Staff Accountant at Litera Microsystems

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We are looking for a sharp, driven Staff Accountant who has a passion for technology and working with people to solve problems. We are a fast-paced, growing company with heaps of opportunities for learning.
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant, Controller, and CFO with the preparation of monthly financial analysis reports, developing and maintaining department budgets and generating cost reports. The successful candidate will also collect pertinent information for third party audits, oversee financial reporting and operations, and will be the first point of contact for accounting issues.

What It Takes:

  • Relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Attention to detail
  • Quick thinking
  • Strong initiative, drive and self-direction
  • 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:

  • Assists in month-end close as directed by Senior Accountant and Controller, including account reconciliations and other month-end close duties as assigned
  • Records a variety of daily journal entry activity timely and accurately, including; accruals, capital expenditures, vendor invoices, expense reports, payroll, etc.
  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to posting and payment
  • Acquires and maintains vendor and customer supporting documentation, including W-9 forms, sales tax exemption forms, etc.
  • Processes vendor payments on a weekly basis via checks, ACHs, and wires
  • Helps with sales tax filings and reviews feed between Avalara and NetSuite
  • Supports stakeholders (employees, vendors, etc.) by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services
  • Follows established and evolving procedures and makes recommendations to improve efficiencies, processes, and systems
  • Maintains electronic and physical filing systems and makes recommendations to foster organization and efficient work flows
  • Performs other duties assigned, including assisting with annual audits and other compliance activities


  • A bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of Accounting or related experience
  • Proficient in Word and Excel (basic formulas, vlookups, and pivot tables)
  • Experience with NetSuite (month-end close, receivables, payables)
  • CPA and/or CGMA a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of accounting terminology and practices
  • Robust organizational and analytical skills
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to compare data from a variety of sources for accuracy and completeness and detect errors
  • Competency to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ethical behavior to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive and confidential material
  • Skill to read and understand technical forms and financial reports

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

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen


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.


Senior Consultant

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.


VP of Human Resources

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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