Miller Thomson LLP

Accounting Clerk (BB-211C0)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

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Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's fastest growing national business law firms, with offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan and Montréal. Our consistent ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an unyielding service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice, gives us a unique position in the Canadian legal industry.

We are seeking an Accounting Clerk join our Vancouver office. The Accounting Clerk provides support to Vancouver accounting, billing, national credit card processing and matter management requests. Responsible for daily accounting processes including matter amendments, deposits, national credit card transactions and posting standard disbursements.

In this role your responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Review prebills to confirm compliance with firm policy and amend to specifications outlined by billing lawyer. Post prebills to Aderant.
  • Process cheque deposits through remote deposit capture and post payments against respective bills in Aderant.
  • Support credit card processing team with national credit card policy by posting payments sent to the payments email group. Assist with posting cash receipts upon receiving credit card deposit in bank. Back up payment processing staff in case of absence.
  • Upload back up information to respective databases including cash receipt sessions and supporting remittances. Attend to collections team and external audit requests by providing requested supporting documentation.
  • Assist with matter amendment requests such as matter address changes, contact amendments and limitation date removals.
  • Post client chargeable expense requisitions to respective files. Review expense requisition for completion and compliance with approval policy. Print cheques and advise office of further handling in accordance to expense requisition requests.
  • Reconcile vendor invoices and upload chargeable expenses into Aderant.
  • Complete reconciliations for trust bank accounts.
  • Other duties and project requests by the Accounting Manager.
  • Qualifications:

  • College diploma in Accounting or minimum 5 years experience in accounts payable or accounts receivable roles.
  • Law firm experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting processes.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Working knowledge of Aderant is an asset.
  • Dedication to providing quality work.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Prioritization skills in a very busy and multi-faceted environment.
  • Must be able to work both as a team player and independently.
  • While we thank all applicants for their interest, due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond to queries individually and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

    Miller Thomson will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please inform our Talent Management department of the nature of accommodations that you may require, to ensure your equal participation.

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