We Are Growing Again

02/13/2015 by Michele R.J. Allinotte

Small law firm located in Downtown Cornwall requires full-time Bookkeeper/Office Manager.

Because we are a small firm who takes pride in providing outstanding client service, the selection of a new team member is of the utmost of importance to us. We offer a casual, yet professional work environment and flexible working arrangements and compensation packages.

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following requirements: completion of a college program in bookkeeping or office management, a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a law firm or office environment, an ability to multitask efficiently, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, an ability to prioritize, a professional and friendly demeanor, problem solving skills, an ability to work with minimal supervision, a positive attitude and experience with PC Law, Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Do Process software.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Management of a busy office
  • Faxing, scanning, and photocopying
  • Electronic file management as well as hard copy
  • Maintaining office data bases
  • Maintain Petty Cash account for office, post all transaction disbursements, prepare cheques, deposits, transfers, post client payments, reconcile General and Trust accounts monthly, correct errors in reconciliation, prepare and review monthly income statements and reports, track invoices and liabilities, post all accounts payable, review client billing and prepare and send client invoices, ensure all monthly/quarterly/yearly reports are completed, submit all necessary remittances as required, accounts receivable
  • General office management functions (review contracts, order office supplies, equipment maintenance, errands etc.)
  • Open and close files, act as general client intake, book consultation, enter new or amended client information
  • Client letters, follow up, client service and client maintenance
  • Reception duties
  • Telephone answering and telephone intake

Bilingualism is an asset. Training will be provided but a candidate with experience is preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please apply via this advertisement, with an up to date resumé and contact information for at least two references by Friday, February 20, 2015.

Thank you to all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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