Karen Andrews Group
  • 01-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Other
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • $24.00+
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Paid Time-Off and 401(k) retirment program

Hooper Hathaway is a full-service law firm featuring a broad based commercial and litigation practice. Hooper Hathaway has deep roots in the Ann Arbor community and, along with its predecessor firms, has been in operation for more than 120 years. Hooper Hathaway's client-centric approach assesses the individual needs of each client to provide customized and cost-effective solutions. It services a broad-range of clients from billion-dollar companies to start-ups, individuals, and nearly everything in-between. The Hooper Hathaway building, a three-story building located at 126 South Main Street, has been a focal point of Main Street for almost 200 years.

Hooper Hathaway is seeking to add a part-time Bookkeeper to their team.

The Bookkeeper will be primarily responsible for providing support to firm leadership with overseeing and performance of all accounting and financial aspects of the office, including financial reports, accounting functions, billing and invoicing. In addition, the Bookkeeper will provide support to attorneys and staff with various billing, accounting and office functions as required.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Accurately record and manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions
  • Process checks for signature
  • Maintain the General Ledger
  • Maintain Payroll Records
  • Generate and distribute monthly financial, timekeeping and collections reports
  • Accurately allocate all revenue and expenses
  • Maintain and manage the checking and IOLTA client trust accounts, including monthly reconciliation of all bank statements
  • Maintain Accounts Payable and process vendor payments
  • Process Accounts Receivable, including invoicing clients
  • Perform journal entries and general ledger maintenance (including payroll journal entries)
  • Accurately track and process payroll and PTO
  • Coordinate with firm accountants regarding all outside accounting services
  • Coordinate the administration of employee benefit plans
  • Prepare and file monthly and quarterly tax reports
  • Maintain and monitor agreements with service providers and library
  • Research questions/issues as needed
  • Additional tasks that may be necessary from time to time

Competencies Include:

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience with Juris preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of Accounting and related Software: Uses all relevant software with ease; learns and refines skill with client's systems; keeps current with changes in technology and procedures.
  • Communication Skills:
    • Expresses themselves clearly and effectively; provides helpful and timely responses to attorneys, co-workers, vendors and clients.
    • Demonstrated professionalism in communications (verbal and written) with a diversity of individuals.
    • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential information and sensitive issues.
  • Punctuality and Attendance: Every employee of the firm relies on this position to accomplish their own work. Critical that the individual be punctual and present at work.
  • Attention to Detail:
    • Accomplishes tasks considering all aspects involved; follows through on each step and resolves any problems; accurately checks processes and results.
    • Must be able to follow instructions and adhere to existing processes and procedures, with ability to work independently with little supervision; ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Analysis and Problem Solving: Secures relevant information to identify key issues or problems and recommends viable solutions.
  • Team Player: Pitches in whenever necessary to keep organization running smoothly and help meet customers' needs. Assists with other projects as needed or assigned.
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