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Parlee McLaws LLP

Financial Analyst/Assistant Controller



Company Information

At Parlee McLaws we are committed to service and to delivering sound, strategic legal solutions. We take pride in knowing our clients' industries, understanding their concerns and providing practical advice. It’s an approach that has allowed us to build relationships based on trust, respect and results. We are relationship focused.

Job Description

Our Edmonton office is seeking a Financial Analyst & Assistant Controller who will be responsible for the accurate financial reporting of the Firm's operations including collection and analysis of information essential in the effective evaluation of the Firm and its members’ performance and providing these results to the appropriate users of the information.


The position also provides assistance and backup to the Controller, as well as sharing the goal of the Finance department in their effort to provide a superior level of support to the lawyers and other administrative personnel of the Firm.


Employment Period:      One Year Maternity Leave Position (35 hours per week)


Position Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business

  • Professional accounting designation required

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ progressive full cycle accounting experience, preferably within a legal environment

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in creating and managing accounting systems, budgets, internal controls and business planning

  • Advanced proficiency with Elite accounting software would be a definite asset

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel for sorting, organizing and reporting data

  • Must speak, read and write English fluently


    To thrive in this challenging and diverse role you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, while displaying a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 


    Sound like a good fit?  Applicants may submit their cover letter and resume to HREdmonton@parlee.com.  Please visit us on the web at www.parlee.comto learn more about us.


    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Parlee McLaws LLP
Posting Date: 05-Jun-2017LawAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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