Law Firm Accounting Assistant/Specialist - posted 2/3/20

Law Firm Accounting Assistant/Specialist - posted 2/3/20

Company Name: 
Legal E Employment Partners
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

Boutique law firm is seeking an Accounting Specialist to provide support to major financial accounting areas, including the accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger accounting, and account reconciliation.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Processes all payables including, but not limited to review, code and post invoices.
  • Reviews and verifies accuracy of vendor invoices and expense reports.
  • Investigates and resolves payment and coding issues.
  • Communicates and facilitates resolution of problem invoices and/or expense reports.
  • Handles and QCs monthly check runs.
  • Researches and responds to partner and vendor inquiries.
  • Reconciles firm credit card statements.
  • Responsible for assessing and processing of DC Sales and Use Tax as well as staying abreast of changes and/or updates to code.
  • Assist with client accruals.
  • Assist with new matter intake.
  • Assist with correcting journal entries.
  • Responsible for W-9 tracking and 1099s at year-end.
  • Assist with preparation for monthly billing.
  • Interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries and management and staff.
Requirements or Qualifications: 

Candidates should have a college degree and office experience in a law firm.  Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and extremely comfortable learning new software.  Candidate should have exposure to DC Sales & Use tax and Experience with Rippe & Kingston is greatly preferred. The ideal candidate is someone who is energetic, extremely attentive to detail, creative, and a team player.  Firm offers a great work environment with a salary commensurate with experience.

Application Process: 
submit resume in Word -
Selection Criteria: 
Law firm experience
Application Due Date: 
February 28 2020
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