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Senior Accounting Manager

We are currently in search of a Senior Accounting Manager to become part of our team. This position will oversee the day-to-day operations of the accounting department and is expected to work closely with team members.  The Senior Accounting Manager will report directly to the CFO.

This is a leadership role in financial decision-making that will provide strategic financial input to the executive team. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial health of the firm.

This is a 100% remote position, with occasional travel (1 – 3 times a year) to our Orange County office. Qualified applicants must reside in California, Tennessee, or South Carolina.  Daily video and phone calls will be necessary.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all accounting operations including A/P, A/R, GL, and reporting.
  • Perform cash management function along with preparation of the statement of cashflow. Ensure cash flow is appropriate for firm’s operations.
  • Prepare and post journal entries and reconcile the bank accounts as needed.
  • Manage, motivate, reward, and mentor the accounting department. Provide guidance to the executive team on the resolution of financial matters.
  • Continuously improve operational excellence, analyze business processes, identify opportunities, and drive projects to eliminate waste and further improve people, processes, systems, and standardization.
  • Communicate with executive team regularly regarding the health and KPI status of the firm in both verbal and report form. Provide financial analysis support on a regular basis to the executive team.
  • Drive efficient customer billing and AR collections cycles to ensure proper cash flow. Provide reporting to executive team.
  • Ensure the accounting team maintains all internal controls and company files in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Regularly audit accounting team to ensure accuracy of accounts.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements and additional management reporting.
  • Manage month-end and year-end close process.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think outside the box.
  • Proven experience in managing an accounting department from a remote location.
  • Must maintain high professionalism and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and multitask while demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness in your work product.
  • Ability to take ownership of the process and results.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance is required.
  • Law Firm experience required.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and law firm billing software; SurePoint experience highly preferred Proficiency in legal billing and accounting applications; Rippe LMS WebTime a plus.


The annual base salary for this position starts at $120,000-$150,000 (Walsworth is not a lock-step firm. The exact amount of salary for this position is dependent on a variety of factors). In addition to base salary, Walsworth offers paid parental leave, paid sick time, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401k.

The Process:

If you are a qualified candidate looking for a cordial work environment, please submit your resume and cover letter, including salary requirement to Please be sure to include the title of the position in the subject line of the e-mail. Candidates meeting our requirements will be screened via phone, then asked to meet team members via Zoom.  A criminal background check will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment.