Large Wilimington Law Firm seeking accountants!
Staff Accountant reports to the Accounting Supervisor and Director of Accounting and Finance; applies principles of accounting to analyze financial reports, records, and general ledgers; responsible for reconciling firm bank and general ledger accounts, utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures; assists personnel inside and outside the department in solving all accounting-related issues.
Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM with occasional later shift on a rotating basis for coverage
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Reconcile firm bank accounts and general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
Prepare and distribute the daily cash report to management
Prepare and book journal entries
Analyze general ledger accounts
Monitor bank accounts daily; create and send Positive Pay files
Transmit and receive wires, ACH, and credit card payments
Track and report on attorney expense reports
Backup of other department jobs including payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
Assist with other accounting duties as needed
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business
- 3+ years of accounting experience
- Excellent analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills; able to work well with all levels of personnel
- Strong customer service skills required
- Able to work in a team environment, as well as independently
Compensation and Benefits:
- Numerous opportunities for experience, growth, and advancement
- Very competitive salaries commensurate with skills, education, and experience
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
- Group and Supplemental Life insurance
- Long and Short-term Disability coverages
- Long-Term Care insurance
- 401k plan with employer contributions
- Parking/commuting allowance
- Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care
- Professional Development Account
- On-site chair massages
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flu Shot Clinic for employees and spouses
About this company
Young Conaway's clients range from national and international corporations, to small businesses and individuals needing legal assistance. Many of our clients are colleagues from major law firms throughout the U.S. and around the world. Young Conaway attorneys are asked to serve as co-counsel for some of the most significant bankruptcy and corporate law matters being decided in the courts today. State and local governments, school districts, banks, land developers and professional practices utilize the depth of our resources and litigation experience for employment, personal injury, real estate, tax planning and business matters.
Young Conaway has played a role in many groundbreaking cases and has helped shape legislative and case law in Delaware for half a century. Our attorneys routinely appear before federal and Delaware state courts and agencies, and actively participate in issues before the Delaware legislature.
Headquartered in Wilmington, Young Conaway’s office provides easy access to the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building, home to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware; as well as Marine Midland Plaza, home to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Equally as accessible are the Elbert N. Carvel State office building, home to the Delaware Supreme Court; and the New Castle County Courthouse, home to the renowned Court of Chancery, the Superior Court and the Court of Common Pleas. In addition to its headquarters, Young Conaway has offices in Georgetown, Delaware and New York, New York.
Our Legal Family
Young Conaway is proud of its rich history, with many former partners having served as members of the state and federal judiciary or in public office as Delaware’s Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner or a member of the State legislature. Others have moved on to prominent corporate counsel positions. In addition, our attorneys have held positions of distinction throughout a myriad of law-related organizations, frequently chairing committees designed to improve the practice of law and increase the international image and reputation of Delaware’s practitioners and courts.
The 2014 edition of Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, ranked Young Conaway a leader in 8 practice areas and recognized 25 individual attorneys as leaders in their respective fields. The firm continues to be ranked in more practice areas than any other Delaware firm with Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Labor & Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate Zoning/Land Use all receiving top recognition. Corporate M&A, Corporate M&A – Alternative Entities and Intellectual Property also obtained high praise from clients.
Thirty-six Young Conaway attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 edition, published by Woodward/White, Inc. Since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America® represents 30 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Results are compiled through a peer-review survey in which thousands of lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
Location/Region: Wilmington, DE