Accounting Manager - Law Firm

Employer
Jobot
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Posted
Apr 23, 2024
Closes
Apr 26, 2024
Ref
2749345704
Level
Manager
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Accounting Manager - Law Firm / Hybrid / / Growing firm / strong team in place

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Salary: $85,000 - $125,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Accounting Manager to join our prestigious law firm. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a strong background in accounting and financial management to make a significant impact on our organization. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our accounting department, including legal billing, month-end close, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. This position offers a competitive compensation package and the chance to work in a challenging and rewarding environment.

The ideal candidate will be a Senior Accountant through Accounting Manager level with law firm experience. CPA is a huge plus, but no required.

Why join us?
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Work-life balance
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Well established law firm
  • High employee retention
  • Strong PTO and paid holidays


Job Details

Responsibilities:
1. Oversee and manage the daily operations of the accounting department, including legal billing, month-end close, bank reconcications, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
2. Develop and implement best practices for financial management and reporting to improve efficiency and profitability.
3. Prepare and present financial reports and budget forecasts to senior management and stakeholders.
4. Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
5. Conduct regular audits to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data.
6. Collaborate with other departments to streamline financial operations and processes.
7. Monitor and manage the firm's financial performance and implement strategies to achieve financial goals.
8. Provide leadership and guidance to accounting staff, fostering an environment that encourages professional growth and high performance.

Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. A CPA certification is a plus.
2. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a managerial accounting role, preferably within a law firm.
3. Proficiency in legal billing, month-end close, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
4. Strong understanding of management accounting and budgeting.
5. Experience with WIP billing is highly desirable.
6. Exceptional leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
7. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a strong attention to detail.
8. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
9. High level of integrity and dependability, with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

In conclusion, if you are a seasoned Accounting Manager with a passion for excellence and a desire to make a real difference in a prestigious law firm, we would love to hear from you. Apply today and take the next step in your career.

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