Accountant / Bookkeeper

POSITION: Accountant / Bookkeeper

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $75K, plus generous paid overtime and bonus, medical, dental and vision benefits, paid vacation and personal/sick days, and paid holidays!

LOCATION: Garden City, Long Island, NY

ORGANIZATION: Law Firm

SUMMARY: This is a tremendous opportunity for a bright and ambitious individual who is looking to develop a long-term accounting career within the financial department of a growing law firm. The ideal candidate will have two to three years combined experience performing general ledger accounting tasks, analysis and transaction processing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft and edit paper and electronic bills before invoices are finalized and sent to clients
  • Prepare and generate Excel Spreadsheets and reports for Partners
  • Research and respond to client billing inquiries
  • Payroll and vendor expense management
  • Prepare write off memoranda and edit attorney time entry codes
  • Maintain complete and up to date files for each partner and /or client.
  • Month-end journal input for offices
  • Account transaction processing and reporting
  • Expense variance analysis of office activity
  • Monthly production of productivity and headcount statistics
  • Bank reconciliations and weekly cash reporting
  • Preparation of annual firm budget
  • Selected foreign office and department expense reviews
  • Selected monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reports
  • Process monthly health and life insurance bills
  • Assist in providing information for year-end audit and tax preparation
  • Ad hoc analysis and special projects

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field required
  • 2+ years of accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Proficiency on Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prior experience using Docudraft to complete analysis and reports
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Excellent mathematical skills and attention to detail