Accounting MAnager - Law firm experience needed!

Newark, NJ 07102

Posted: 08/26/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Accounting Job Number: 7332

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for an Accounting Manager with a law firm in the Ironbound section of Newark (zip code 07105). 
Position responsibilities are:

- Perform all accounts receivable and client billing functions

-   Pay vendor bills and manage accounts payable.

-  Perform all data entry of   receipts and client costs in billing and accounting systems.

- Perform all data entry of receipts and disbursements for the IOLTA/IOLA trust accounts in the accounting systems.

-  Reconcile the firm’ s IOLTA/IOLA and business accounts on an ongoing basis.

- Handle bank deposits for the firm’ s IOLTA/IOLA and business accounts.

-  Process payroll for the firm with the firm’ s PEO and ensure all 401k contributions and minimum distributions are made for the firm’ s pension.

-  Provide all required financial reports and statements to the firm’ s partners and accountant as needed.

- Coordinate  with the firm' s pension actuary provider for pension plan on an annual basis.

- Oversee and manager  the firm' s billing and accounting systems.

Position requirements:
- A  least 5  years’ experience as a full-charge accounting manager or providing related consulting services in a law firm or professional service firm environment.

-  Successful completion of accounting  or accounting management coursework.   An associate degree in accounting or accounting management is desirable.

 - Experience with billing software used by either a law firm or other professional service firm (TABS or appropriate software that the firm is using) and Microsoft Office Products.

- Excellent  writing, administrative and organizational skills.

- Strong  interpersonal and communications skills and be able to communicate well with the partners and staff, firm clients and vendors, and the firm’ s accountant
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