Accounting Manager Law Firm


Washington, DC location near Farragut North & West Metro stops


Up to $150,000 and a bonus.


During the 90-day orientation/training period, you will be in the office 5 days a week, and after, you will go to a hybrid model of 4 days in and 1 day remote.


This fantastic large full-service national firm with 20+ offices throughout the US seeks an experienced law firm accounting manager to join their DC office.  You will manage and control the financial processes of the office while working closely with the Office Administrator, Office Managing Partner, and Firmwide Finance Department.




  • Manages all office financial accounting processes
  • Ensures proper accounting entries from financial activities.
  • Reconciliation of monthly financial statement accounts.
  • Administers all financial-related activities, including:
  • Billing – ensures all client invoices are sent out promptly and, assists in monitoring unbilled time and client disbursements. Meet with timekeepers as appropriate to resolve issues. Act as liaison between attorneys and clients to manage client billing inquiries.
  • Client Collections – works with attorneys, clients, Office Administrators, and collections teams to ensure outstanding invoices are properly collected.
  • Accounts Payable – ensure the proper approval and submission for payment of vendor payments on a timely basis after the goods or services have been received.
  • Employee Expense Reimbursements – ensures the proper review and approval of employee expense reimbursements and that the expense is adequately documented following IRS guidelines.
  • Trust Accounting – properly records trust accounting receipts, disbursements, and account reconciliations to comply with trust accounting rules as mandated by the local jurisdiction.
  • New Business Intake – works with the local secretarial staff and billing attorneys to ensure timely and efficient submission of new matter/client information to the New Business Intake Services team for the opening of a new matter.
  • Special Projects – leads or participates in a variety of special projects of a financial nature, as required.
  • Prepare the Washington, D.C. Office Budget:
  • Assists the Office Administrator and Firmwide Finance Department in the preparation of annual financial budgets for the office including revenue, operating expenses, and capital expenditures/leasehold improvements.
  • Monitors and manages the budget vs. actual.
  • Prepares monthly analysis of spending trends and variances.
  • Manages/supervises the Washington, D.C. office accounting staff:
  • Responsible for new hire orientations for all accounting and billing functions.
  • Monitors workflow and supervises work product to ensure accuracy.
  • Provides training and development for accounting staff.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities following the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Plans, assigns and directs work, evaluates performance of staff, addresses issues and resolves problems.




  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field with 5-10 years of progressively responsible work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with a law firm
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience with the skills necessary to organize, coordinate, and supervise staff.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Excel and with the Elite Financial Accounting System.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills that engage others; ability to follow through and maintain effective relationships with attorneys, clients, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.




The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD, life insurance, commuter benefits, 401k, 22 days PTO, all holidays, and so much more!