Accounting Manager

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 600 attorneys and over 1,000 total on our team, 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 Minneapolis office.

We are seeking an Accounting Manager with 2-5 years’ experience to support our Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis offices, primarily billing and A/P personnel. 
  • Serve as day-to-day accounting department contact for the Minneapolis offices.  
  • 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 Minneapolis 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 apply here.


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.