Accountant - Law Firm

Job ID: 5207
Location: New York, NY
Category: Other Professional

Our client, a leading NY law firm, seeks a staff accountant to join the firm's accounting department. Prior law firm experience is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations for domestic and international entities and work with appropriate teams to resolve any discrepancies
  • Review, initiate, and process wires and ACH payments
  • Process and record check deposits and bank transfers
  • Prepare and analyze monthly account reconciliations for various BS and PL expense accounts
  • Record monthly journal entries to assist in month-end close process (e.g. loan payments, payroll charges, bank charges, etc.)
  • Record and reconcile state sales and use tax filings on a quarterly/monthly basis
  • Update and manage daily cash reports to management
  • Assist with year-end audit requests and ad hoc projects as needed

Skills and qualifications:

  • 1-3 years in a Staff Accountant role or related accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting 
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of GAAP principles and accrual accounting
  • Prior experience of Thomson Elite and Chrome River Expense systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables, V-look ups, Macros, etc.)

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