Vancouver, BC • Full time

Whitelaw Twining is a highly successful multi-disciplinary firm with a focus on litigation and with offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto providing a full-range of legal expertise. In 2022, we increased the opportunities for our firm and our staff by joining the DWF Group, a global provider of integrated legal and business services.

We are an innovative, passionate team, promoting a professional, supportive and engaging environment to our team members. Since the beginning, we’ve pushed beyond standard litigation to find progressive, creative solutions for our clients.

Whitelaw Twining is extremely proud of its professional work environment that encourages team and social interaction between staff and lawyers. We believe that people work best in a collegial atmosphere where they are empowered to build their careers and make a positive contribution to our work environment.

Join us at WT!

We are currently seeking an Accounting Clerk to join our Vancouver team working with our Accounting team. This position is for a team player who is proactive with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. The ideal candidate has a strong client service focus, ability to multi-task, and solid analytical and organizational skills. This position reports to Director of Finance.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Carry out accounts payable including posting invoices, issuing cheques, reconciling outstanding invoices in accordance with client and firm guidelines;
  • Accounts receivable tasks such as charging clients credit cards and posting cheque and electronic payments;
  • Post disbursements such as Copitrak, BC Online, LTSA and levies;
  • Take on trust-related tasks including depositing and disbursing trust funds in accordance with Law Society rules;
  • Prepare and review draft bills and finalize invoices;
  • Follow accounting policies and procedures;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

What you'll bring:

  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures;
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Client service oriented and team player;
  • Willingness to learn and grow, take on new responsibilities as needed;
  • Ability to excel in a high volume, fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge of law firm billing processes and understanding of legal billing software is highly desirable (e.g., Elite or 3E);
  • Experience in a legal environment is highly desirable.

The salary range for this position is $46,000 - $51,000 per annum, dependent on individual experience.

Our firm benefits include Extended Health benefit, Dental coverage, LTD, DI, casual dress code, early finish ahead of statutory holidays and more.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion:

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At Whitelaw Twining and DWF Group, we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Embrace this opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our firm’s success, submit your resume and cover letter!

Apply now!

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