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Job Title: Senior Manager, Corporate Services & Tax NEW ( ID: C8257 )
Career Category: Corporate Law, Law Clerk, Management, Tax
Posted Date: 2021-07-09
Location: Toronto; Remote/Hybrid
Our client, a leading full service Toronto law firm is looking to add a Senior Manager, Corporate Services & Tax to their team. This would be an ideal opportunity for a Corporate Lawyer looking to transition into more of a management role.


In this role you will be responsible for:

• Overall management of the Corporate & Tax Law Clerks, Assistants and all of their work-related tasks;
• Provide ongoing feedback, coaching, and mentoring while motivating the teams, as well as ongoing training and skills assessment/development;
• Staff scheduling, including: office rotations, approving employee vacations, monitoring overtime;
• Performance management of work quality, personnel issues, workflow, and other concerns in an effective, timely manner;
• Ensuring service levels are being met, and coordinating all work flow; assessing staff availability, and monitoring of billable and non-billable hours on a regular basis;
• Identifying and implementing opportunities to increase efficiency, and create strategies to boost productivity by assessing department practices, processes and precedents;
• Maintaining new and existing client relations, while providing exceptional customer service, including interacting with clients, answering client inquiries, and effectively handling client concerns in a timely manner;
• Reviewing and managing corporate/tax records and databases ensuring that these are maintained, up-to-date and used effectively;
• Performing a variety of complex and more routine corporate legal duties as required;
• Preparation of the following documents: Articles of Incorporation/Organization (including share provisions), Amalgamations, Amendments, Revivals, Dissolutions, Continuances, Extra Provincial Registrations;
• Reviewing and updating minute books to rectify deficiencies;
• Drafting agreements and providing supporting documents relating to corporate and tax reorganizations;
• Participating in departmental projects that focus on corporate software upgrades.


You are the ideal candidate if you have/are:

• A minimum of 10 years' previous experience working in a mid- to large law firm or equivalent experience with a solid focus on Corporate law;
• A minimum of 5 years' leadership experience in management or supervisory positions;
• Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or equivalent law degree is an asset from an accredited law school;
• Strong technical skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Calendar) and CorpLink and FastCo;
• Excellent organizational, time management, and leadership skills;
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;
• Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships;
• Detail-oriented with the ability to work within time sensitive deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a growing, dynamic, team oriented firm that provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those with the required experience will be contacted.



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