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RSG Recruiting
 
Financial Services Legal Assistant
 

Financial Services Legal Assistant

Description
We have an opportunity for a permanent, full time Legal Assistant, in our Financial Services practice area. Occasional overtime may be required.

Responsibilities
• Draft and prepare correspondence, including letters and memos.
• Maintaining an exceptional degree of confidentiality and discretion.
• Edit, format, print and revise agreements, opinions, certificates, resolutions, closing agendas and other documents.
• File management: requisition new files, maintain a record of all client files, related records and general files.
• Input all time entries daily and process all accounts for lawyers.
• Coordinate client meetings, arranging for catering or audio-visual equipment as needed. Organize equipment and other materials for on-site and off-site presentations.
• Answer the telephone, route callers, take messages and provide routine information to callers.
• Open and route incoming mail; distribute correspondence and other material to the appropriate party.
• Perform administrative and related duties as assigned and to assist others in the department.
• Maintain an excellent working relationship with all staff in all service areas as well as the department.
• Perform a variety of routine tasks as well as special projects, as required.
• Work in a team environment which includes occasionally supporting other legal assistants and legal staff.
Qualifications
• 5+ years' experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to work effectively under pressure.
• Advanced PC/word processing skills, particularly with Microsoft Office and Outlook. Capacity to learn other firm-specific software including, specifically accounting/billing software.
• Dedicated to providing quality service to the lawyers, their clients and consistently striving to exceed expectations.
• Must ensure utmost confidentiality and use of discretion at all times.
• Strong attention to detail as it relates to drafting of correspondence, proofreading agreements and other documents as well as the preparation of client bills, often under challenging time constraints.
• An energetic, proactive approach to all activities. Demonstrated “take charge” attitude to ensure lawyers’ practices are managed with the utmost effectiveness and efficiency.
• Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize and deliver creative solutions.
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/deadlines as they relate to client matters.


This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, career-orientated individual with desires of being part of a large, evolving and successful organization with the ability to impact the future success.

For immediate consideration please forward your resume to Sue Reis at xxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx

Our client offers a lucrative compensation structure, an exceptional benefit plan as well as exceptional career growth potential.

 
Date: June 22, 2014
City/Town:Calgary
Location:AB/Calgary
Wage/Salary: To be determined
Start: Immediate
Duration: Full Time
Type: Full Time
How to apply:For immediate consideration please forward your resume to Sue Reis at xxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Company: RSG Recruiting
Contact: Sue Reis
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Eligibility note:

It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in Canada. Unless the advert states otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before applying.





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