Accounting Manager

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 475 attorneys and 800 employees firm-wide, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

We are looking for an energetic, customer-service focused Accounting Manager with experience to join our team in Taft’s Indianapolis office.

We are seeking an Accounting Manager with 2-5 years’ experience to support our Indianapolis office. Accounting Managers serve clients by providing accounting support to attorneys. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide onsite supervision for the accounting team based in the Indianapolis office, primarily billing and A/P personnel. 
  • Serve as day-to-day accounting department contact for the Indianapolis office.  
  • Assist attorneys in researching and resolving billing issues as they arise.
  • Provide support for the annual budget process.
  • Assist with forecasting and analysis of various expenses.
  • Assist with annual and monthly general ledger budget management of accounts by office and practice group. 
  • Assist with bank account and general ledger account reconciliations as needed.
  • Assist with preparation of schedules for annual Firm financial statement review by CPA firm.
  • Prepare, process and generate routine and special reports for distribution as needed.
  • Ensure consistent application of Firm policies and procedures in the Indianapolis office.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as indicated by the work.

Requirements:

  • Ability to handle highly confidential information.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Ability to recognize, research and resolve complex billing and A/P issues.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Courteous interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with and follow oral and written instructions from clients, Firm members, vendors and court personnel.
  • Strong problem-solving and reasoning skills.  Mathematical competence with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs. QuickBooks knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in public accounting a plus.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.


Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.