29 days old

Accounting Assistant

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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    Full Time

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an Accounting Assistant in the Washington, DC office. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting the managers and directors of the Finance & Accounting Department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: generating memos, emails and reports; preparing departmental letters (i.e., Partner employment verification letters, Partner retirement plan participant cost of living adjustment letters, residency certifications); providing Form W-9 and completing bank verification or vendor verification forms for clients and vendors; maintaining the Firm Trading Database and responding to trade requests; assisting in the administration of the Firm AmEx Corporate Card and PCard program as well as reconciling program usage monthly to ensure users are complying with the Firm Policy; depositing checks received in the office via Desktop Deposit and scheduling and coordinating meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for the managers or directors in the Finance & Accounting Department.


  • Four-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of two years of administrative experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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