Reporting to the Briefly Legal Support (“Briefly”) Controller, the Senior Accountant will serve as the right-hand support to the Controller to support all things Briefly-accounting related. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate accounting entries, compliance with regulations, and contributing data and analysis to financial decision-making. Must have a working knowledge of general ledger accounts, intercompany reconciliations, and consolidated financial statements. Must have experience with annual external financial audit. This is a fully remote position.

What you will do

General Ledger Management:

  • Oversee the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Routinely reconcile all balance sheet accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Work in partnership with Controller and CFO to ensure accurate financial and cash flow forecasts.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and projections.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Provide insightful variance analysis and explanations for financial performance.

Compliance and Auditing:

  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulations, and company policies.
  • Assist in coordinating external annual audits and providing necessary documentation.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Streamline financial reporting processes to meet evolving business needs.

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct detailed financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Provide recommendations for cost reduction and revenue enhancement.

Key Qualifications

  • Four years’ experience and a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Intermediate level understanding of current US GAAP accounting.
  • CPA certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in Sage Intacct accounting software strongly preferred.
  • Highly proficient in Excel.
  • Work experience in professional or legal services industry is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks assigned, while ensuring the accuracy of work and completion within designated deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Exhibit good decision-making skills and be a strong contributor to the accomplishment of goals and priorities.
  • Be open to change to improve processes, strengthen controls and gain efficiencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Briefly Culture

  • Dynamic remote work environment with self-driving team members
  • Promotes teamwork and collaboration to resolve issues while making calculated changes
  • Ownership and growth mentality
  • Positive, can do / how can I help attitude
  • Empathy for team and our supported attorneys

Briefly anticipates the base salary to range from $70,000 to $80,000 and will depend on current market data and the candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described based on several factors.

At Briefly, we believe a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion is integral to hiring exceptional people and creating enduring businesses. To inspire growth at our firm and throughout our portfolio, we strive to create an organization where every individual is celebrated, heard, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential. We will continuously look for ways to improve and evolve in our ever-changing world and we are committed to ensuring Briefly is one of the best places to work for all by creating diverse teams, strengthening our culture of inclusion, and giving everyone an equitable opportunity to succeed.

Briefly is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.


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Posted on:

March 22, 2024

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United States

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$70,000/yr - $80,000/yr

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