Accounting Assistant

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive Benefits and Salary
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 18, 2017
Function
Accountant
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

Boutique litigation firm seeks an Accounting Assistant to join their team and support their Accounting Coordinator.  Firm offers collegial environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork and excellent benefits!

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Functioning as their Accounts Payable Specialist …

Processes all payables, including, but not limited to: reviewing, coding, and posting invoices

Investigating and resolving payment and coding issues

Communicating and facilitating resolution of problem invoices and / or expense reports

Handling and quality-checking monthly check runs

Assisting in and responding to partner and vendor inquiries

Reconciling firm credit card statements

Assessing and processing D.C. Sales and Use Tax as well as staying abreast of changes and / or updates to code

Assisting with new matter intake

Assisting with preparations for monthly billing

Assisting with special projects and other duties, as requested

Responding to inquiries from partners and clients

REQUIREMENTS:

B.A. or B.S. degree (Accounting or related strongly preferred) + general office experience (in a law firm strongly preferred; Accounting experience strongly preferred)

***Mathematical aptitude, prior e-billing experience, and knowledge of Accounting programs a plus!

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; comfortability learning new software

Energetic, highly attentive to detail, and creative with a “team player” mentality

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work independently

Mindful of confidentiality

Resume to jjames@mylegale.com