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Opportunities to join our unique and dynamic law firm

Since 1950, Ratcliff LLP has been providing a diverse range of legal services to clients in communities throughout the province. In addition to our respected Public Law and thriving Community Law practices, a significant percentage of the firm specializes in Aboriginal Law, serving First Nations governments, organizations and tribal councils.

Our lawyers represent a wide range of backgrounds and interests, and yet all share important qualities – intelligence, creativity, energy, dedication and a commitment to excellence. We also believe it takes more than great lawyers to make a great law firm. It takes an administrative staff that shares our lawyers’ commitment to quality and excellence. As an equal opportunity employer, our firm reflects the diversity of our community in both our professional and support staff.

Ratcliff offers a fulfilling and supportive work environment. We’re seeking talented individuals who enjoy being challenged and are looking for an opportunity to excel in a dynamic environment.

Current job postings

Position Description
Ratcliff LLP is currently seeking a full time Accounting Supervisor to lead its accounting department.  This role requires a high-energy, exceptional, take-charge, independent-thinking candidate.  Law office experience an advantage.

Responsibilities will include

  • Payroll
  • Government Remittances, including WCB, EHT, GST and PST.
  • Law Society TAF payment.
  • Bank Reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of billing, trust accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Asset Depreciation, Journal Entries etc.
  • All aspects of collection of accounts receivable.
  • Provide accounting and technical support to staff.
  • Review and set up procedures for accounting practices.
  • Supervise accounting staff and provide assistance as needed.
  • Training of new employees on accounting systems.
  • Full knowledge of the rules/compliances in the Law Society of BC.
  • Monthly accounting program reporting to staff and lawyers.
  • Gather Year End Information for Chief Operating Officer.
  • Complete various surveys.
  • Other various accounting functions.

The candidate would have the following background, skills, and experience:

  • 5 + years experience in a similar role.
  • Have an accounting designation.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A self-directed working style, but also an ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong computer skills are essential (Outlook, MS Word/Excel, Worldox, EsiLaw, Ceridian).
  • Meticulous attention to detail and getting things right.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong administration and organization skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • A high level of professionalism while working closely with lawyers, staff, and clients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program.  Salary will commensurate with experience. 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and references to [email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

Meet our Lawyers

Our lawyers offer a broad range of experience and expertise, with a client-first philosophy to help you achieve your goals.

Meet our Lawyers

Our lawyers offer a broad range of experience and expertise, with a client-first philosophy to help you achieve your goals.