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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST - (Denver)

Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell
$65,000 - $75,000 per year

We are looking for a seasoned and enthusiastic accounting specialist to join our team. You will have the opportunity to contribute in a number of areas that support our accounting functions.

Why consider us?


We are a fast-growing national boutique law firm devoted exclusively to helping clients solve problems involving the nation's most complex and high-profile projects in infrastructure, environmental, conservation, real estate, land use, project delivery methods, airports, rail, transit, renewable energy, and tribal law. Founded in 2003 to provide an alternative to the business of law as usual, our Firm's focus remains on our colleagues as well as our clients. We believe that when you enjoy working with a great team, know that your contributions make a difference, and can pursue a fulfilling career without hindering personal life responsibilities and choices, your professional life can and should be more enjoyable and rewarding.


In this role, you will:

Be responsible for the entire lifecycle of accounts payables, including payment processing, coding, posting, reconciliation, and issue resolution. You will maintain the accuracy of accounting records for reliable reporting, auditing, issuing of 1099s, and Sales and Use tax.

Assist with client billing by generating accurate prebills, assisting with the editing process, and issuing completed bills to clients.

Respond to questions regarding client billing.

Participate in continuous quality improvement of Accounting functions, including further automation of accounting systems.

Assist with monthly general ledger closing process, reconciliation and reporting and possible payroll responsibilities.


You will excel in this role by:

Using your degree in accounting and levering your experience in a law firm accounting department

Thriving in a busy environment using your mindset for problem-solving and continuous improvement

Using your initiative, ability to meet deadlines, organize, prioritize and adjust to changing priorities

Having excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Being reliable in meeting deadlines and producing a high degree of accuracy in your work product


Job Type: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000 per year, commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account, STD, LTD, group term life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, sick time, parental leave, holiday pay. Firm will cover some public transportation costs.


Please be aware that Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell is an equal opportunity employer and will engage in the interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation is appropriate to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.


The Firm is actively committed to fostering the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, disability, marital status, military status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application process, please do not hesitate to reach out by emailing [email protected]

Job type
Full Time
Additional benefits
  • Vision
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings