Accounting Specialist

  • Location
    Emeryville, California
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Do you want to work for a wonderful company culture where their values are about the employee’s and their best interests? Are you looking for a generous benefits package? Accounting Principals is working with a well-established and growing law firm located in Emeryville looking to add an Accounting Specialist to the back office administrative team. The main function of the role will be Accounts Payable! This position is remote! The right candidate should have at least 3 years of experience with Accounts Payable and have a solid overall knowledge of general accounting. The candidate will report to the Accounting Manager.    


Responsibilities include:

- Accounts Payable processing into Quickbooks and accurately code

- Identify classification and cost split arrangements and administer appropriately per agreement

- Credit card reconciliations and attain proper receipts and back-up information

- Assist on collection calls

- Assist with excel spreadsheets bringing on new vendors and setting up correctly

- Research and resolve discrepancies based on case related costs

- Assist Accounting Manager on projects as assigned



- Software experience with Quickbooks required

- Strong Accounts Payable experience required

- Strong Excel skills (Pivot Table, Vlookups) required

- Industry experience withing the legal industry a big plus

- Solid knowledge of accounting and knowing your general accounting debits and credits (GAAP)

- Able to work independently, dedicated, and be self-motivated

- Attention to detail, accurate, multi-tasker, and organized

- Strong communications (written & verbal)  

- Comfortable with Microsoft Office (Word & Outlook)

- Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field would be nice to have


Experience: 3 to 5 years of Accounting experience (Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting Specialist/Clerk, Staff Accountant)

Compensation: Depends on Experience ($60k - $75K)

Employment Type: Direct Hire


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