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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.   

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • 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 ADMRecruiting@grsm.com, snahal@grsm.com, ksangha@grsm.com 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

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