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Accounting Supervisor

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

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Job Description

Ledgent Finance and Accounting is looking for an Accounting Supervisor on a DirectHire basis. 

Position: Accounting Supervisor
Location: Palo Alto
Duration: Direct Hire
Pay: $110-120K/DOE

Please call 925.737.1818 and ask for Leslee Brazil to apply for this position. Or please send resume to

MUST HAVE's for Accounting Supervisor:
·         Experience in Law Firm is critical
·         Although this is a working manager type role - supervising responsibilities are secondary
·         Strong attention to detail  
·         Confidence to communication effectively with the attorney's regarding the bills - must have the personal touch as well.

Accounting Supervisor Job Overview:
·         Primarily provides high volume of billing and collections support to partners.
·         Coordinates client accounting activity for assigned partners and practice areas.
·         Responds to client requests.
·         Supervises the daily activity of department personnel and ensures operating needs are met.
·         Provides problem solving assistance and participates in large department projects.

Accounting Supervisor job duties:
·         Produces complex and detailed bills with attention to time edits and transfers, client Outside Counsel
·         Guidelines, and Special Billing Arrangements. Provides appropriate supporting documentation
·         including charts, time detail and disbursement backup.
·         Prepares electronic bills (E-bills) in compliance with client requirements and deadlines. Coordinates with E-billing group, partners and clients to resolve submission issues. Follows up promptly on rejections and adjustments.
·         Coordinates with multiple partners, clients, insurance carriers and third parties regarding bills and payments.
·         Performs complex, detailed analysis and reconciliation on billing, payments, fees and disbursements.
·         Conducts monthly review of partner investment reports.
·         Handles multiple complex billing and client analysis projects.
·         Communicates with internal and external clients in a manner that is professional, knowledgeable and reflective of the Firm's strategy with respect to billing outstanding amounts.

Accounting Supervisor Requirements:
*         Knowledge of Client Accounting best practices, trends and techniques
*         Demonstrates close attention to detail
*         Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
*         Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
*         Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team and acts as a role model for
*         Bachelor's degree
*         Minimum of three years client accounting (billing) and/or related financial experience in a law firm or professional services firm environment to include experience with Aderant or similar accounting software applications

Please call 925.737.1818 and ask for Leslee Brazil to apply for this position. Or please send resume to


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Palo Alto, CA
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:11/4/2019
  • Contact: Leslee Brazil (925) 737-1818
  • Pay Range: $110,000.00 - $120,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1906-60962