Job Title: Accounting Coordinator

Job Summary: Roseland, New Jersey (Hybrid)

Job Summary:

A.Y. Strauss, a sophisticated boutique law firm with an inclusive, respectful culture, seeks a talented and motivated Accounting Coordinator for its Roseland, New Jersey office. The successful candidate will report to our Director of Finance to provide accounting and billing support to the firm. This position collaborates closely with our attorneys and clients; therefore, the ideal candidate must be comfortable communicating with attorneys at all levels. This position also entails working with clients to help facilitate timely payments.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Open new matters in accounting and document management software
  • Generate, finalize, and process client monthly invoices
  • Manage firm’s aged receivables, including, but not limited to, contacting clients, instituting payment plans, and monthly partner reporting
  • Process firm’s AP, including new vendor intake, W9 verifications, administer wires and check payments
  • Handle accounting functions for firm, including, but not limited to, posting daily cash receipts to GL and bank, monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts, generating month end reports, posting monthly credit card statement and accountant journal entries to GL
  • Manage firm’s trust account according to the IOLTA rules
  • Draft engagement letters for new clients and perform ad hoc reporting
  • Implement annual client rate increases
  • Train new employees on legal billing software
  • Perform other related duties, as necessary

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Must have initiative, attention-to-detail, can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Must be an adaptive learner, comfortable learning computer/accounting software, and comfortable managing Excel spreadsheets

Preferred Credentials:

  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of TABS or similar financial systems
  • Working knowledge of iManage or similar document management systems

What We Provide: 

We provide a collaborative, respectful and inclusive culture filled with various opportunities to grow in meaningful, professional ways. In addition to a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and a full benefits package, we also invest in our employees’ professional development through internal and external opportunities.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@aystrauss.com with “Accounting Coordinator” in the subject line.

A.Y. Strauss is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.