Senior Accounting Specialist

San Francisco Permanent USD85,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Hybrid Working Opportunity
  • Bonus, Full Benefits, 401K

About Our Client

My Client is an American international law firm with offices worldwide. The firm's practice areas include corporate, litigation, intellectual property, fund formation, public markets, employment, life sciences, clean technology, real estate, financial services, retail, regulatory and energy. It has consistently been ranked as an elite law firm for technology and life sciences companies, startups and emerging growth companies, and venture capital firms by Above the Law.

Job Description

  • Provide Director of Global Accounting & Finance with month-end closing schedule in December of each year
  • Post month-end schedule on CooleyNet after securing approval
  • Monitor EPO, Copyright, and WIPO balances (Patent/Trademark/CF); request wire payments to replenish, as needed
  • Post journal entries
  • Process Change Forms and set up timekeeper rates
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Assist with Daily Cash Receipt checks, as needed
  • Assist the Manager of Partner Accounting and serve as backup in performing partner compensation, benefits, retirement payments, Patent Agent tuition agreements, tuition payments and loan repayments
  • Assist the Manager of Partner Accounting in processing investment transactions for the firm Assist and serve as backup to the Investment Managers with processing investment and banking transactions including periodic deposits at branch, as needed
  • Assist with set-up an releasing wires for Treasury/Trust Department
  • All other duties as assigned or required

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 4+ years previous accounting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior 3E experience
  • Previous law firm experience
  • Accuracy in data entry and maintenance
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Professional, client-service orientation and demeanor
  • Proven ability to work independently

What's on Offer

  • Full Health Beenfits
  • 401K,
  • Hybrid/remote working schedule
  • Bonus
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
Business Services
San Francisco
Contract Type
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Dante Antonini
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