1+ months

General Ledger Accountant

Holbrook, AZ 86025
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Complete regular tasks and projects, as required, for general ledger accounting including general ledger account reconciliations, analysis, fixed assets, and banking, to ensure the delivery of timely, accurate, and value-added information and services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Responsible for developing and administering processes to analyze, reconcile and resolve discrepancies low and medium risk general ledger accounts, as assigned Responsible for completing internal and external audit requests and responding to questions for low and medium risk general ledger accounts, as assigned Assist with the maintenance of the fixed asset and personal property database by pulling supporting documents and analyzing data for library expenses Assist with personal property listings, as needed Complete daily matching of the General Operating and Depository accounts by analyzing, reconciling, and resolving discrepancies between the bank and the general ledger Process general ledger reclasses and answer coding questions, as requested, by assigned offices or departments Participate in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing process by completing assigned journal entries according to the monthly close schedule Coordinate trust banking activities and researching transactions for all offices Research answers and respond professionally to general questions regarding general ledger transactions and ensuring adherence to applicable policies and procedures Provide back-up services to the rest of the General Ledger Accounting team File a variety of documents, financials, and reports Complete projects as assigned and design and maintain management reports as needed Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firms attendance expectations SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and comfortably interact with all levels of firm personnel. Thorough knowledge of standard general ledger processes and procedures. Fluent in MS Office applications and standard computerized accounting systems. Ability to respond to questions in a timely manner and to convey difficult information with clarity and professionalism. Capacity to apply regulations and guidelines to standard and non-standard situations. Strong attention to detail, solid organizational skills, and ability to multi-task. Perform well under pressures of heavy volumes of requests while competently executing assignments. Ability to apply common sense when carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED General understanding of standard databases. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Position requires a bachelors degree in accounting or equivalent. Two years of experience as a general ledger accountant and/or full charge bookkeeper or equivalent experience is preferred. Elite 3E and legal experience is beneficial.
Posted: 2022-05-24 Expires: 2022-07-22

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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General Ledger Accountant

Perkins Coie LLP
Holbrook, AZ 86025

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