Details for BOOKKEEPER Excellent bookkeeper and legal billing specialist sought for busy
BOOKKEEPER Excellent bookkeeper and legal billing specialist sought for busy Central Minnesota law practice based in Hutchinson and Olivia. Our ideal candidate has law firm experience and understands the essential financial functions and projects of a law firm. They will be able to think critically and proactively anticipate and resolve issues. In collaboration with firm lawyers, the candidate willhelp us be more efficient by anticipating important issues, conflicts or deadlines. Our ideal candidate will be well organized and comfortable dealing with financial data. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliations in ProLaw and QuickBooks and processing payroll and conducting other tasks related to finance. They should be excellent at recording data and have an ability to produce clear and concise financial reports. Bookkeeping Responsibilities Entries and reconciliations for multiple general ledger accounts in ProLaw. Entries and reconciliations for the firm credit card accounts. Prepare bi-weekly Payroll in QuickBooks. Maintain firm QuickBooks accounts. Maintain a financial filing system. Work with the accounting partner to get the Operating and Trust accounts balanced monthly. Coordinate partner draws. AR & AP Responsibilities Create and process all invoices for the firm. Maintain and reconcile office bank accounts and track client payments with billing software (ProLaw). Maintain and reconcile the firm trust accounts and process retainer refunds. Review and coordinate payment of invoices and vendors. Manage our vendor relationships and work on streamlining and optimizing costs. Provide monthly reports for attorneys. Provide accounts receivable report at the conclusion of each monthly invoicing, and work with attorneys and clients to follow-up and get paid Create and track collection letters to the clients, and develop client rapport. Qualifications At least 3-5 years experience working as a bookkeeper preferred. Commitment to customer service and ability to problem solve. Timely response to deadlines, and ability to handle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. Desire to learn and grow professionally. QuickBooks or other accounting software experience required. Microsoft Office experience in Word, Outlook, and Excel preferred. ProLaw and law firm-related timekeeping software a plus. Our firm values responsibility, teamwork and collaboration, communication, integrity and innovation. We are looking for a candidate that is warm and capable of building connections and trust with their co-workers and our clients, and someone who exhibits a naturally positive attitude. This is not solely a back-office position, answering phones and effective problem-solving client communication will be a regular duty and the candidate should be warm and confident when interacting with clients. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Chris Kleiman, Kraft Walser Law Office, PLLP, 131 South Main Street, Hutchinson, MN 55350 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.