Mackenzie Investments Legal Assistant in Toronto, Ontario

The Legal Department at Mackenzie Investments is accepting applications for the position of Legal Assistant for a 1 year contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Legal Department. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Word Processing that involves: large documents, agreements, resolutions, correspondence, forms, minutes and meeting materials

  • Board package preparation

  • Liaising with external and internal clients on administrative issues

  • Assisting with projects as assigned by legal department

  • Performing general clerical duties, including filing, scanning, photocopying, expense reports, and scheduling appointments

The following qualifications will assist the successful candidate in accomplishing these functions:

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary legal assistant program or equivalent

  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience as a legal assistant in a law firm and/or corporate legal department

  • Advanced knowledge of Word, including the use of styles, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Team player with a professional manner and excellent communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities

  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

External Applicants:

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

Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

File #17-122

Job Type (EN): Contract

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Financial Services and Banking

Career Level (EN): Experienced

External Company Name: Mackenzie Financial Corporation

External Company URL: www.mackenziefinancial.com