Accounting Clerk

May 30, 2024

Accounting Clerk

Status: Full-time, permanent 
Reports to: Finance Manager
Salary: $48,000-$58,000
Location: Hybrid within Ottawa, ON
Benefits: RRSP Matching, employer paid Group Health Benefits, generous vacation and sick leave, annual wellness allowance and professional development reimbursement  

As a boutique labour and employment law firm, Emond Harnden has represented the interests of management in both official languages for over 35 years. Originating in Ottawa, our roots have spread nationwide, proudly representing employers across every province and territory in Canada. Committed to elevating the quality of our clients’ workplaces, we immerse ourselves in understanding their unique objectives and foster enduring partnerships. This dedication has established us as the go-to trusted advisor for some of Canada’s largest private, public, and not-for-profit organizations. With over 50 lawyers exclusively focused on the specialized needs of organizations, Emond Harnden stands out as one of Canada’s top management-side labour and employment law firms.  

Job Summary 
The Accounting Clerk plays a critical role within our Firm by fulfilling financial and billing functions such as client billing, accounts receivable follow-ups, and other related tasks.  The Accounting Clerk works collaboratively with other members of the Finance department and with various internal and external stakeholders. 


  • Generate, review, and adjust client invoices as necessary while working closely with
  • Assist with accounts receivable processes and be a go-to for inquiries for internal and
    external questions; 
  • Manage accounts payable functions including entering and reconciling firm credit card expenses; 
  • Complete various reconciliations, including banks and accounts; 
  • Collaborate with the team to support month- and year-end closing; 
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the department. 

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Fluent in English (written, spoken, and comprehension); 
  • Great attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines; 
  • Thrive working within a small team, and maintain supportive and effective collaboration skills; 
  • Possess friendly and effective communication skills; 
  • Experience working with the Microsoft Office suite; 
  • Hold a university degree or college diploma in accounting, business administration or equivalent knowledge or work experience.

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please submit your resume to  

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Emond Harnden is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department at   

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