A busy, mid-sized law firm is looking for a Bookkeeper (30 hrs/wk) to cover a maternity leave position plus two months of overlap for training upfront (approximately 14 months), with a target start date in September, 2020.
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of accounting concepts, 2 years of related bookkeeping/accounting experience, an intermediate working knowledge of Excel, ability to adapt to new accounting programs, excellent English communication skills (both oral and written), and able to work in a fast-paced team environment, doing repetitive tasks, with attention to detail and under tight deadlines. Experience in a law firm would be a definite asset, but not required.
The successful candidate will provide full cycle bookkeeping and work closely with all staff and lawyers. Duties include but are not limited to:
Daily: issuing and depositing cheques, bank deposits, trust, wire and disbursement transfers, billings, investments, write offs, posting of disbursements, disbursement recovery, opening and closing files, accounts payable.
Bi-weekly: process payroll functions on Payworks
As required: liaising with auditors and Law Society of Manitoba, ensuring Law Society compliance
Monthly: bank reconciliations, posting automatic bank withdrawals, payables, reconciling various accounts, GST, RST, preparation of month end financial statements and reporting to lawyers
Annually: year end reports for lawyers and firm's accountants, annual payments, liaising with accountants and auditors to complete year end.
Our firm offers a friendly, professional working environment, competitive salaries and benefits.
We thank all applicants for their interest and for submitting their application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All applicants should be prepared to consent to a criminal background check.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 17, 2020
PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND INCLUDE YOUR SALARY EXPECTATION
Reference ID: Bookkeeper
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $17.00 to $25.00 per hour