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Legal Bookkeeper

Surrey, BC

Legal Bookkeeper


Surrey, BC



STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs.


We are partnering with a reputable Canadian law firm located in Surrey, BC. Currently, we are looking to add an additional member to their team as they have a need for a Legal Bookkeeper.


Our client is one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most well-established law firms, with a team of more than 30 talented lawyers and 70 excellent support staff. Located in Surrey – one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada – they provide high-end legal services to a wide variety of clients in an assortment of engaging and challenging matters across diverse areas of practice.

They pride themselves on a commitment to their community and their collegial workplace. They want people who value a culture and management style that fosters collaboration and respect while rewarding individual responsibility, initiative, and creativity and providing opportunities for further development.


·   Batching, posting, and entering daily transactions such as client disbursements, cheques, billings, and deposits and maintaining accounting records.

·   Preparing General and Trust cheques and Deposits

·   Managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

·   Processing semi-monthly Payroll, including annual T4 filings and maintaining confidential payroll records and group benefit plans

·   Preparing and posting monthly adjusting journal entries

·   Performing monthly General and Trust bank reconciliations including Trust listings

·   Preparing and processing various monthly and annual Provincial and Federal filings and remittances such as PST, GST, WCB etc.

·   Preparing and processing various quarterly and annual professional filings with the Law Society of British Columbia including annual Self-Trust Audit Report

·   Assisting with the preparation of firm financial statements (Monthly and Annually)

·   Training junior staff in accounting-related duties such as receipting and posting disbursements.

·   Communicate with software support as it relates to the accounting department.

·   Maintain relationships with bank account managers.

·   Monitor several bank accounts.

·   Respond to requests and inquiries from the Law Society



·   5+ years of bookkeeping/accounting experience, experience working at a law firm is a bonus

·   Strong Computer skills: MS 365, word processing, law office accounting software (ESILAW; Ghost Practice, etc.), document management software, virtual platform software (Zoom / Microsoft Teams etc.)

·   Excellent writing and communication skills

·   Excellent people management skills

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