Senior Accountant

Posted July 9, 2024

Location: Philadelphia

Under the direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant processes activities in the Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) function.  Ensures timely payments of AP invoices, maintains accurate records, general ledger/matter coding to expense vouchers and accurate posting of AR receipts. Processing of payroll with the assistance of ADP while oversees most day to day operations of the group.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Accurately review Accounts Payable invoices for payment, ensuring invoices are properly approved and coded.
  • Accurately review expense reimbursements for payment, ensuring they are properly approved and coded before repayment to personnel monthly.
  • Handle vendor calls/inquires and resolve any disputes with vendors.
  • Verify escrow balances and proper approvals for escrow distribution.
  • Properly record daily incoming wires, ach and checks from clients paying accounts receivable invoices or retainers for escrow balances.
  • Reconcile and process of credit card activity on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with the implementation of new accounting polices and procedures as well as administering existing policies and procedures.
  • Process bi-weekly and monthly payrolls with the assistance of ADP as well as weekly excel loads.
  • Collaborate with external auditors.
  • Calculate depreciation monthly using Sage.
  • Prepare monthly bank and credit card reconciliations.
  • Process recurring journal entries.
  • Assist with month end close procedures as well as financial package preparation which includes cash flow and budget analysis.
  • Respond to inquires from management and outside agencies regarding accounting policies and procedures.
  • Stay current with all regulations, practices, tax laws and reporting requirements.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Performs other duties as required by position.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ABILITIES, OR KNOWLEDGE

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting practices.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience; experience in the law firm industry is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, customer service-focused, detailed-oriented and flexible.
  • Strong communicator and ability to work with others.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
  • Proficient in 3E and Chrome River is Preferred. Knowledge of Sage depreciation
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND SAFETY HAZARDS

  • Occasional exposure to high pressure situations; will be faced with the need to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously, while maintaining a very high level of professional calm and demeanor.
  • Some overtime work required throughout the year.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Human Resources at staffing@mmwr.com. No calls or agencies please.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.