Business Associate

Business Associate

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Full-time, Hybrid
  • Salary: $50,000-$60,000 per year

What We Offer

  • Dental & Vision care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off (2 vacation weeks + one wellness day per month + office closure during the last week of December)
  • Off-site retreats
  • Contribution to a charity/cause of your choice

Imagine a world where people wake up every morning inspired to grow, represent excellence, and make an impact – that is what Sobirovs Law Firm has been striving to achieve for over 10 years as one of the leading business immigration & tech immigration law firms.

We are a growing company, focused on helping small & medium businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups to relocate to Canada, so they can build remarkable businesses and create jobs for Canadians. We believe that immigrant entrepreneurs make a significant contribution to Canada by driving economic growth and prosperity for our society and communities.

Our brand promise is to provide exceptional hassle-free services to our clients. With a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of successful outcomes, we are excited to welcome a Business Associate with a “can-do” attitude to join our esteemed practice.

Main Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients to discuss their business and personal vision as well as their resources and skills.
  • Generate and research business ideas given client constraints. This includes but is not limited to, determining what type of business to open, proposing a location to open the business, creating financial forecasts, developing a hiring timeline, and/or providing recommendations on sales and marketing strategies.
  • Write the business plan (including developing the financial projections) or work with an outsourced business plan writer, providing inputs, reviewing, and giving feedback on their work.

Delivery Standards & Expectation

The Business Associate should continually strive to improve. The goal is to make the best business plans and strategies. “The best” not only includes the quality of the product but also the speed and the level of care/attention towards the client along the way. Each project requires a different balance and it is the expectation that the business associate identifies and optimizes them accordingly.

Qualities/Skills Required

  • Knowledge and interest in a wide range of business industries and practices.
  • Understanding of financial statements and sales forecasting.
  • Exceptional (secondary data) research skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills.
  • Detail-oriented and high degree of accuracy.
  • Being able to wear multiple hats: understanding the clients’, immigration teams’, and officers’ perspectives.
  • Proficient in MS Office 365 tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Time management skill.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team.

What Is In It For You?

  • A place where you can share your skills and contribute to the Firm’s growth.
  • A dynamic Firm that empowers an independent work environment to unleash your potential.
  • A competitive compensation package with an insurance benefits plan.
  • A career advancement and collegial environment in which clever work is rewarded and recognized.
  • A place where team collaboration is promoted, and the latest technology is embraced.

Things That We Won’t Compromise In Our Work

  1. Attention to detail. Do you find yourself, sometimes, in a situation where you skim through a web page and find grammar mistakes in punctuation, spelling, etc.? Does it bother you when you see inconsistencies in the documents? If this resonates with you, we believe you have an eye for detail, and we need people like you!
  2. Checklists and systems. They help us to stay on top of things and deliver exceptional service to our clients. If this is how you organize your work, you will enjoy working with us!
  3. Exceptional service delivery. Our job is all about the people we serve and the impact we have on their lives and businesses. So, we are looking for a person who can foster a professional relationship with enthusiasm and empathy…even if you are having a difficult day.
  4. Improvements. You are constantly looking to improve your cases by asking yourself “What’s working?”, “What’s not working?”, “How can I improve this?”, “How can I make this better?”, “Did I see the results I was hoping for?”, “What are other people doing in the industry?” etc. to achieve desired outcomes for our clients.

Don’t Meet Every Requirement?

If you’re excited about working with us, but your experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this role or other roles within the Firm. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.


We value the unique skills and experiences each person brings to our law firm and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment. We are committed to the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act so if you require accommodation during the hiring process, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected].

This position is open until filled.

If this role sounds exciting to you and you think you can learn and grow with our exceptional team, send your application to us asap.

We cannot wait to meet you!

Sobirovs Law Firm