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Legal Assistant, KLaw

KPMG Canada

This is a Contract position in Stratford, ON posted May 6, 2021.

Overview You’ve got big plans.

We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory, and business enablement services across 147 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally, and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make.

Let’s do this.

KPMG Law LLP’s Estates and Trusts Practice: At KPMG Law, our Private Client Service lawyers are recognized for taking a multidisciplinary approach to helping private clients manage and transfer their wealth.

We operate as part of KPMG in Canada’s Enterprise and Family Offices practices, allowing us to take a more holistic view of our clients’ challenges and opportunities.

In today’s increasingly globalized and mobile world, our affiliation with KPMG International provides our clients with sweeping global reach and access to in-depth knowledge of tax regimes in more than 145 jurisdictions around the world.

It also means our clients have access to insights on global and regional trends that could influence their wealth objectives.

Our lawyers build ‘lifetime’ relationships with their clients, serving as their family’s trusted confidant and wealth advisor as they move through life stages and key events.

For many clients, our services include: Personal tax and estate planning Wills and Powers of Attorney Family business succession planning Estate administration Trust administration Charitable foundation creation and administration Overview of the Opportunity: We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Vancouver team.

This role will support lawyers with document processing and client services responsibilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a teamwork environment with client contact.

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.

About the team: KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal.

Our Vancouver team practices in Canadian corporate tax, international corporate tax, tax M&A practices as well as Estates and Trusts.

Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience.

KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP.

To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here.

What you will do Handle administrative duties for a team of lawyers in the Vancouver office Prepare legal document packages for client meetings, including photocopying, printing and binding Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including legal agreements, presentations and correspondence Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes and Workshare Compare, and maintain version control Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents Organization of meetings, including booking space, and coordinating meeting invitations Prepare, submit and track legal counsel’s time and expense reports Administer the processing of invoices General office support activities What you bring to the role College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Legal Assistant Experience with BC online (an asset) Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy in documentation preparation A positive, enthusiastic team member who engages colleagues, partners and clients in a professional manner Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Superior organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment Keys to your success: Superior organizational skills Strong communication and legal writing skills Dedicated to providing outstanding client service KPMG offers many advantages:
• Competitive salary
• 50 hours of personal time for personal/family emergencies
• Staff pension plan.

• Comprehensive group benefit plan
• Lifestyle spending account Working alongside our clients and professionals, you will also find at KPMG an exciting and rewarding environment, as well as global career opportunities in the KPMG network.

KPMG is among the best employers in Canada and was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers in 2020 for a 14th consecutive year.

The well-being and professional development of our talent is our priority.

Come build your future with us Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Our Values, The KPMG Way Integrity , we do what is right | Excellence , we never stop learning and improving | Courage , we think and act boldly | Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better , we do what matters KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential.

A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work.

We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG’s Employee Relations Service team for support at email: cdnersteamkpmg.ca or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 Option 3.

For general recruitment-related inquiries, please contact the HR Delivery Centre at cafmcdnhrsthotlinekpmg.ca .

College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Legal Assistant Experience with BC online (an asset) Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy in documentation preparation A positive, enthusiastic team member who engages colleagues, partners and clients in a professional manner Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Superior organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment Keys to your success: Superior organizational skills Strong communication and legal writing skills Dedicated to providing outstanding client service KPMG offers many advantages:
• Competitive salary
• 50 hours of personal time for personal/family emergencies
• Staff pension plan.

• Comprehensive group benefit plan
• Lifestyle spending account Working alongside our clients and professionals, you will also find at KPMG an exciting and rewarding environment, as well as global career opportunities in the KPMG network.

KPMG is among the best employers in Canada and was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers in 2020 for a 14th consecutive year.

The well-being and professional development of our talent is our priority.

Come build your future with us Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Handle administrative duties for a team of lawyers in the Vancouver office Prepare legal document packages for client meetings, including photocopying, printing and binding Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including legal agreements, presentations and correspondence Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes and Workshare Compare, and maintain version control Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents Organization of meetings, including booking space, and coordinating meeting invitations Prepare, submit and track legal counsel’s time and expense reports Administer the processing of invoices General office support activities