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Full Charge Bookkeeper│Staff Accountant

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is seeking a full-time, experienced Staff Accountant│Full Charge Bookkeeper to perform a wide variety of accounting duties. Candidates must have at least five (5) years demonstrated staff accounting/bookkeeping experience; preferably in a law firm environment.

The candidate must demonstrate experience with full-cycle accounting, handling all aspects of general ledger, A/P, A/R; journal entries, client billing, posting of client payments, bank reconciliations, financial statements, ad-hoc reporting, etc. Candidates should submit a detailed resume, references and salary requirements.


  • Perform a full array of law firm administrative and accounting functions such as client billing, trust accounting, bank reconciliations, journal entries, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Experience and ability to perform essential billing functions from preparing and distributing pre-bills to full cycle partner interaction.
  • Experience in all facets of managing client trust funds, to include posting incoming wires and deposits and disbursing funds (outgoing wires and checks).
  • Experience assisting with the monthly general ledger close, account analysis, bank and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Proven ability to effectively identify and solve problems, obtain, understand, and input data accurately and prepare timely and accurate reports.
  • Assist on projects as directed.
  • Exceptional understanding of Florida Bar Rules concerning client trust accounts.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in Aderant software a plus


  • Ability to meet competing deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills conducive to working with a wide range of personalities and levels through the organization
  • Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline-driven environment.
  • A consultative client service approach and ability to support the needs of our clients while protecting the rules governing IOTA accounts.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, organize and make decisions in the best interest of the client and the firm
  • Law Firm or Professional Services experience highly preferred.

Office Location:  Clearwater, FL

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Please submit resumes via the email below. Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

Rosa Nunez, SHRM-CP, HR Coordinator│Benefits Administrator

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