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We are currently looking for a General Accountant to join our Accounting team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Daily and Weekly

  • Monitor and journalize general bank account activities
  • Monitor trust account and contra account balances
  • Monitor corporate credit card balances and take action as required
  • Prepare assigned balance sheet and overhead reconciliations
  • Monitor unposted WIP and unbilled WIP
  • Work closely with AP to determine cash outflows and prepare cash forecast


  • Reconcile general and trust accounts on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile corporate credit card accounts
  • Prepare and file monthly HST, employee health tax, and source deduction payables
  • Monitor and maintain prepaids, overhead accruals, leasehold improvements, and fixed assets schedules
  • Monitor intercompany transactions

Year-End and More

  • Assist with year-end closing through the preparation and compilation of supporting schedules and provide explanation to external auditor
  • Assist with ad hoc projects
  • Back up other accounting functions.

Qualifications Required:


  • University degree in accounting studies
  • Minimum of 5 years' related experience working in an accounting function at a law firm
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe
  • Experience working with an accounting system, i.e., EQ, Elite, Aderant or PC Law
  • Ability to adapt and learn new software
  • Possess well-developed organizational and time management skills in order to manage multiple priorities with ease in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills to help build relationships and provide excellent client service
  • A confident self-starter, who works well both independently, and in a team environment
  • A keen problem solver with a solutions-driven mindset, and a strong attention to detail ensuring accuracy in work product
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Strong personal integrity
  • Show good judgment and a strong work ethic.


If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to

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Robins Appleby LLP Suite 2600, 120 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1T1
E. T. 416.868.1080 F. 416.868.0306

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