Staff Accountant – Prestigious Law Firm

Nadine Bocelli & Company, Inc. - New York Legal Staffing, Inc.
July 30, 2019
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A prestigious midtown Manhattan law firm seeks a professional, proactive individual with experience in a law firm setting. The qualified candidate will perform a variety of accounting tasks in an accounting department including, but not limited to:

General Ledger/Accounting
Prepare and enter journal entries
Account analysis-various
Prepare wire/ACH payments out (vendors and former partners)
Assist with bank reconciliations and clearing checks in Elite
Assist with month and year end Elite close
Elite system problem solving: G/L, Billing setups, etc.
Coordinate return of retainers with Billing & A/P
Special projects as needed

Escrow Accounting
Set up wires-online banking
Record escrow transactions in Elite
Open/Close interest bearing sub accounts

Cash Receipts
Record deposits (post cash receipts in Elite) and investigate when needed
Review bank activity for wires/ACH's (online)
Scan check copies to bank for deposit
Client Payment via credit card transactions
Online banking

Abilities and skills needed:
Bachelors degree is required
Minimum of 3 years of law firm experience
Knowledge of Elite 3.9 and higher is preferred / Elite 3E preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel & Word
Strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills required
Ability to work independently and to adapt to a fast changing environment
Must have attention to detail with an eye for accuracy.
Creative, self-disciplined and capable of completing tasks independently
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive detail
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with personnel
Must be flexible with overtime
Willingness to work with and assist other staff members in accomplishing work assignments
Pleasant and cooperative attitude
Must be able to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly

Salary commensurate with experience.  Comprehensive benefits package.

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