Accounting Clerk

May 23 2024
Industries Legal
Categories Account receivables, Accounting clerk,
Toronto, ON • 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 seeking an Accounting Clerk to join our Toronto team.

The successful candidate should be someone who is proactive with a strong work ethic, handle a busy workload, and who has a desire to work in the Accounting field. The ideal candidate will have a strong client service focus, the ability to multi-task, have solid analytical and organizational skills, have strong technological skills, and excellent communication skills.

What you’ll be doing:

    • Prepare monthly drafts bill (prebill/proforma) for internal Professionals to review
    • Track and ensure the return of all drafts for invoices processing and finalizing
    • Send out invoices to client and resolve any enquires relating
    • Invoice payment processing, such as charging clients credit cards and posting cheque and electronic payments;
    • Account payable, posting client disbursements such as Civil Litigation Filing Levy;
    • Trust accounting, including depositing and disbursing trust funds in accordance with Law Society rules;
    • Implementation of accounting policies and procedures, including communicating accounting information to all level of staff;
    • Responding to queries regarding the accounting processes; and
    • Perform other related duties as required and ad hoc projects

    What you'll bring:

    • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures;
    • Able to work well independently whilst also supporting the Vancouver accounting team;
    • Proficiency in using 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 an asset (e.g., Elite or 3E);
    • Some overtime will be required during peak season; and
    • Law firm and trust experience is highly desirable.

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

    Diversity & Inclusivity:

    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 to:

    Apply now!

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