Senior Accountant

Ronald G. DeWitt, Jr., CPA, Registered Patent Agent

Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, a leading Washington, DC area Intellectual Property law firm, is seeking a Senior Accountant.  The Senior Accountant will be responsible for a wide array of financial management duties in a high production environment for IP prosecution.  This position will be responsible for the accounting functions and databases.  The Senior Accountant will help produce reports needed throughout the Firm, improve automation of reports, provide support for the accounting system, and perform senior level accounting work.  The Senior Accountant will be a full-time, exempt position and will report to the Executive Director.


  • 4-year degree in Accounting/Finance or related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of accounting and reporting experience.
  • Database systems management preferred.
  • Experience in an intellectual property law firm or professional services is a plu
  • Solid knowledge of technical tools such as excel and report writing.
  • SQL programming is a plus.

Other Requirements

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to multitask by prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment and completing tasks under time pressure when necessary.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Fundamental knowledge of accounting and billing policies and procedures.
  • Normal BSKB business hours required.
  • Ability to work hours beyond the normal workday when necessary. 


Comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, and vision insurance. Paid time off and paid holidays. Firm wide annual events and business casual environment. Access to nearby metro and free parking offered. 

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