Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day Litera Microsystems' Accounting Functions. This position will be responsible for the monthly close process as well as assisting the accounting manager in ad hoc projects and requests. The Senior Accountant will review the work of the staff accountant. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, supporting financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and budget and forecast activities. The Senior Accountant will have contact with multiple departments which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

What It Takes:

  • Relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Attention to detail
  • Quick thinking
  • Strong initiative, drive and self-direction
  • Proficiency at juggling multiple tasks
  • Being comfortable in a fast-moving and quickly-changing environment
  • Partnering with others to accomplish goals
  • Strong integrity in work and in interpersonal communication
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the general ledger, monthly close process and all associated reporting requirements, ensuring timeliness and accuracy, such as journal entries, revenue recognition,
  • Lead the Treasury function in accordance with company policies and procedures. Provide timely & accurate bank covenant reporting, ensure appropriate controls and maintain target levels of liquidity.
  • Support all Tax & Regulatory/Compliance issues at federal, state and local levels such as timely & accurate filings and reporting, ensuring and improving GAAP compliance, payroll/property/sales tax collection & documentation and W-9 compliance.
  • Collaborate with Finance team on monthly forecast and annual strategic planning and budget processes and all associated reporting requirements
  • Implement and maintain best in class systems and processes to ensure an efficient and effective Accounting team
  • Builds solid relationships within finance and with their business partners, providing sound financial advice to help the company achieve its objectives
  • Lead ad hoc projects as needed such as implementation of ASC 606, M&A pipeline due diligence, and integration of acquisitions into the company


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting; CPA required
  • 2-6 years of accounting experience demonstrating increasing responsibility
  • Experience with high growth software company and/or private equity ownership a plus
  • General ledger and other accounting systems experience required

Who We Are:

Litera Microsystems is the leading provider of software for drafting, proofreading, comparing, repairing and cleaning documents in the legal and life sciences industries worldwide. Our core products empower users to generate, review, and distribute high-quality content quickly and securely, from any device. Today, Litera Microsystems supports thousands of document-intensive organizations across the globe, helping them satisfy the complex demands of clients and regulators.

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Technology we use

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Our office in Riverside Plaza looks over the river, is close to several train and bus stops and a short walk away from restaurants downtown.

An Insider's view of Litera Microsystems

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our culture is heavily focused on collaboration and growth, and everyone is approachable, from the CEO right through to the developers. Though I'm in sales, I regularly speak with our customer success, product, and marketing teams.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

The best part of working here has been the opportunity to grow and learn. I started when I was 23 and have had many different roles and responsibilities on my journey with the company.


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What is your vision for the company?

At Litera Microsystems, we know that a great culture emerges from the people you hire. We hire the best and brightest, and take pride in taking care of our employees who in return, take care of us and our clients.


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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

I'm inspired by the talented group of people I work with. One of the many benefits of working with a small company is that everyone has a direct impact on the outcome of our business. There is a sense of pride and ownership.


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What are Litera Microsystems Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our benefits package goes beyond health insurance, PTO and 401ks. We provide our employees with plenty of opportunities for volunteering, flexible work hours, options to occasionally work from home, snacks in the kitchen and group happy hours.

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