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Current Opportunities

Corporate Compliance Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a compliance clerk to join our dynamic and fast paced practice in Toronto. The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, detailed oriented team player who possesses excellent organizational skills. Working with other law clerks, lawyers and articling students, it is expected that the candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work. Below are the primary activities:

  • Preparing forms for extra-provincial registrations, business name registrations, limited partnership declarations and annual returns in Canadian jurisdictions (under the instruction of the supervising law clerk);
  • Managing extra-provincial annual returns and business name renewals (under the instruction of the supervising law clerk);
  • Administering the CorpLink database including data entry and maintenance of company information as it relates to compliance and/or extra-provincial/business name/limited partnership matters;
  • Liaising with extra-provincial agents on necessary updates;
  • Updating minute books with extra-provincial/business name/limited partnership documentation;
  • Maintenance of tickler system with regards to extra-provincial registrations, business name registrations, limited partnership declarations and annual returns;
  • Contact with clients regarding extra-provincial registrations, business name registrations, limited partnership declarations and annual returns (under the instruction of the supervising law clerk);
  • Preparing annual resolutions for Ontario and federal companies (under the instruction of the supervising law clerk); and
  • Corporate searches including PPSA, Bankruptcy Act, business name searches, corporate histories, etc.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in a compliance clerk or junior corporate law clerk role, or similar experience
  • have successfully completed (on in progress) the ILCO Corporate Law Clerk course or have their law clerk certificate/diploma (or equivalent), offered by a recognized Ontario education institution
  • have a background in corporate law working with corporate minute books
  • have experience with CorpLink, or another corporate database, is an asset
  • have experience with OnCorp and Industry Canada filings, is an asset
  • have superior attention to detail, excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • have strong written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • be flexible and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to work independently
  • be a proactive, highly motivated, self-starter with good organization skills
  • have excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a busy practice

APPLICATIONS

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources at ksheldrake@torys.com.

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At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

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