Toronto - Corporate Assistant (Commercial Real Estate)
Provide support in commercial real estate transaction from open to close (such as acquisitions and dispositions of commercial properties, condominium developments, financing transactions and commercial leasing)
Expert ability, speed and accuracy in document processing
Organization of closing documents and closing reports including working with closing folders software
Prepare cheque requisitions and trust deposits/withdrawals and preparing expense reports and account balances
Ability to open new files, close files and maintain file lists
Thorough understanding of the billing process - entering and revising time dockets, preparing pre-bills, proof reading accounts, preparing account letters and sending out invoices
Assist in managing the lawyer’s practice including opening files, filing, calendar management, scheduling meetings, arranging travel, expenses, etc.
Community College Certificate in a Legal Assistant program with at least 5 years of experience; commercial real estate experience is an asset
Proactive and a team player with a have positive attitude
Strong sense of urgency, ability to juggle multiple priorities and work well under pressure
Exceptional proofreading and grammar skills
Keen attention to detail, superior time management and organizational skills
Strong technical skills (MS Office suite and dictation)
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.