25 days old

General Ledger Analyst I

Wheeling, WV 26003

Are you a self-starter and have a high level of initiative and drive? Do you love working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams and have 1-2 years of accounting experience? This may be the position for you.

Orrick currently has an opening for an entry level General Ledger Analyst I in our Global Operations & Innovation Center ("GOIC") in Wheeling, WV.

Our GOIC in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm. Our GOIC location is within commuting distance of the greater Pittsburgh area and Ohio Valley, including: Pittsburgh, Carnegie, Moon, Robinson, Cranberry, Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park, Southpointe, Bridgeville, McKees Rocks, Upper St. Clair, McMurray, Canonsburg and Washington; St. Clairsville, New Martinsville, Cambridge and the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.

What Will You Do? As a General Ledger ("GL") Analyst I, you will work under the direction of the General Ledger Manager and in collaboration with the GL / Finance Teams to maintain the integrity of the firm's financial accounts. In this role, you will act as a liaison with accounting staff in the domestic and international offices.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all domestic and international office accounting. Act as liaison with accounting staff in those offices.

  • Daily fixed asset maintenance.

  • Responsible for the daily cash management, including wiring, borrowing, balancing to the bank and determining the daily cash position of the firm.

  • Daily trust and escrow activities.

  • Daily and/or monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger and balance sheet accounts.

  • Preparation of journal entries.

  • Responsible for assisting with year-end audit request.

  • Other special projects, research, and duties, as required.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
  • One to two years of experience in an accounting position required.

  • Working knowledge of GAAP, systems, practices, controls and procedures is preferred.
  • Proficiency in using computerized general ledger systems (CMS) is required.

  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications with advanced Excel and Word skills is required. Have experience with operating in a Windows environment.

  • Detail oriented and have the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines and have flexibility with shifting priorities.

  • Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment and can respond with quick and accurate results.

  • Established strength in working independently as well as part of a team.

  • Excellent customer service experience required.
Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice, we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team-oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-03-13

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General Ledger Analyst I

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Wheeling, WV 26003

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