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Staff Accountant

Job Details

New Jersey Office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. - Bridgewater, NJ
Full Time
4 Year Degree


The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. in Bridgewater, New Jersey has an immediate need for a full-time Staff Accountant to join the team.

The candidates should have 4 years of accounting experience. The position provides the opportunity to work both independently and as part of our team. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.


  • Prepare and record monthly general ledger journal entries
  • Import new client matter forms into accounting software
  • Create and maintain timekeeper profiles and rates
  • Reconcile month end including firm bank statements.
  • Prepare income statements, balance sheet, compensation, and other financial reports
  • Assist with billing functions as needed
  • Understand functionality of all office equipment and systems
  • Attend educational workshops, joining professional associations, building networks with fellow professional, and reviewing of industry publications to understand best industry practices


  • College degree in accounting, business, or related discipline; or relevant accounting experience in a professional services firm
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of accounting software
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, adaptability, and professional maturity
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and stressful environment
  • Ability to communicate with personnel at all levels
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and accounting software

To be considered for this position please fill out and submit the online application along with your cover letter and resume.

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