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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS Administrative and Clerical Entry Level Contract

McInnes Cooper is seeking a motivated and proactive Corporate Information Clerk to join our Legal Services team in our Halifax, NS office for a 14 month term.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

As a Corporation Information Clerk you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation and maintenance of electronic and physical minute books, trust books, and vault inventories and maintenance of the minute book tracking system
  • Data entry for Corporate and Estates and Trust Paralegals into Emergent (the Corporate and Estates database)
  • Opening and closing files for Corporate Services Department (“CSD”)
  • Filing, ordering supplies and other general administrative duties for CSD and Estates and Trusts
  • Account reconciliation, preparation of accounting related forms for submission and payment of accounts/invoices

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skill set:

  • Be an upcoming or recent graduate of a Legal Administration or Paralegal Diploma or related education or transferable administrative experience
  • Excel in a demanding, high-pace environment, be highly detail-oriented, and be flexible to changing priorities
  • Exceptional technology skills, with proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Working in a team environment, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, will be strong team player and have high personal integrity
  • Corporate/commercial experience will be considered an asset

We're looking for

Core Skills

Strong communication skills Strong attention to detail Flexible Dependable Team Player Microsoft Office Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Integrity Organizational Skills Positive Team Player

A little bit about us

McInnes Cooper

About MC

McInnes Cooper is among the 20 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John?s, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown. With 200 lawyers and over 300 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions.

MC Culture

Collective Social Responsibility

We are recognized as a leader and innovator amongst Canadian law firms in the field of Collective Social Responsibility. Our people are concerned citizens who enjoy giving back. Together, we focus on developing ongoing partnerships with community organizations that do amazing work, often despite limited resources and public awareness. As a firm, we have the ability to respond with contributions of time and monetary support, and our people give generously of their skills and effort.

Pro Bono Legal Services

Through our Pro Bono Program, we provide legal counsel to disadvantaged people and organizations that have difficulty gaining access to justice on matters of public interest.

Environmental Stewardship

Like any large organization, our operations leave a footprint on the environmental. From paper use and waste production to transportation and energy consumption, we continually look for opportunities to minimize that impact.

Diversity & inclusion

We recognize that our individual differences make us a stronger, more adaptable law firm. We embrace these differences and give all of our members the opportunity to develop their unique skills and talents.

Our People

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

At McInnes Cooper you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences. 

This role offers a competitive compensation package including firm-paid health and dental benefits as well as vacation and sick time.