We are looking for a Legal Bookkeeper to work in the San Diego area. Requires a high school diploma. An associate degree in bookkeeping/accounting is desirable.  Experience as a full charge bookkeeper, in accounting, law firm billing and QuickBooks software as well as experience in a law or other professional service firm environment is a plus.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Perform all bookkeeping functions
  • Performs all client billing functions and other accounts receivable functions
  • Pay vendor bills and manage accounts payable.
  • Perform all data entry of cash receipts and client costs in billing and accounting systems.
  • Perform all data entry of cash receipts and disbursements for the IOLTA trust account in the accounting systems.
  • Process credit card transactions.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Work up and make bank deposits for the operating and IOLTA accounts.
  • Handle payroll.
  • Handle Insurance
  • Provide all required financial reports to the firm owner on a monthly basis.
  • Coordination with the firm’s accountants.
  • Management and oversight of the billing and accounting systems.

Skills may include but not limited to:

  • Experience in a law firm billing or other professional service firm is desirable.
  • Must possess strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Professional appearance and manner.
  • Proficient with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team oriented environment.
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