Accounting Manager - Banner Witcoff

Heather Kurey

Accounting Manager - Banner Witcoff

Accounting Manager


Banner & Witcoff’s Washington, DC office is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager to oversee the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions, manage the month end accounting close process, and supervise the daily activities and work flow of the accounting staff.

Job Requirements:


  • BS in Accounting
  • CPA certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Effective and professional level communication skills (written and oral), in order to effectively communicate with attorneys, staff, clients, and vendors
  • Ability to handle confidential information, and proven trustworthiness
  • Law firm or professional services environment accounting experience required
  • Aderant Expert accounting software experience strongly preferred



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Accounts Payable


  • Maintain internal controls over funds
  • Monitor set-up of new vendors
  • Code vendor invoices for processing
  • Review vendor statements for missing invoices
  • Review and authorize payments to domestic and foreign vendors
  • Review and approve expense reimbursements to employees
  • Prepare letters for purchase of foreign currency
  • Reconcile petty cash
  • Review payments for proper sales or use tax allocation
  • Review and correct general ledger postings
  • Ensure client disbursements such as USPTO charges and legal research are recorded timely
  • Research and approve client credits to be refunded
  • Act as administrator of the Firm’s credit card program
  • Prepare year-end Form 1099s
  • Prepare annual Unclaimed Property return
  • Prepare annual audit schedules


Accounts Receivable


  • Ensure client receipts are accurately recorded
  • Oversee collection process
  • Monitor and reconcile outstanding client account balances
  • Interact with billing staff, attorneys, Controller, and Executive Director to resolve collection issues
  • Work with outside collections agency on delinquent client accounts
  • Process credit card payments
  • Approve and record write-offs
  • Complete client audit letters
  • Prepare monthly report of outstanding client accounts for Board review
  • Prepare year-end analysis of expected cash receipts
  • Prepare annual audit schedules
  • Special projects as assigned



Banner Witcoff offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a 35-hour work week (overtime as necessary), business-casual attire, and a friendly office environment. This is a full-time in office position (not eligible for remote work). Interested candidates should apply online by sending a resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Banner Witcoff is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. The Firm will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, legal citizenship or any other status protected by law. 


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