Accounting Specialist

Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins and Mott L.L.P. Houston, TX
An entry level position, the Accounting specialist provides a variety of accounting support services with the Firm, and assisting in related financial accounting, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and other balance sheet accounting.

Essential Job Functions:

Functions contain but are not limited to:

* Contribute to maintenance of accounting data and provide support as needed to finance department.

* Manage various forms of accounting data, such as that related to accounts payable and accounts receivable.

* Provide accounting support with needed reconciliations, Journal entries, and analysis

* Develop and maintain Financial or accounting reports

* Bank reconciliations

* Develop and maintain reports and files on asset and liability account balances.

* Maintains special logs or records and balances and reconciles internal accounts or records; verifies accuracy and completeness and makes necessary adjustments.

* Filing and documentation.

* Other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirement

* 0 to 3 years' experience in an accounting function

* Knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures that is reflective of the financial services industry.

* Proven, solid Excel skills and exposure to automated accounting systems

* Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and budgeting practices.

* Skill in maintaining and reconciling accounting and financial records.

* Skill in both verbal and written communication.

* Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus

* Law Firm or Partnership experience a plus

Education Requirement:

* BA/BS in Accounting or Finance.


* Interpersonal Skills

* Business skills

* Analytical Skills

* Communication skills

* Problem solving skills

* Agility

* Independent thinker

* Internal customer focus

Work Environment:

This position requires an employee to be in an office environment as well as exposed to outside elements. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, speak and hear. The employee is required to stand, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms; the employee may be required, on occasion, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to travel by car. Job may require overtime on occasion.

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