14 days old

Senior Staff Accountant

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Tallahassee, Florida 32311
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Senior Staff Accountant in the Tallahassee Operations Center.   The Senior Staff Accountant will assist the Accounting Manager in reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and preparing financial schedules as required and will assist the Director of Tax and Payroll, Director of Accounting, and Treasury Controller as needed.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited: Reconciling the Firm’s operating bank account on a monthly basis; preparing monthly journal entries as required; assisting with the review of the Income Statement line items for large actual to budget variances; researching variances before month-end close-out; reviewing the Balance Sheet for accuracy; reviewing and preparing reconciliations on a monthly basis for assigned balance sheet accounts, including deposits and flexible spending; assisting in the interim and year-end audit; preparing schedules as required; tracking submission of requested information from Firm employees; providing information to auditors; reviewing and verifying the financial reports provided by the outside auditors; and responding to general ledger expense queries, providing information and preparing journal entry transfers as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.  Master’s degree in accounting preferred.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in general ledger/fixes asset/financial reporting.
  • Experience at a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Public accounting or audit experience preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, etc.).
  • A strong general knowledge of accounting, including journal entries, reconciliations, expense variations, etc.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks, with a sense of urgency, while maintaining high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organization skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Flexibility 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 Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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