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Senior Accountant

Accounting and Finance
Permanent, Full-Time

Job Description

If you’re an accounting professional who is looking for challenging and rewarding work with an established and growing company, then look no further! Bring your full-cycle accounting experience, background in a legal services environment and strong client service skills to this full-time permanent opening with one of Western Canada’s most well-respected and recognized law firms based in downtown Vancouver.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all trust accounting functions
  • Assist with bill processing including posting, managing trust transfers, write-offs, etc.
  • Prepare month-end general ledger account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Daily and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Review weekly accounts payable runs
  • Prepare financial reports and assist with budgeting
  • Responsible for regulatory reporting requirements incusing PST, GST, EHT and WCB
  • Oversee billing and accounting-related escalation matters


  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an accounting in the legal industry
  • At least 6 years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
  • Completion of or currently enrolled in the CPA program
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with trust accounting practices
  • Strong computer proficiency including advanced Excel skills, experience with Word and Outlook, and accounting software (Acumin preferred)
  • Excellent communication and client service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills

What's In It For You

An annual salary in the $85-95K range, based on the skills and experience you bring to this role. You’ll also enjoy comprehensive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, LTD, a flexible work policy, and a team-oriented and collegial environment with events throughout the year. Plus, if you have your CPA designation then the firm will pay your membership fees!



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