Senior Accountant

We are a SAAS company in Washington D.C. specializing in legal tech, currently experiencing rapid growth. We are looking for full time, Senior 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 the key contributor for full cycle 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:

  • Key contributor to the month-end/year-end accounting close activities 
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, adjusting entries as necessary 
  • Experience reconciling Balance Sheet accounts such as Cash, Prepaid and Accrued Expenses 
  • Work with Financial Controller to establish accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP  
  • Generate accurate customer invoices on a timely basis, review AR aging and perform collection follow ups as needed 
  • Manage Royalty process, including generating reports on timely basis and processing royalty payments 
  • Access financial information and conduct independent research to answer questions, disseminate or explain information to customers, vendors, or employees 
  • Process customer check deposits and accurately apply payments 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for A/P, including processing vendor bill payments and filling 1099 
  • Assist with Sales Tax, including state registrations. Reconcile Sales Tax liability account 
  • Contribute to multiple system integrations 

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with NetSuite is required. Microsoft Dynamics, Sage Intacct, Blackline preferred.  
  • Proficiency in Excel, ability to efficiently work with large data and perform analysis (V-lookups, Pivot Tables) 
  • Understanding of GAAP and ability to apply basic accounting concepts 
  • 3-5 years of corporate accounting experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related fields 
  • 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. 

 

Reports to: the Financial Controller

 

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 1,200,000+ 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 near the White House, McPherson Square Metrorail station, bus stops and Capital Bikeshare racks. 

 

How to apply:

Please send your resume to resumes@fastcase.com.

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