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DLA Piper Sr Financial Accountant - (Hybrid Remote Work) in Boston, Massachusetts

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center ( .

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 Sr Financial Accountant, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Baltimore office and offers a hybrid remote work opportunity.

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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • 3 years experience in a financial/accountant

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel

  • Strong analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles, including cash basis versus accrual basis accounting, partnership versus corporate accounting, and tax issues

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

Preferred Requirements:

  • Licensed CPA

What will your day look like?

Your typical day will be spent working with a talented group of Accounting professionals, including senior leaders of the Accounting department. You will also have exposure to professionals outside of the Accounting department, including Real Estate Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, and various others. You will research, analyze, prepare account reconciliations, and assists with audit requirements. This position assists with special projects as assigned by senior management.

You will reconcile general ledger account balances on a monthly basis to ensure completeness and accuracy, analyze financial information and explain variances, and assists with the interpretation of data. You will assist with the monthly close processes, including preparation of journal entries, prepare year-end audit and tax schedules, and works closely with the external auditors. Additionally, you will assist with accounting operations for international entities. You will assist with various tax requirements, including sales and use tax filings, personal property tax filings, and other business tax filings. You will prepare reports for senior management to support business decision-making, and participate in system upgrades and enhancements.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (

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.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Accounting

Organization: Accounting

Title: Sr Financial Accountant - (Hybrid Remote Work)

Location: Maryland-Baltimore

Requisition ID: 21000597

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