Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP., is a large AmLaw 200 law firm with 23 offices nationwide seeking a Trust Accountant in our Miami Office. The person in this position will manage all Miami Trust Accounts and will report to the Accounting Manager in Chicago as well as the Office Manager in Miami.
Job Responsibilities:The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
daily trust account deposits and disbursements
record all transactions in Accounting software
ensure strict compliance with Firm trust account guidelines and Florida Bar rules governing IOTA accounts
bank and matter reconciliations
research and assist clients with questions on their accounts
coordinate with attorneys, clients, paralegals, secretaries, the accounting department and bank personnel as needed to ensure that transactions are accurately performed in a timely manner
Law Firm trust accounting experience required
Accounting degree preferred
intermediate or advanced Excel skills
experience in Accounting software programs, preferably Aderant (fka CMS) a plus
basic knowledge of real estate transactions
experience working with a variety of bank accounts - trust accounts, sub accounts, interest bearing accounts, and restricted accounts
ability to work under pressure and remain focused to meet tight deadlines
tactful communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
inquisitive problem solver with the ability to exercise independent judgment
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, provides its employees with highly competitive salaries and benefits, a generous paid time-off policy, pension plan and a 401K plan. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their achievements through annual performance evaluations and salary reviews. The Firm encourages ongoing personal development and supports a healthy work/life balance.
Hinshaw is an EEO/AA employer.
Hinshaw & Culbertson - 18 months ago