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Senior Accountant
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Our client, one of the nation's largest law firms, providing a wide variety of legal services to clients throughout the United States and around the world from offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Boca Raton, Newark, New Orleans, Paris, London, Sao Paolo, Hong Kong and Beijing. They are seeking a Senior Accountant, based in the New York office, who will be responsible for a variety of accounting-related activities.

The Senior Accountant will report to the Accounting Supervisor and will also work closely with the Controller. The Senior Accountant’s primary responsibilities will be related to the Firm’s foreign offices.
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Our client, one of the nation's largest law firms, providing a wide variety of legal services to clients throughout the United States and around the world from offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Boca Raton, Newark, New Orleans, Paris, London, Sao Paolo, Hong Kong and Beijing. They are seeking a Senior Accountant, based in the New York office, who will be responsible for a variety of accounting-related activities.

The Senior Accountant will report to the Accounting Supervisor and will also work closely with the Controller. The Senior Accountant’s primary responsibilities will be related to the Firm’s foreign offices.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with Firm’s Controller to ensure that the appropriate internal controls are in place over the accounting function of foreign offices
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, monthly journal entries, various statutory filings, and various surveys for the international offices in accordance with the Firm’s policy
  • Prepare various monthly reports including office payroll, office cost statements, and office financials for the international offices
  • Assist with preparation of the Firm’s monthly financial statements and budget variance analysis for delivery to senior management
  • Help develop and implement training programs, and clarify staff roles, in order to help finance colleagues maximize potential and reach goals.
  • Assist in the Firm’s year-end audits by helping prepare audit schedules, informational requests, and financial statements
  • Serve as key point of contact during regulatory audits to make certain deadlines are met
  • Effectively manage preparation of various account analyses and reconciliations to ensure proper and timely booking of transactions
  • Collaborate across the Finance department to increase efficiency in financial processes that cross departmental lines and ensure robust controls are in place
  • Assist in the transition to the new general ledger system including the planning, testing, and implementation phases to enable better reporting and variance analyses for senior management
  • Assist in ad hoc projects as needed