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Staff Accountant

Our fast-paced Personal Injury Law Firm in Columbia, SC, is growing and we are looking to hire an experienced, high-caliber, full-time Bookkeeper & Staff Accountant.

The Jeffcoat Firm is committed to helping everyday people in crisis, and CEO Michael Jeffcoat’s mission is to provide unmatched legal services to people in South Carolina. The employees of The Jeffcoat Firm are ambitious, resilient, self-starters with a passion for taking excellent care of clients and each other.

The Staff Accountant role will have a primary responsibility of maintaining Firm books and records as well as Trust compliance, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, Kim S. Jeffcoat. An ideal candidate will ensure compliance, efficiency, and exhibit excellent time management. We are looking for a reliable, trustworthy, intentional person who understands our financial goals and has imperative attention to detail.

As the Staff Accountant, you will:

Ensure the Firm and attorneys are in full compliance with the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct
Document and record transaction details in QuickBooks and Litify
Handle confidential financial reports
Fact checks accounting data for accuracy and completeness
Advise the CFO of accounting errors and inconsistencies
Track payroll data
Ensure compliance with trust agreements
Process accounts receivable/ payable in a timely manner
Maintain trust records


Immediately, you will:
Always do the right thing, not the easiest thing
Learn The Jeffcoat Firm processes and make appropriate suggestions where necessary
Have experience in Bookkeeping and be a self-starter, willing to follow directions
Maintain confidentiality and professionalism, exercising discretion when dealing with sensitive and high-level client and business matters
Be a welcome part of a lively office environment with teammates who genuinely care for one another

Pay: $25.00 – $30.00 an hour.

Work Location: In Person at 1333 Main Street, Suite 510, Columbia, SC 29201

Who We Are

The Jeffcoat Firm cares about continually enhancing our Employee Benefits Program, our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts, providing excellent legal services, and investing in the community we are a part of. From the very beginning, and throughout every phase, The Jeffcoat Firm has prioritized taking care of our clients and our team. We are determined to be the best law firm and employer out there. We always get better, work hard, refuse to allow roadblocks to get in our way, and are committed to our
past, current, and future clients.

We value all backgrounds and experiences and take pride in our being an Equal Opportunity employer. Our employees come from different professional networks, and we do not discriminate on race, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, or any other part of an individual’s identity. We know that diversity makes us better and choose to embrace and prioritize its impact. We want all our conversations to include voices from different fields of thought, different perspectives, and different opinions.

We provide supportive leadership, expect accountability and transparency, and focus on outreach. Our Firm believes in being a tenant of the community and paying all successes forward. We offer a Volunteering Time Off program for all full-time employees, encouraging each to invest in philanthropic efforts that matter to them. The Jeffcoat Gives Back program supports firm wide initiatives to give back to our neighbors. We know South Carolina. We are Carolinians. We give back because this is our home.

We root ourselves in our core values and mission each day and hire empathetic, passionate individuals to drive us to our goals. Words can never fully capture a company’s goals or mission, but these are a start:
We believe that our team is stronger together than any single member would be independently.

Our hiring decisions are about where The Jeffcoat Firm has been, is today, and where and who the Firm
will be in the future.

We do not take that or any responsibility lightly.

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