Accountant

We are a SAAS company in Washington D.C. specializing in legal tech, currently experiencing rapid growth. We are looking for full time, accountant to join our accounting and finance team in Washington, D.C reporting to the Financial Controller. This will be a hybrid role with 2 – 3 times a week in the office. The candidate will support the financial needs of the accounting team and will be responsible for AR, AP, reconciliation, and other accounting functions. The ideal candidate should be proactive & self-motivated, demonstrate a propensity for learning, a team player and ability to work effectively with team in all levels of the organization.

 

Responsibilities of the Accountant

  • Key contributor to monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close
  • Manage AR process, including generating invoices and collections
  • Process AP invoices, reconcile credit card statements
  • Perform account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Process daily check deposits
  • Assist in various projects to improve accounting close and processes

 

Qualifications of the Accountant

  • Associates degree in Accounting, Finance, Business. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least one to three years of relevant corporate accounting experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience in QuickBooks, Salesforce or other ERP & accounting systems is preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required
  • Strong organizational, analytical and customer service skills
  • Must be a problem solving, self-starter who possesses effective communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to be persistent, yet supportive to perform the above responsibilities.

 

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation based on experience. We offer generous benefit package which includes employer’ fully paid premier coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD coverage, Group life term insurance. We also offer competitive 401K matching & Profit-sharing bonus programs.

 

About us

We are a legal research company founded in 1999 to democratize the law and to make legal research smarter. We work with citation analysis, data visualization, and big data to uncover hidden relationships in the law, and we build powerful, beautiful tools for legal research.

 

Fastcase’s mobile apps are the most popular smartphone apps for lawyers, and its legal research service has been named the New Product of the Year in 2010 and 2014 by the American Association of Law Libraries. EContent Magazine has named Fastcase as one of the most important companies in the digital economy. More than 1,000,000+ legal professionals have access to Fastcase, with more subscribing every day. We are a small, growing team doing great, important, disruptive work — with the soul of a startup and the stability of a profitable, established business.

 

Conveniently located in Federal Triangle/Penn Quarter area near WMATA rail stations and bus stops, and Capital Bikeshare racks. 

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