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Accounting Assistant #28091

Accounting Assistant

Salary: Up to $45K

2+ years of Accounting Assistant / Clerk experience within a law firm required

Do you have working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures? A Boston litigation law firm is seeking a skilled Accounting Assistant. In this role, you will be responsible for the collection of past due invoices in an efficient and timely manner, as well to assist with calculating and posting various expenses for the Accounting Department.


  • Accounting Assistant will facilitate payment of past due invoices by sending bill reminders and contacting clients by telephone and/or email
  • Generate and maintain excel reports detailing accounts receivable status
  • Apply daily cash receipts to the Accounts Receivable Aging and Collections report
  • Assist Billing Manager and/or partners to resolve A/R issues.  Present information at monthly finance committee meetings
  • Process expense payments for Accounting Manager, i.e., monthly travel expenses and credit card charges
  • Calculate reimbursable travel expenses and input client costs into time and billing software
  • Analyze and categorize corporate credit card expenses to determine proper G/L accounts
  • Utilize Excel to reconcile monthly credit card statements
  • Track and maintain monthly data


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of Accounting Assistant / Clerk experience within a law firm required
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with a financial software package
  • Strong skills in MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Great attention to detail
  • Terrific communication and follow-up skills

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Direct Hire| Accounting and Finance Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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