Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Accounting Systems Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    Reports to:
     Accounting Systems Manager


    Key relationships include:

    • 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, 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
    • 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


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related field, Information System courses preferred
    • 1-2 years of relevant experience
    • Proficient Knowledge of Elite or Aderant systems and related suite of financial applications
    • 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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