Legal Assistant

  • Felesky Flynn LLP
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Jan 19, 2021
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Felesky Flynn LLP is a recognized leader in Canadian and international tax matters, from tax law advise, planning and representation to will and estate planning, we’ve been honing our creative problem-solving skills for over 40 years. With offices in Saskatoon, Edmonton and Calgary, we work as a team to provide creative solutions to complex problems.

We are looking for someone with experience in corporate law. Someone that will embrace working in a high performing firm, who will not shy away from accountability and will have a sense of pride and ownership over their work. You enjoy challenges, are highly curious and will not buckle under pressure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide a variety of administrative and legal assistance including but not limited to:

File/matter management: Opening and Closing processes
Client identification and verification;
Documentation preparation (engagement letters, closing books, minute books, annual returns, CRA forms, etc.);
Drafting documents in support of corporate and tax transactions (incorporations, amalgamations, dissolutions, etc.);
Online filings with Saskatchewan Corporate Registry;
Coordination of meetings and agendas;
Reception relief coverage; and
Any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned time to time by the Office Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS/ATTRIBUTES

Between 3 to 5 years as a Legal Assistant and possess a Certificate or Diploma from a Community College or equivalent;
Client focused;
Proactive with an ability to adapt to evolving work processes and change management initiatives;
Capable of producing a high quality and quantity of work, sometimes under tight deadlines;
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently with a high attention to detail;
Proficient in Microsoft Office with excellent Microsoft Word skills;
Experience with drafting and formatting letters and other documents;
Proven willingness to work within a collaborative and creative team that is driven to excellence;
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion when necessary; and
Ability to communicate a variety of messages with understanding, social awareness, tact and resolve.

While we appreciate your interest in our firm, only candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

Practice Area(s)

tax law