Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Solomon Page
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Feb 2021
Job role
Accountant
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Our client is one of the oldest and largest NYC based law firms. Currently the are looking to add a Staff Accountant to their finance team.


JOB IS REMOTE FOR FORSEEABLE FUTURE.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform general accounts (Balance Sheet and P&L) analysis monthly in accordance with yearly audit requirements. Including comparisons to forecasted results and trended results.
  • Perform and analyze general account reconciliations including bank statements, fixed assets, accruals and prepaid expenses.
  • Prepare and post journal entries by maintaining files and records, and reconciling accounts.
  • Review general ledger expense coding i.e. for sales/use tax compliance as well as budgeting
  • Perform the processing of monthly expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, weekly/ monthly partner packages and bank surveys/covenants.
  • Assist in maintaining the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules. Provides monthly detail for general journal entries and insures proper recording of new purchases and disposals.
  • Train to act as a backup for other functions within the Accounting Department.
  • Ad Hoc analyses/projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or Finance
  • Prior Law Firm experience preferred
  • Strong Financial Systems skill, including advanced usage of Microsoft Excel

If interested, please apply!



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