Performs a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties according to established policies and procedures. Maintains contact with attorneys, staff, vendors and clients and observes confidentiality of client and firm matters.
• Utilizes computerized accounting software programs (CMS, Excel, Word) to perform duties and responsibilities.
• Generates accounting statements and reports.
• Researches cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts.
• Prepares daily bank deposit.
• Researches and applies unallocated cash.
• Oversees client trust accounts, accounts receivable write-offs and payment reversals.
• Develops automated spreadsheets.
• Operates office equipment including personal computer, copiers, fax machines and 10-key calculator.
• Organizes and maintains up to date financial records.
• Provides monthly financial and management reports.
• Maintains telephone and personal contact with attorneys, staff and vendors on receivable matters as directed by manager.
• Reads, uses and is familiar with computer systems manuals and procedures, maintains and updates procedural manuals as needed.
• Assists in financial management and analysis, as requested.
• Organizes and maintains retention files for required period of time.
• Accounting Degree preferred.
• 4-6 years hands-on Accounting experience.
• Basic computer skills and word processing.
• Good mathematical background
• Some experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems
• Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
• Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proof reading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers
• Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic
• Ability to demonstrate good common sense and sound judgment
• Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings
• Ability to use 10-key calculator for a variety of accounting functions
• Ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced ever-changing work environment
• Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction
Compensation will be competitive determined by experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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