Staff Accountant

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with more than 875 attorneys and approximately 1,500 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.

The Position

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to support the Accounting team in the Cincinnati office.  All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares accounting records and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department.
  • Maintains the general ledger and performs the firm’s month end balance sheet reconciliation process; including input of entries and research and correction of account discrepancies.
  • Assists with preparation and tracking of all tax liabilities for the firm.
  • Analyzes and reconciles bank statements.
  • Creates and maintains internal control processes for accounting functions.
  • Documents and ensures proper keeping of financial records making use of current technologies.
  • Responsible for special projects, ad hoc financial analysis and other departmental duties as assigned.
  • Evaluates current processes for improvement/efficiency and makes recommendations accordingly.


  • General knowledge of accounting and Microsoft Office products.
  • Basic math skills to analyze figures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking prioritizing and organizational skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or three to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • CPA preferred.

Interested candidates may apply here.

Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.