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Senior Staff Accountant

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1051
  • Salary: $100,000

Senior Staff Accountant

LOCATION: New York, NY (Hybrid – Remote)

ORGANIZATION: Top-Tier International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary, commensurate with experience, up to $120K; Paid Time Off; 401K; Travel; generous bonus, benefits including Medical and Dental Coverage and more!


  • Maintain partner/attorney information as it relates to payments, earnings, benefit payments and so on
  • Assists with calculating partner withdrawals for retirement, transfers, interest, and capital contributions 
  • Manually prepares journal entries as needed
  • Provide analytical support and information requests to Firmwide departments
  • Process expense reports and invoices, prepare cost batches, wires and checks 
  • Prepare and generate Excel Spreadsheets and reports for Partners including cash and billing reports  
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reports
  • Research and track open Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable invoices
  • Maintain accurate reports and provide to the Tax department to ensure domestic and international reporting requirements are met
  • Analyze trends and investigate discrepancies
  • Prepare account reconciliation; process and analyze account transactions including accrued expenses, journal entries and maintain up to date files
  • Research, analyze and resolve inquiries pertaining to financial transactions
  • Review daily transactions and partner with non-accounting staff as needed
  • Manage balance sheet accounts ensuring integrity by thoroughly reviewing account activity and balances for validity and prepare supporting audit schedules


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • 4+ years experience in accounting desirable
  • Must have a CPA or dedicated to the CPA track 
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Elite is a plus!
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality