May 17, 2022
Stroock, an AmLaw firm with nearly 300 attorneys nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Fiduciary Accountant/Paralegal in its Personal Client Services department. The Fiduciary Accountant is responsible for handling all aspects of trust and estate administration and tax preparations and filings.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Education, Skills and Experience:
The job of Fiduciary Accountant requires a four year college degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a complex trust and estate practice at a law firm, CPA firm or bank. A concentration or advance degree in accounting is generally required (although law school coursework can serve to satisfy this as well) and a CPA license is beneficial. The job requires in-depth experience in all aspects of Estate administration, Estate accountings and tax filings; plus strong communication skills. The Fiduciary Accountant must be able to successfully interface with Firm clients, partners and associates as well as attorneys and professionals from other law firms, companies, foundations, etc. In addition, the role requires advanced knowledge of Excel and other software applications used in Estate planning and tax preparation. Because work is frequently done with tight deadlines, the PCS Fiduciary Accountant must consistently produce an accurate work product while managing simultaneous projects and working independently to prioritize and complete tasks on-time.
Must present proof of being fully vaccinated, including a booster shot against COVID-19. Accommodation for non-vaccination is subject to a bona fide medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief. Furthermore, the accommodation cannot cause Stroock an undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace and the candidate who requested the accommodation.