Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Accounting Systems Assistant

US-NY-New York
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Key relationships include:

  • Director of Finance
  • Financial Reporting Group
  • IT Programmer Group
  • New York Accounts Payable Department
  • New York Payroll Department
  • New York Billing Department
  • Accounting and Billing staff in other offices



  • Billing Rate Management System (BRMS), including activities related to: standard and exception billing rates for timekeepers, clients and matters.
  • Personal Charge System (PCS), including activities related to personal charge invoice generation, support for employee inquiries, personal matter maintenance.
  • Monthly data balancing and reconciliations of ledger to sub ledger activity
  • Participate in month-end and year-end closing activities
  • Ad-hoc data analysis
  • On demand report requests
  • Participation in systems upgrades including: the development of regression test procedures, regression testing, data validation and related documentation.
  • Develop improvements to existing processes
  • Back-up for Accounting Systems Operations team as needed (e.g., Billing reversals,VOM reconciliation, etc)
  • Working within the team to achieve agreed upon deadlines


  • Proficient knowledge of Elite/Aderant systems and related suite of financial applications is preferred
  • Aptitude for learning new software and procedures
  • Ability to perform data analysis and report generation
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service attitude
  • Good writing and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word


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