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Accounting Assistant

Gainor Staffing
August 17, 2023
489 5th Ave, Suite 2, New York, NY
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Our client, a top New York City law firm, is seeking an Accounting Assistant. This position is fully on site in Midtown Manhattan. 

Job Details 

  • Assist with basic bookkeeping tasks, including data entry, reconciliations, and invoice processing 
  • Help maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records using accounting software and spreadsheets 
  • Collaborate with the accounting team to process and record financial transactions, ensuring compliance with firm policies and relevant regulations 
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining financial reports, summaries, and statements for review by senior accounting staff 
  • Support the month-end and year-end closing processes by organizing and compiling necessary documentation 
  • Assist in handling accounts payable and accounts receivable activities, including tracking invoices, payments, and client billing 
  • Communicate professionally and courteously with vendors, clients, and internal colleagues regarding financial matters 
  • Assist in expense tracking and allocation for different client matters and firm operations. 
  • Maintain a well-organized filing system for financial documents, ensuring easy retrieval when required 
  • Provide administrative support to the accounting team, which may include scheduling meetings, managing emails, and answering phone calls 
  • Contribute to ongoing process improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing the efficiency and accuracy of financial operations 
  • Adhere to confidentiality standards and ensure the security of sensitive financial information. 
  • Salary Range: $60-70k annually, based on experience 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • 1-2 years’ Administrative experience at a professional services firm 
  • Some Accounting experience and understanding of GAAP required 
  • Precise, detail-oriented, and good with numbers 
  • Strong Excel skills and generally tech savvy 
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines 
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