Position Title: Staff Accountant
Department: Accounting / Finance
Division: General Ledger
Reports to: General Ledger Supervisor
Industry: Law Firm
Location: Washington, DC (NW)
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire, Non-Exempt
Schedule: 9AM-5:30PM, Monday through Friday

Jones Networking is recruiting for an Accountant with the Washington, DC office of a global Law Firm. This opportunity offers career growth in a fast-paced Accounting Department. Our client is willing to train an Accounting or Finance graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree. The Firm offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, including; medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life insurance, generous parental leave and PTO plan, retirement plan, transportation benefits, wellness programs, education scholarship opportunities, and more.

Accountant Position Summary:
-Prepare and process journal entries.
-Assist with month-end and year-end close processes.
-Analyze and reconcile bank statements and general ledger accounts.
-Compile Firm data for financial surveys.
-Support audit procedures by preparing audit schedules.
-Review fixed asset additions and disposal reports along with corresponding gain/loss impact.
-Resolve reconciling items, work with the AP and  billing team, and participate in providing documentation for the annual audit.

Accountant Qualifications Summary:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
-Internship or work experience in a finance or accounting role.
-Exceptional attention to detail with strong time management skills.
-Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with attorneys, staff, vendors and clients.
-Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and gain a complete understanding of the General Ledger and its impact on other functions within the Accounting Department and the Firm.
-Effective research and problem solving skills.
-Proficiency with MS Excel.

If you’re ready to take the next step towards an exciting new career, visit www.jonesnet.com to view all of our current openings in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Charlotte, NC.