Accounting Coordinator - Law Firm

Employer
Jobot
Location
Dallas, Texas
Posted
May 12, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
2759431724
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Award Winning Dallas Firm

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Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year

A bit about us:

Jobot is proud to partner with a top Dallas full service firm that is seeking a law firm accounting coordinator to join it's growing team. The firm offers a full range of services and has been recognized as a "Top Place to Work" by the Dallas Morning News!

Why join us?

The comprehensive benefits package includes paid health and dental premiums for our employees, 401(k), paid parental leave, and fully paid downtown parking. Position is hybrid after 90 days.

Job Details

Our highly reputable law firm is actively seeking a skilled and experienced Accounting Coordinator to join our dynamic team. This is a permanent position that plays a crucial role in maintaining our financial health and ensuring the smooth operation of our financial department. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting tasks, including managing IOLTA operations, to help our firm maintain its financial integrity and transparency. If you are a diligent, detail-oriented professional with a knack for numbers and previous law firm experience, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the firm's IOLTA operations, ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Manage and maintain accurate financial records and reports, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Assist with budget preparation and financial planning processes.
  • Perform monthly financial analysis to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Coordinate with the firm's external auditors to ensure proper auditing processes.
  • Ensure timely processing and payment of invoices.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Develop and implement effective accounting procedures and policies to enhance the firm's financial operations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to improve financial reporting and solve potential issues.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Provide support to the firm's attorneys and staff regarding financial matters.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in an accounting role, within a law firm or legal department.
  • Proficiency in IOLTA operations and understanding of legal and ethical standards.
  • Prior experience with legal billing and accounting software, i.e. Elite 3E
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations.
  • Exceptional numerical proficiency and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation is a plus.


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