Staff Accountant

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Accounting Job Number: 24772 Rate DOE: $80,000 to $90,000

Job Description

Large law firm seeks a Staff Accountant with 3 years of experience performing general accounting duties.

  • Perform timely/accurate monthly bank reconciliation process
  • Complete accurate journal entries, account analyses, and follow up with remedial actions
  • Manage trust accounts and follow up with attorneys/personnel
  • Prepare monthly Budget to Actual reports for department managers
  • Assist with the MPP Holdings and firm entities in coordination with the Senior Accountant
  • Support month-end and year-end closing process
  • Track and coordinate with Tax Department for the review, update and disposition of stale checks
  • Assist with external audits, including preparation of audit schedules and supporting analyses, budgeting, forecasting and special projects.
Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Position is hybrid, 2 days onsite

Job Requirements

  • High volume bank reconciliation experience is required
  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting
  • Law firm experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Aderant or other law firm integrated accounting software is preferred
  • Intermediate Excel skills and a meticulous attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to identify accounting issues and recommend necessary changes
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of staff

Additional Information

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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