Legal Assistant – Corporate Tax | Toronto ON

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 1 month ago

Legal Assistant – Corporate Tax | Toronto ON

Our client is looking for a  legal assistant to join their Tax team.  In this role you will be supporting two busy Partners with their practices, focused on tax planning & litigation. This opportunity is ideal for someone organized, who excels in a busy environment, has strong attention to detail and is excited to learn and grow. For optimal success, this role will be a minimum of three days in office with the possibility of more depending on workload.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage the daily operation of two busy Partners within the Tax Department
  • Prepare, revise, format and complete large tax agreements, memos, letters and opinions
  • Complete and file all necessary documents within the Canada Revenue Agency and Tax Court of Canada
  • Accurately track and diarize deadlines
  • Onboard clients
  • Input dockets
  • Complete all tasks related to billing and accounting
  • Manage a high volume of email filing
  • Travel arrangements
  • Produce the highest quality of work
  • Handle daily administrative details
  • Accountable for all work assigned
  • Takes initiative
  • Confidential

Core Skills and Requirements:

  • Three (3) year’s previous experience in a legal assistant role an asset
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program
  • Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
  • Microsoft 365 suite of applications
  • Familiarity of the Tax Court of Canada would be considered an asset
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good judgement and decision making
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, resourceful and detailed

To apply for this job email your details to donna@estaffsearch.com