The Accountant provides accounting and related support services to the finance division, including, but not limited to, the completion of monthly bank reconciliations, account analysis and reconciliation, the maintenance of the chart of accounts and recording of transactions within the General Ledger (GL), and maintenance of the Law Society’s financial books and records. The Accountant also supports financial statement preparation and reporting, including preparation of working papers and schedules related to the fiscal year-end audit, and is responsible for the day to day financial administration of the Law Society Foundation.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect, care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public, and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.