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Accounting Operations Manager

New York, NY 10019-6064

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 578722 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Job Title: Accounting Operations Manager

Hybrid- New York, NY
Ancillary Benefits

Must haves:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required
  • 5-7 years of experience in an Accounting role w/ some supervisory experience           
  • Proficient in Word and Excel

  • Law firm or professional services experience preferred
  • Aderant Experience a plus. 

Job Summary:

A top international law firm based in New York is looking for an Accounting Operations Manager. This role will oversee team and assist with customer service related duties.

  • Manage Accounts Payable and T&E functions ensuring that best practices are leveraged throughout.
  • Manage all employees in the department, providing performance plans and annual feedback.
  • Oversee management of the Chrome River Invoice and Expense systems, including evaluation of new features for implementation.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable vendor on-boarding process, which includes making contact with prospective vendors, collecting on-boarding information, and ensuring that the Accounts Payable team has the proper information to input into the vendor master file.
  • Responsible for Partner capital accounts, ensuring that accurate schedules for contributions are maintained.
  • Assist with calculations related to partner distributions and ensure all transactions are properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Liase with Tax department to ensure tax payments made on behalf of partners are accurately attributed to them in the Partners’ database.
  • Reconcile Partner’s equity accounts monthly, ensuring all transactions are properly recorded.  Propose and enter adjusting entries as needed.
  • Manage electronic payment programs including the American Express P-card program.
  • Document standard processes, create resource materials and facilitate end-user training as needed.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and participate in special projects as needed by management.

Required Skills:
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Capable of managing a team effectively, including the ability to train and motivate team members.
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff.
  • Strong Excel skills including data organization and manipulation.
  • Comfortable with technology and able to master new applications quickly.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
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