Careers at Torys

Current Opportunities

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. At Torys, diversity is a core strength. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs.

Our lawyers work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Billing/Credit Assistant (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Billing/Credit Assistant to join our Financial Services team. This position requires an individual with proven billing and collections experience, a strong client service orientation and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Coordinate with assigned Billing Partners and liaise with lawyers to complete full billing cycle for multi-client, and multi-matter accounts.
  • Process accounts in accounting system including edits, transfers, write offs, trust transfers, and amend Word documents as required.
  • Upload accounts to third party vendors using ebilling technology (E-hub), including resolving rejection issues; providing budget information and contacting clients to resolve ebilling issues.
  • Regular contact with Billing Partners regarding client work in process and receivables.
  • Collection follow up with clients for outstanding receivables including telephone calls, drafting letters and emails.
  • Deal with escalations/complaints and determine when further escalation is required.
  • Work on billing and collection targets to meet monthly goals.
  • Respond to client, lawyer and management inquiries regarding work in process and receivables including providing assistance and support as required to ensure the accurate processing and timely collection of accounts.
  • Prepare WIP and Receivable reports for management review.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3 years billing and collections experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Post-secondary education in an accounting or related program.
  • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, time entry and related accounting systems. Ebilling experience would be considered an asset.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills for direct lawyer and client contact.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary (i.e. month-end, year-end).

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your resume and cover letter, referencing the position you are applying for and your salary expectations, to firmadminrecruiting@torys.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

CRM Coordinator (12-14 Month Contract, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a CRM Coordinator to join our Marketing & Business Development team. This position requires an individual with experience using client relationship management systems, a strong client service orientation and the ability to work accurately in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Act as subject matter expert across the full spectrum of CRM offerings (InterAction; ContactNet; Relationship Science), including data quality standards, best practices for data entry, reporting, nomenclature standards and acting as a point of contact for vendor management.
  • Coordinate the timely distribution of bulletins, invitations and other relevant thought leadership to a targeted external audience.
  • Gather and analyze digital metrics from electronic marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate reporting on international travel activity.
  • Proactively maintain the data integrity of the client relationship management database.
  • Provide lawyers, internal departments (e.g. Alumni; Events) and Marketing department with accurate contact lists for collaborative business development, mailings, marketing campaigns, seminars and other firm events.
  • Respond to general CRM inquiries from assistants, lawyers and administrative teams in all offices.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, preferably with a Marketing or IT focus.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience administering a CRM system; experience within a professional services environment would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of InterAction CRM and Tikit e-Marketing platform would be an asset.
  • Strong technical skills with solid knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel and Word, as well as knowledge of HTML formatting.
  • Proven ability to be resourceful and independently identify and source out missing information.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgment – the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Manager, Business Development (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Manager, Business Development to join our Marketing & Business Development team. Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Business Development, you will have responsibility for the following:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Partner with the professionals to establish and execute strategies to develop new business.
  • Liaise directly with professionals to identify opportunities for pitches, RFPs and client meetings, and work closely with team members to develop and execute pitches, proposals and responses to RFP’s from clients and potential clients.
  • Develop ideas for and oversee the compilation of competitive intelligence research for practice groups. Analyze results to identify business development opportunities.
  • Manage compilation, access and distribution of transaction and case experience.
  • Manage the Business Development team including assigning and overseeing work, providing performance feedback, coaching and mentoring.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 8 years previous experience in a marketing and/or business development management role, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Post-secondary degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or related experience.
  • Proven strategic thinker and results-oriented.
  • Exceptional leadership and coaching abilities.
  • Proven successful experience managing a team.
  • Proven project management experience and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage complex projects.
  • Outstanding communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Financial Reporting Assistant (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Financial Reporting Assistant to join our Financial Services team. The Financial Reporting Assistant is responsible for preparing, updating, and maintaining standard (routine) financial data/reports for Financial Analysts, Finance Managers and various other stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Produce standard reports through Elite Enterprise queries and SQL scripts for lawyers and administrative departments (daily).
  • Respond promptly to ad hoc requests from lawyers and administrative departments.
  • Prepare and maintain standard internal management reports (financial and non-financial information) for Finance Managers and Finance Committees.
  • Participate in internal client meetings; assist in preparation of presentation materials and agendas.
  • Assist in the Financial System conversion project, attending all relevant meetings and workshops.
  • Prepare and maintain standard hours reports for Professional Resources.
  • Assist in updating and maintaining standard reports to analyze key internal metrics (financial and non-financial).
  • Perform maintenance of the Financial Accounting/Reporting system (daily updates).
  • Perform setup and management of accounting system records for IS and other Finance groups (posting to the GL).
  • Prepare Pro Bono hours and values summary; provide trend analysis on Pro Bono work.
  • Provide administrative support and backup to Financial Analysts, Pricing Analyst and Finance Managers.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or a related field .
  • 1-2 years previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Strong technical skills with solid knowledge of Excel including pivot tables. Experience with SQL, and Access is an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgment – the ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Financial Analyst (12-14 Month Contract, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Financial Analyst (12-14 month contract) to join our Financial Services team. The Financial Analyst will play a key role in the Financial System conversion project as well as being responsible for day-to-day tasks such as preparing, maintaining, and analyzing complex financial (and other) data/reports for senior management and lawyers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead the setup of Dashboard Design for the new Financial System project and train other Finance team analysts to become Dashboard experts.
  • Assist in data validation and testing for the new Financial System project.
  • Actively participate in training sessions and workshops throughout the year and train other team members on system capabilities.
  • Prepare, analyze and maintain complex internal management reports (financial and non-financial information) for Finance Managers and Executive & Finance Committees.
  • Prepare and maintain internal reports for lawyers and respond to ad hoc requests for information.
  • Lead and participate in internal client meetings; includes preparation of presentation materials and agendas.
  • Develop, modify and maintain complex reports for internal administrative departments.
  • Review, validate and/or provide guidance on the interpretation of reports prepared by other Financial Analysts or Financial Reporting Assistant.
  • Analyze client and matter profitability and understand financial implications.
  • Develop and maintain reports to analyze key internal metrics (financial and non-financial).
  • Assist in maintenance of the Financial Accounting/Reporting system.
  • Assist in setup and management of accounting system records for Accounting and IS.
  • Provide backup support to other Financial Analysts, Pricing Analyst and Finance Managers.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Corporate Taxation or Internal Auditing.
  • Attained a professional accounting designation or in pursuit of designation.
  • 5+ years previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Experience with Financial System maintenance and data tables, and knowledge of SQL, and Access is preferred.
  • Strong technical skills with expert knowledge of Excel including pivot tables required.
  • Experience with 3E or Elite Financial system would be an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp complex assignments.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule and deliver within tight deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment – the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion; and the aptitude to analyze a variety of considerations, determine what’s important, and assesses possible course of action.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Leadership, relationship, and collaboration skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Accounts Payable Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Financial Services team. The Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for a range of tasks supporting the Accounts Payable cycle. This position requires an individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Process vendor payments (cheques, EFT, ACH, wires and drafts) using accounting and banking software, including review of backup for accuracy and approval.
  • Upload vendor files to accounting software and match to invoice.
  • Reconcile GL accounts and vendor statements.
  • Report and file annual 1099 forms for New York vendors.
  • Process and post online client charges in the accounting system.
  • Maintain accurate records including scanning, filing and retrieval.
  • Provide payment information and assistance to legal and administrative departments when required.
  • Assist with expense reimbursements.
  • Process rush payment requests from the payroll department.
  • Coordinate LPIC (Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Insurance) payments and complete entries on a monthly basis; complete and file LPIC return with LSUC on a quarterly basis.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting.
  • 1-2 years previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Strong technical skills with solid knowledge of Excel.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgment – the ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (P3 Group, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Canadian P3 market has recently been one of the most active globally, with more than 250 projects valued at over $120 billion now completed or underway. The initial focus on social infrastructure, primarily in the areas of healthcare and justice, has extended to other sectors such as transportation, transit, communications, water and wastewater, social housing and alternative delivery models for public services. The U.S. P3 market is also expanding strongly.

We are looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our thriving P3 team. Our P3 team has played a significant role in many public-private partnership (P3), alternative financing and procurement (AFP) and construction projects for our clients. In this role, you will provide advice to our clients on major capital projects, including P3 and AFP projects in multiple sectors. The work includes commenting on, drafting and/or negotiating concession and project agreements, major subcontracts (both construction contracts and service contracts), financing documents and equity arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • at least 2 years of corporate, commercial or financing experience;
  • both Ontario and New York bar admission;
  • experience advising clients in respect of contract drafting, negotiation and administration, risk identification, evaluation and management;
  • experience representing private developers, public authorities, lenders, construction contractors and/or service providers in the implementation of large-scale infrastructure and large scale projects;
  • experience working on commercial construction and project development transactions;
  • expertise in structuring, negotiation, and documentation of international and domestic project and structured financings;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.


We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Corporate Associate (2 Positions, Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking two associates to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this unique role, you will draft and review documents to be filed with securities regulators and prepare related closing documents for debt offerings by a key client. You will work closely with colleagues in the LSC and other Torys offices to carry out this work to the highest level of efficiency and accuracy using systems and processes developed for that purpose. This work offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in a flexible and collaborative setting. Successful candidates will be provided with necessary training and professional support to ensure their success in this position.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • have at least one year’s experience as a corporate associate at a top law firm or financial institution. Securities experience is an asset but is not required;
  • have exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • have a high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and client personnel;
  • have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working on several workstreams in a fast paced environment;
  • have the ability to work efficiently and accurately on a high volume of documents;
  • have the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes;
  • demonstrate excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new challenges and focus on continuing professional development and continuous process improvement;
  • have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and the ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • be a member of good standing of a provincial bar and be willing to be called to the Ontario bar.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates can forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, or submit a cover letter and resume online here

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.


 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, click here.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 3 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Administration and Professional Resources.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kathleen MonSenior Manager, New York Administration and Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Junior Securities Associate (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a junior associate to join our corporate group. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years’ experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus on securities law. In particular, some experience acting for both public and private issuers in a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions, including both private and publicly traded issuers are preferred. The ideal candidate will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 to 3 years of corporate/commercial & securities law experience;
  • some experience working with corporations, investment banks, financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations;
  • some experience acting for issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placement of debt, equity and structured finance products;
  • some experience dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume online here.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

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