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Latitude, Inc. Senior Staff Accountant in Tampa, Florida

Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior Staff Accountant who will be responsible for a variety of accounting functions relating to statutory compliance, payroll, account reconciliations and reporting.

The successful candidate must possess exceptional communication skills both written and oral, be able to multi-task in a high paced environment and be highly detail oriented.

Our Finance Team

The Global Finance team is led by the Firm's CFO, and is made up of approximately 280 team members around the world. Committed to our 2020 strategy for profitable growth, our core functions include billing and collecting Firm invoices, statutory accounting for the Firm and for individual offices, creating and distributing management reports, processing payments to vendors or reimbursements to employees and managing for our people. Together, we work seamlessly across our network of offices and countries where we operate. Ours is a multicultural, diverse and supportive team, where everyone?s contribution is welcome and where we share a mutual ambition to achieve our goals and take the Firm from strength to strength.

Our team?s remit includes partner compensation and the maintenance of partner equity accounts; strategic procurement of vendor services; global tax strategies; inventory management, and finally analysis of the profitability of clients, matters and groups of timekeeper. We work with partners and with other business services groups to establish hourly billing rates as well as client-specific fee arrangements. Our Treasury team is responsible for global cash management, foreign currencies and hedging.

In consultation with Firm leaders, we set annual global revenue and expense budgets across Regional Sections and offices, including legal and business service departments. The team continuously reviews expenditures throughout the year to ensure that the Firm's resources are being used efficiently.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • Monthly GL reconciliations

  • Payroll reconciliations

  • Ad-hoc accounting analysis: expenditure analysis, GL account analysis

  • Assistance with analysis of statutory accounts and audit files and schedules

  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts

  • Review of variance analysis on the management accounts

  • Liaising with the global finance teams, as appropriate

  • Other reasonable duties as the business requires.


  • Communicate with and respond to project requests in a timely, courteous and professional Bachelor?s degree

  • 5 ? 10 years of law firm experience preferred

  • Ability to multi-task and work-well in high paced environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent communication skills ? written and oral

  • Exceptional determination, self-motivation and interpersonal skills and resolve

  • Experience of Elite 3E is advantageous

Location and Reporting

This is role based in Tampa, Florida

This role will report to the Financial Accounting Manager