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 leading the Accounts Receivable and assisting with the Accounts Payable processes ensuring timely and accurate completion. The position is also responsible for daily cash entries, account reconciliation and variance analysis. The successful candidate will be assisting the Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager with the preparation of monthly financial analysis, month end close, annual audits, completion of tax returns and other compliance measures.

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:

  • Pay vendor invoices in accordance with department policies and deadlines, ensuring timely and accurate completion.
  • Lead all aspects of Billing/Accounts Receivable function by processing and billing customers in accordance with department policies and deadlines, ensuring timely and accurate completion.
  • Responsible for all collection, reconciliation and reporting related to the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions.
  • Acquire and maintain vendor and customer supporting documentation including W-9 forms, sales tax exemption forms, etc.
  • Manage the cash application process to ensure timely reporting of customer accounts
  • Ensure active engagement with internal sales and external client to optimize cash receipts, and minimize AR aging profile and bad debt expense
  • Assists in month-end close as directed by Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager, including but not limited to A/P, A/R, bank reconciliation, general ledger management and account sheet reconciliations
  • Other ad hoc projects as needed such as bank RFPs, vendor payment method optimization and Accounts Payable and Billing automation


  • A bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of Accounting or related experience
  • CPA a plus
  • Proficient in Word and Excel (basic formulas, v-lookups, and pivot tables)
  • 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
  • Ability to generate new ideas and think independently
  • Demonstrated ethical behavior to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive and confidential material
  • Experience with NetSuite and Salesforce (month-end close, receivables) a plus

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.


Director of International Sales

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.


Business Analyst

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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