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Staff Accountant (2+ yrs)

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, has an immediate opening for an experienced Staff Accountant in the Trust/GL Department. The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of work experience, preferably in a professional services environment. The Staff Accountant will play a key role in the finance function in our Oakland office relocating to Walnut Creek in April 2024, working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The Trust/GL Department works with attorneys in every state and with a multitude of Trust accounts and banking partners.  This is an ideal position for candidates to advance their careers in a challenging, complex environment with a successful, national law firm.   


  • Deposit receipts in the correct bank accounts and process settlements in accordance with Attorney guidance. 
  • To transfer funds into the operating account to pay AR invoices and vendors.
  • To record all transactions via journal entries in the Aderant accounting system at the matter level.
  • To gain knowledge of State Trust guidelines and ensure procedures followed are in compliance with State guidelines.
  • To work on the Trust balances over 18 months old.
  • Research outstanding checks.
  • To clear all outstanding transactions on the bank reconciliations.
  • Reporting of Trust balances and prepare special reports/ analysis as requested by Attorneys.   
  • Collaborate with Accounts Payable, Collections, GL and Cash Receipts Departments.
  • Help evaluate, recommend and implement new financial accounting controls and procedures.
  • Special projects as assigned by the CFO.


  • An Accounting qualification or experience is required.
  • Technically proficient in accounting across multiple functions
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of processing transactions.
  • Ability to communicate with Attorneys and office staff across the US.
  • ERP systems experience required.
  • Ability to juggle multiple requests and respond quickly to changing priorities in a high transaction environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction
  • Excellent verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.

We offer a competitive salary with a full benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K, Disability & Life Insurance.  For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to,, with Staff Accountant in the subject line.

No Recruiter or telephone calls.

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary - $75,000