McDermott Will & Emery is a leading global law firm helping to propel the success of today’s most respected, dynamic, and important organizations. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve. Pride and determination abound here because every member of our team is respected, supported, and inspired to exceed. We have been recognized as a top firm to work by The American Lawyer, Working Mother Magazine, Vault, and the Human Rights Campaign for both lawyers and business professionals.

As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients, and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a professional. From our competitive compensation, top benefits and award-winning professional development programs to industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and career so you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.

As an Accounting Systems Operator you will:

  • Monitor time-cost inquiry mailbox and process requests for time/costs adjustments
  • Administer the Firm’s late time program
  • Review, maintain and process changes to the timekeeper database
  • Maintain client/matter changes and updates
  • Process daily/weekly/monthly cost uploads and create and distribute monthly reports
  • Update client disbursements as needed and scan images
  • Provide back up for client cost charges as requested for billing
  • Process payroll and G/L imports
  • Reconcile G/L suspense account
  • Monitor/Resolve Help Desk tickets assigned to Financial Applications group
  • Update, prepare and distribute month-end reports and special reports upon request

Job Specifications:

  • At least four (4) years of related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Aderant software and automated accounting systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours