Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Administrative, Clerical, Support Services, Legal
DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.
If you are a highly talented financial accountant, we want to hear from you!
This position is located in the Baltimore – Mt. Washington office and relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.
The Accounting team is a collaborative and talented team of finance and accounting professionals who help the firm make business decisions by providing accurate and actionable financial information.
The team ensures the accuracy of the firm’s financial records and provides insight and recommendations on the financial position of the firm to senior leadership.
The Accounting department is a fast-paced environment. Our expectations and goals are high, and so is the level of teamwork: when it comes to meeting goals, we take an all-hands-on-deck approach. We also offer the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects, outside of the cyclical accounting routine, that will challenge and provide career growth.
What will your day look like? Your typical day will be spent assisting with general ledger analysis reconciling numerous bank accounts, reporting and daily posting of journal entries and transactions via web reports. You will gather data to assist with annual operating budgets to provide a budget variance report for review. Additional duties include preparing annual audit and tax return schedules, and assisting with analysis and reporting of compensation. All data gathered will be condensed into final presentations and proposals for leadership meetings.
We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website
We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Agency applications will not be considered.
High School diploma
College course work in accounting and/or finance
2 years’ of prior accounting experience in a law firm environment or professional services environment
Basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices
Highly proficient in Excel databases, PowerPoint, Word and accounting software applications
Ability to work independently, multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
CPA qualified or actively working towards completion of CPA qualification
Good communication, interpersonal skills and diplomacy
Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize
Experience with accounting software, such as Elite
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.
We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions tha...t help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.
Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. We also advise governments and public sector bodies.