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General Counsel
Posted date [Jan-18-13]  (ID: 22048)
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BeneFACT offers the MOST COMPREHENSIVE, highest quality, end-to-end SR&ED claim preparation services in the industry including:

- Free initial consultation to assess all your eligible projects and expenditures
- Extensive technical interviews with your staff
- Preparation of detailed scientific reports
- Financial analysis of all eligible costs to maximize your claim
- Preparation of all necessary tax forms for both federal and provincial submissions
- Correspondence and reporting to your accountant
- Representation of your interests with the CRA and tracking of the status of your claim
- Comprehensive defence of your claim in case of technical and/or financial audits
- Assistance in gathering documentation and setting up processes for claim verification
- Post-claim guidance and advice on structuring your future R&D activities to ensure maximum year over year benefits from the SR&ED program
- Free SR&ED expenditure tracking tools for future claims

BeneFACT's team of experts are broadly respected for their expertise, reputation and long-history in assisting clients maximize their SR&ED tax credits....
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BeneFACT Consulting Group is Canada's largest independent Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) consulting firm. BeneFACT utilizes market-leading financial and technical expertise to ensure that companies maximize their SR&ED tax credits. With deep experience in General Manufacturing, Information Technology, Food & Beverage, Chemicals and Oil & Gas, Life Sciences & Biotechnologyand other fields, BeneFACT is uniquely positioned to provide risk-free service to businesses seeking SR&ED tax credits.

 

OPPORTUNITY

BeneFACT Consulting Group is actively searching for a General Counsel to join our senior management team.   Reporting directly to the CEO, this is a tactical role managing a team of 5 in the accounting, finance and legal.  This is an integral role that requires a tenured business leader who has a passion for growing the team and the business.  

 

TASKS

  • Direct all aspects of legal department with staff of 2 including regular status meetings, attending settlement conferences, escalation review, reviewing and approving action items, etc.
  • Direct all aspects accounting and finance with staff of 3 including general accounting payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and financial reporting
  • Drafting legal documents including but not limited to engagement contracts, demand letters, affidavits of documents and pleadings
  • Approvals of all amendments and review of special contractual cases
  • Dealing with client related agreements, NDA’s and all other legal documents
  • You will work collaboratively with internal clients by providing and maintaining contract services from initiation/engagement through approval and providing contract drafting and reviewing services
  • Dealing with opposing lawyers, clients, sales department, accounting, and human resources on any legal related matters
  • Develop approach strategy, initiate discussions and maintain relationships with potential mergers and acquisition targets 
  • Lead assessment process including analysis, reviewing offering materials, valuation modeling, performing of due diligence, contract negotiation, legal review and integration assessments
  • Establish, implement, monitor and enforce proper controls within legal process
  • Make recommendations to CEO on process improvement, cash flow planning, tax strategies and all legal matters

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of hands-on leadership experience working at a mid-sized firm experiencing rapid growth, ideally in a Professional Services or Consulting
  • Lawyer called to the Ontario Bar with 3+ years of experience
  • Extensive management experience required including managing multi-disciplinary teams, change management and people development
  • Experience focusing on bankruptcy and insolvency, recovery and collections is required
  • Good working knowledge of debt recovery procedures including enforcement, General Security Agreement (GSA) under PPSA and all matters relating to insolvency
  • Experience with high volume of contracts and litigation
  • High degree of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively and efficiently with internal and external clients at all levels of management
  • Experience with docketing and time tracking procedures
  • Extreme attention to detail with excellent proofreading/editing skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi task and drive projects forward
  • Excellent time management, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly proficient with various software packages, ideally Time Matters, Quickbooks, Ceridian and MS Office
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required

 

COMPENSATION

 

BeneFACT offers a highly competitive salary and compensation package. Compensation is directly commensurate with experience, qualifications and performance. 

 

 

TO APPLY

 

Please apply directly to FinanceLegal.Benefact@hiredesk.net:  or visit http://www.benefact.ca/careers.html.

Job Title General Counsel
Company Name BeneFACT Consulting Group Inc.
Email
Category Category -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary
Location Mississauga
Area Area -> Mississauga