Job Description

Position Title: Accounting Manager
Industry: Law Firm / Legal Services
Reports To: Administrator
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Direct Hire

Industry leading Law Firm in Washington, DC is seeking an established Accounting Manager.  This position offers a competitive salary based on experience with a very generous 401K plan, excellent health benefits and much more!

Accounting Manager Position Summary:

  • Oversee daily operations of the Accounting Department
  • Supervise and approve production of financial reports adhering to financial reporting standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Coordinate the Firm’s financial functions, policies, and procedures
  • Manage Accounts Payable (AP) activities for all aspects of the Firm
  • Manage General Ledger (GL) accounts ensuring balance sheet reconciliations are prepared in a timely manner
  • Maintain Chart of Accounts
  • Oversee partner capital accounts ensuring accuracy of payments
  • Manage month end and year end closing of financial records
  • Oversee the creation of all documents related to tax preparation
  • Work with outside vendors to coordinate year end audit
  • Prepare reports as requested by management
  • Oversee accounting aspect of the Firm’s profit sharing plan

 

Accounting Manager Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum five years Accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of Peachtree / Sage accounting software a plus
  • Experience in a Law Firm a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse group of professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite