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CONTRACT | Finance Account Specialist

companyConsilio - Enterprise Talent Solutions
locationWashington, DC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

LOD is actively seeking a contract Finance Account Specialist for an assignment with a law firm client. This role will be fully on site in Washington, DC and will pay a maximum of $35/hour. This assignment will last 3-6 months.


The Finance Accounts Specialist is one of the points of contact for accounting and finance needs of the firm. This role will prepare and/or review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations for accuracy and completion. This position reports to the Assistant Controller and supervises one staff member. The ideal candidate should have strong analytical skills to manage large amounts of data, be a problem solver, able to identify areas of improvement along with providing suggested solutions.


  • Perform assigned monthly closing process in a timely fashion and ensure accuracy under US GAAP
  • Construct, manage and review monthly journal entries prepared by other team members
  • Partner with other department team leads to record financial activities and respond to inquiries
  • Prepare and/or review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Research reconciling items and communicate with appropriate personnel the steps necessary to clear reconciliations
  • Complete a financial statement analytics and provide reports as needed to support departmental needs
  • Review financial statement reports for distribution to budget holders, facilitate meetings to discuss financial results, cost analyses and provide recommendations
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationships with budget holders to assemble and assist with preparation of budgets and projections
  • Partner with Finance Systems Team to manage systems and improve workflows
  • Manage employee performance and provide coaching/training
  • Prepare recurring and ad hoc reports and analysis as required
  • Approve and oversee the creation of new general ledger accounts
  • Assist with year end and tax audits
  • Support all day-to-day accounting functions and special projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required.
  • At least one year in Accounting
  • Experience in Accounting and Financial reporting software. 3e, Chrome River, Onestream is a plus
  • Advance in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and work well with stakeholders
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong work ethic and eagerness to produce high quality results


Core hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with one hour for lunch.

LOD offers non-attorney flexible talent placement rates that range from $15 to $100 per hour depending upon experience level and specific skills requested by the client, the candidate’s general skill set, applicability of candidate skill set to client need, client budget, number of hours requested, and other factors. A specific rate of pay for a project will be discussed with you if it is determined that you are a potential fit for a role.

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