Careers

Our “city in the country” is British Columbia’s 5th largest city and growing, and offers both urban amenities and rural comfort. From challenging mountain biking and breathtaking skiing to some of the best golf courses in the province, Abbotsford is uniquely positioned central to all of these activities. It boasts the lower mainland’s only other international airport, and is still only a one-hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver. Linley Welwood has been an active part of Abbotsford’s growth and diversity, and continues to serve our city and all of our surrounding communities.

Linley Welwood is always looking to add to its exceptional team of Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Our “open door” environment provides a healthy, positive and friendly atmosphere to work. We believe in work-life balance, and promote teamwork and excellence, always fully committed to providing the best solutions for our clients. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a tremendous opportunity for growth and career development.

BOOKKEEPER

We have an immediate opening for a full-cycle, in-house bookkeeper to join our team.

The qualified candidate will demonstrate trustworthiness in handling the financial aspects of the business as well as professional conduct. The position is fast-paced and can be demanding at times but should be met with positive demeanor without sacrificing accuracy.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of bookkeeping experience
  • Experience using QuickBooks and ESILAW software is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy
  • Organized self-starter able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of applicable Law Society of BC bookkeeping requirements & trust accounting

Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Semi-monthly payroll
  • Daily deposits
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Year-end adjustment entries
  • Various remittance; GST, PST, Payroll deductions and TAF to BCLS
  • Handle trust and general accounts

Corporate Paralegal

Our firm is seeking an intermediate to Senior Corporate Paralegal to join our team!

The successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of 4 years of Corporate Law experience, and be a graduate of an accredited Paralegal program. As the successful candidate for this opportunity, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to managing a variety of commercial transactions from start to finish including asset and share transactions. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills, strong attention to detail and a positive, proactive attitude with the ability to handle competing priorities.

Our firm provides competitive salary and benefits, positive and friendly atmosphere; offering our staff a healthy, dynamic and close-knit working environment.

HOW TO APPLY

Preference may be given to those applicants applying in person.  Applications can also be e-mail to personnel@linleywelwood.com please include your cover letter and resume.  We thank all applicants for their interest in our positions; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.