Legal Assistant

  • Law Clerk / Paralegal
  • Toronto
  • Applications have closed.

    5+ Years

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

Toronto 5 + Years

Legal Assistant

Our client is currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join their Toronto Financial Services team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a fast-paced desk with document processing responsibilities. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Practice administration: including managing some email and calendar accounts, electronic/hard copy filing, processing client accounts, and coordinating meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, etc.;
  • Drafting, preparing, proof-reading and revising of corporate documents;
  • Filtering incoming calls/mail/email and following-up on various information requests, including responding to client queries, and re-routing responses appropriately to ensure high level of client service and responsiveness;
  • Accounting duties such as expense requisitions, time entry, monthly billings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring:

  • Community College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Business Law Legal Assistant. Working experience in the area of Financial Services is considered an asset;
  • Experience with supporting corporate transactions is considered an asset;
  • Strong document processing skills are required (e.g. formatting and revising in Microsoft Office and Adobe, converting styles, cross-referencing, etc.);
  • Excellent organizational/follow up skills; attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy are required;
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach to day-to-day workflow is considered an asset;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion when necessary.

What they offer:

We believe in the importance of a Total Compensation package, ensuring our mix of salary, benefits and perks are competitive within the market as well as a work-life balance. They offer:

  • A comprehensive Benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision Care, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, 3+ Weeks’ Vacation and 10 Personal Days;
  • A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace;
  • A Firm matching Group Retirement Savings plan and TFSA;
  • Childcare, eldercare and family resources to support you and your family;
  • A wellness reimbursement program to foster employee wellbeing as well as a perks program through Perkopolis;
  • Professional development opportunities through MT Learn;
  • Flexible working options;
  • Special appreciation events/celebrations;
  • Charitable savings programs.

For more information or to submit your CV to kgauthier@zsa.ca reference #31960

Tagged as : Intermediate, Legal Administration


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