Administrative Assistant/Bookeeper

Stratford Office

Are you an administrative assistant looking for a change? We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and willing to assist around the office where needed. You will be working closely with our Manager of Operations and our Staff Accountant.

To support firm and client success, you may be asked to assist with many different tasks around the office including, but not limited to the following:

  • banking transactions for various files including attending at local banks, reviewing outgoing wires, and processing end of day deposits;

  • accounts receivable;

  • entering financial transactions into our practice management system;

  • invoicing;

  • maintaining filing system and assisting with pulling and closing files;

  • supply ordering;

  • managing client databases;

  • assist with mailings;

  • reception duties as required;

  • assist with mailings;

  • assist with liaising with contractors regarding facilities issues;

  • assisting management with special projects.


To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Enjoy tackling new challenges;

  • Excited when each day brings something different;

  • Love to problem solve;

  • Be an independent worker, resourceful, reliable, professional, a multi-tasker, and a team player.

  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; editing, reviewing, drafting and proofreading of legal documents; 

  • Have bookkeeping skills or have taken courses in bookkeeping;

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn technology easily;

  • An interest in supporting the success of an established, successful and dynamic law practice;

  • Strong organizational and time management and ability to take on accountability for deadlines and client service;

  • Accounts Receivable experience an asset.

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Consider joining our firm:

Monteith Ritsma Phillips is located in Stratford, Mitchell, Listowel and Tavistock. Our wealth of legal experience, combined with a progressive approach to the practice of law, ensures that our clients come first. Our team of lawyers and dedicated support staff share the belief that by offering timely, high quality legal services we will continue to earn our clients’ confidence and trust.


Stratford is a City on the Avon River within Perth County. Stratford is noted for the Stratford Festival. The serene area, including Tom Patterson Island, is the perfect place for a picnic, to exercise or even swan sightings while enjoying the outdoors. There are outdoor and indoor recreation facilities such as trails, parks and indoor training spaces.  Stratford has such a natural beauty, with a kind-hearted community and a thriving arts scene.


To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via email to: careers@stratfordlawyers.com or click the link below.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Various background checks will be performed on the successful candidate. We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants.  If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request.  This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.