Accountant

Employer
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 09, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
Ref
157810532
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Primary ResponsibilitiesAccountantBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a national law firm with a proven reputation for providing progressive, industry-leading legal, business, regulatory and government relations advice to our regional, national and international clients.We are currently searching for an Accountant for our Washington, DC Office. This position supports the Controller in all accounting related activities, helping to ensure timely, accurate recording of all financial transactions in accordance with firm policy, IRS and other regulations. Ensures accuracy of financial information while maintaining security and confidentiality of information. Specific Responsibilities of the Position include:Maintain general ledger by reviewing financial transactions to ensure accurate posting, proposing and posting journal entries as appropriate.Participate in month-end close process. Prepare month-end trial balance and other financial reports.Process trust transactions as requested by firm attorneys.Prepare detailed reconciliations of general ledger, cash and bank accounts, including ad-hoc reconciliations of actual transactions against budget and other benchmarks.Prepare and file sales & use, business privilege, personal property and other local tax returns.Participate in annual financial statement and other special purpose audits.Work closely with Controller to enhance departmental efficiency through process change and technological upgrades.Back-up accounts receivable transaction processing as needed.Skills and Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field. Must demonstrate ability to compile and review basic financial statements from trial balance.Seven years Law Firm or other professional service firm experience in accounting.Ability to plan, organize, manage and execute multiple, simultaneous responsibilities, meeting firm deadlines.Excellent attention to detail.Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.Technologically savvy, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other analysis tools.Upbeat attitude, desire to work collaboratively to enhance departmental efficiency.Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC offer a benefits package that includes;MedicalDentalVision401K ProgramPension Profit Sharing ProgramPaid Time OffPaid HolidaysBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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