Toronto - Commercial Real Estate Assistant
Expert ability, speed and accuracy in dictation and document processing
Provide support for acquisitions and sales of commercial properties, condominium developments, financing transactions and land development
Thorough understanding of the billing process - entering and revising time dockets, preparing pre-bills, proof reading accounts, preparing account letters and sending out invoices
Ability to open new files, close files and maintain file lists
Prepare cheque requisitions and trust deposits/withdrawals and preparing expense reports and account balances
Assist in managing the lawyer’s practice including opening files, filing, calendar management, scheduling meetings, arranging travel, expenses, etc.
Liaising with clients to obtain information and instructions
Community College Certificate in a Legal Assistant program with a minimum of 5 years of commercial real estate experience
Excellent knowledge and understanding of Real Estate terminology
Strong keyboarding skills, dictation transcription and Microsoft Office applications
Exceptional proofreading and grammar skills
Strong sense of urgency, ability to juggle multiple priorities and work well under pressure
Superior time management, organizational and prioritization skills with ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
Keen attention to detail and superior organizational skills
Professional communication skills interacting with clients by telephone and in person
Bennett Jones Services Limited Partnership
3400 One First Canadian Place
P.O. Box 130
Toronto, ON M5X 1A4
Please note that relatives of current employees are not eligible for consideration.
All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of a Canadian criminal record check. Determination of the factors that constitute satisfactory verification is within the sole discretion of Bennett Jones.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Bennett Jones is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act, 2005. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.