Staff Accountant / Sales Ledger / Accounts Receivable

Remote - Europe - Full time, Independent Contractor 

A well-established and growing international law firm is looking for a Staff Accountant to support our growing team. Sterlington was founded by a senior partner from a large NY-based law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates work remotely.  Our clients include private equity and other investment funds, multi-billion-dollar family offices, public and private companies, investment banks, high net worth individuals, and startups.

The Role 

The Staff Accountant must be able to work independently and as a part of an international team working across different time zones, with good organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as adapt to a fast-paced environment.
We are seeking a candidate who is able to work well remotely as an Independent Contractor, with a reliable internet connection.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation and sending of invoices and provide invoice analysis
  • Responsible for recording AR transactions and maintenance
  • Tracking client payments and regular collections, following up per the firm policy
  • Provide support with payroll preparation and book-keeping
  • Researching and resolving account discrepancies
  • Account reconciliation and general ledger management
  • Monthly update of expense receipts / invoices in shared folders
  • Generating reports and statements for internal use
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Strive consistent process improvements and increased efficiency
  • Answer team member and client queries
  • Provide time to time weekend coverage on an on-call basis.

Education and Experience Requirements 


  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Prior Accounts Receivable and Payroll experience
  • Associate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks


  • A track record of working across multinational corporations highly preferred
  • On-shore US work experience would be beneficial
  • Experience working for a Law Firm or Professional Services Company preferred
  • Experience with the Zoho environment a plus.


  • Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important projects
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required
  • Comfortable working in a flexible work environment
  • Attention to detail.

Sterlington is a 100% international virtual law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates may work from anywhere.

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