Foster Pepper PLLC Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 18, 2017
Job Description · Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions · Reviews for accuracy, enters, and pays vendor invoices, and processes reimbursements after audit by Accounting Clerk. Sorts and scans checks and invoices · Maintains recurring payables. Sends e-mail report to Accounting Manager for an approval and cuts the checks. Reconciles and enters Elan/Mastercard credit card charges · Vendor Maintenance: enters new vendors in CMS. Requests W-9 forms and W-8 forms for foreign vendors · Processes 1099 forms · Enters wires into Key Bank website and CMS (including USPTO spreadsheet and wire spreadsheet) accurately and timely, and reconciles foreign wires from bank statement · Makes soft costs reports for subtenants and wire fees · Monitors compliance with the firm’s travel and expense policies. Reconciles Mastercard statement (researches, prints, and enters all travel from Mastercard) · Manages petty cash · Creates a CLE report for HR for CLE processing and tracking. Does recap for Accounting Manager as needed · Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Financial Reporting Manager, Accounting Manager and/or the Director of Finance SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is not supervisory in nature. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: · Broad computer knowledge, skills, and proficiency in accounting software (Aderant preferred), Microsoft Office, web browsers, and other related software · General mathematical skills · Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, and clients · Excellent organization skills - setting priorities, initiative, advance planning, and flexibility · Commitment to excellent client service · Collaborates and promotes team building · Makes well-reasoned, effective decisions · Meets deadlines and manages time effectively · Observes employee and attorney-client confidentiality · Accurately provides the information and reports · Accessible and responsive; timely return of calls and e-mails · Demonstrates strong verbal and written communications skills · Interacts in a professional manner EDUCATION: · Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and a minimum of 3 years of accounts payable processing experience · Legal or professional services organization experience is preferred TO APPLY for this position with benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, competitive wages, and transportation subsidy, click here to complete the online application and attach your resume and a cover letter with salary requirements. We look forward to hearing from you! Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender expression or identity), political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Company Description For more than a century, Foster Pepper has been an integral part of the growth of the Pacific Northwest community. With more than 130 attorneys located in Seattle and Spokane, Washington, we have the deep industry knowledge, commitment to client service and a collaborative environment that allow us to provide the best legal and business solutions for our clients. We are recognized as a leading law firm by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.