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KPMG’s U.S. Immigration Law practice is looking for a Junior Immigration Coordinator for our Montreal office. You will be responsible for preparing and drafting legal arguments in support of various U.S. immigration applications. This role requires excellent time management & multi-tasking skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and an ability to work well in a team environment.
Please note that a remote work arrangement is an option for all, including candidates in Montreal and adjoining cities.
About the team:
KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP.
To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here.
What you will do:
Research the appropriate legal documents required for the application process and prepare instruction document lists accordingly
Draft legal arguments outlining eligibility of applicant to qualify for immigration document
Assist with obtaining legal documents
Prepare supporting documents for application packages (letters, application forms, etc.)
Manage and co-ordinate the legalization of documents
Conduct all work within established time standards
Develop an informative communication stream with immigration administrators/lawyers
Any duties assigned by the Immigration Administrator/Lawyer/management
Ensure that all client correspondence, documents and relevant data fields are recorded in the internal database(s)
Assist with preparing reports
Respond to clients and/or vendors regarding invoice related matters.
Collect invoices, annotate billing codes, and submit to Accounts Payable upon receipt
Ensure timely payment of vendor invoices
Ensure timely issuance of client invoices
Prepare files for billing once the immigration process is complete
Filing, photocopying and mailing/courier
Any other administrative responsibilities as required
What you bring to this role:
2-4 years of experience ideally within a legal work environment
Experience in U.S. immigration law is an asset
College diploma or University degree
Bilingualism in French and English is an asset but not required
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of billing practices and procedures an asset
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively, and to evaluate the quality of the information
Strong time management skills
Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment
Keys to your success:
Superior organizational skills
Strong communication and legal writing skills
Dedicated to providing outstanding client service
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