Client Service Coordinator

Reference # CSC_-_02.28.13
Open Date February 28, 2013
Close Date March 30, 2013
Location Toronto

Client Service Coordinator

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

At BLG, it begins with service!  Our passion and drive for Professional and Service Excellence is based upon personal standards of absolute integrity, unfailing mutual respect and dedication in all that we understand and do for our clients.  We pride ourselves on having the best talent, legal and non-legal, and delivering the best service.

The Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, is seeking a Client Service Coordinator in the Accounting Department to report to the Manager of Finance.

Education & Experience

  • Experience with the small claims collections process
  • Minimum five years of experience in a professional service firm
  • Law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Aderant (CMS) and MiniSoft software an asset
  • Intermediate level Excel experience
  • Post-secondary degree at either a College or University level is required

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Direct contact with clients to obtain payment of accounts while maintaining the client relationship
  • Meetings  with lawyers to achieve and maintain appropriate AR and WIP levels
  • Reconcile client payments and accounts
  • Prepare various reports as requested
  • Report collection status to the lawyers and management
  • Updating notes in the collection software
  • Any other task as assigned by the Manager of Finance

Other Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline focused and able to set priorities while maintaining flexibility
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Available to work overtime when necessary

If you have an interest in this position or know of someone who may be suitable, please forward a current resume to Shemara Dadhisheth at sdadhisheth@blg.com or by fax to 416.361.2793.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

* Please note that relatives of current employees and lawyers are not eligible for consideration.

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