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Accounts Receivable Administrator

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Accounts Receivable Administrator

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, has an immediate opening for an Accounts Receivable Administrator to join the Finance & Accounting department in the Toronto office.
The Accounts Receivable Administrator will be responsible for verifying and completing all receivable transactions in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.
Primary responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Administrator include, but are not limited to:

  • Processing and posting cheques, wires and EFT payments

  • Working closely with Collection Administrators, Legal Assistants, lawyers and clients to investigate payments with insufficient details to be posted

  • Preparing cheque requisitions for duplicate payments and overpayments

  • Reporting daily on unapplied payments and large payments received

  • Liaising with the bank to resolve unidentified credits in the bank accounts

  • Completing client information forms as required

  • Processing clients fee credits

  • Assisting with bank account reconciliations, including investigating and remediating errors

  • Other special projects, as required


  • Post-secondary education in Accounting or related field

  • Minimum of three years of cash application experience, preferably within a professional services environment


  • Strong client service orientation combined with excellent communication skills

  • Strong ability to handle and resolve a large volume of client issues in a calm and professional manner

  • Proficient in Outlook, Word & Excel

  • Experience with CMS (Aderant) is an asset

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit your application along with a cover letter and résumé directly to our application portal.
Blakes wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Who We Are
At Blakes, we are all about our people. We are committed to not only providing exceptional client experiences, but also fostering an open and inclusive workplace culture for legal professionals and administrative professionals. As a winner of the Canada’s Best Diversity Employers award, as well as the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers award, we know that diversity and inclusion are not simply initiatives on the perimeter of our business — they are the core of our success. We understand the importance of cultivating an environment that brings out the best in each person. Our success as a Firm starts with the hiring, development and retention of top talent.
Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment comprised of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.
The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities and in respect of other protected grounds during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.