McGuireWoods LLP

  • Staff Accountant

    Category Accounting & Finance
    Job Location
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods has an opportunity for a self-starting, detail oriented individual to join its Accounting team as a Staff Accountant in Richmond, VA. The candidate most closely-aligned with the role will have experience reconciling bank and other general ledger accounts, creating/entering journal entries, and consider themselves an advanced Excel user.


    McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


    • Performs monthly account reconciliations for moderately complex accounts. 
    • Analyzes general ledger fluctuations and researches discrepancies. 
    • Performs specialized accounting functions to support the Firm’s fiduciary responsibilities to its clients. 
    • Plays a major role in monthly close processes including the preparation of journal entries and related audit trail support. 
    • Reconciles and monitors the majority of the firm’s cash accounts. 
    • Records intercompany cash receipts. 
    • Performs accounting duties for one or more of the international offices. 


    • Requires Bachelor’s degree in accounting and one to two years of experience.
    • CPA or CPA candidate.
    • Functional knowledge of Excel and accounting applications.
    • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects.

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