Goldberg Kohn relies on both attorneys and staff to ensure the firm's clients receive the best service and personal attention possible.

Available Positions

Goldberg Kohn is always looking for outstanding, qualified people to join the firm.  Click the title of each position to reach our online application process.  Only Applications of interest will be contacted.

Senior Accountant


The Senior Accountant performs a variety of accounting, tax, payroll, and financial duties according to established policies and procedures. Ideal candidate must be able to perform and make discretionary decisions to complex accounting and reporting duties. Maintains contact with attorneys, staff and clients and observes confidentiality in client and Firm matters. The Senior Accountant will supervise the Accounts Payable team and will help train and mentor staff on current and new processes and will document and maintain all processes and procedures up to date.

  • Responsible for costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations during the month-end close analytical procedures to support forecasting future revenues and expenses.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day review of the accounts payable and accounts receivable invoices to ensure they are recorded to the appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Review expense reimbursement reports and company credit card statements to ensure compliance with the Firm’s reimbursement policy.
  • Reconcile depository and disbursement bank accounts to the general ledger and trust account registers, as well as address aged deposits in transit and outstanding checks.
  • Prepare general ledger balance sheet account schedules to verify accuracy of account balances and provide visibility to balance sheet transactions.
  • Review balance sheet, income and cash flow statements to identify trends, exceptions, variances and errors that need to be documented or reclassified.
  • Create monthly, quarterly, and year-end journal entries to record required accruals and reclassifications of identified general ledger account discrepancies.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operational account and month-end
  • Responsible for timely and accurately calculating and reporting sales, use, lease and amusement
  • Responsible for training new and current employees on processes and
  • Create and will maintain all accounting processes and procedures for training
  • Other initiatives and duties as
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or
  • 5-7 years of experience working in a law firm setting in order to perform and apply discretionary decisions to complex accounting and reporting duties.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end and year-end close
  • Must be experienced with state and city tax reporting and
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Ability to work designated standard hours each scheduled work day and be available to work before, during and after scheduled work hours. Demonstrated ability to work the necessary work hours
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them on time
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of attorneys, clients and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Knowledge in Firm supported software programs and a demonstrated willingness and ability to learn new software applications and equipment supported by the Firm.
  • Ability to adhere to Firm policies set forth by Firm management, as specifically outlined in the Firm’s policy handbooks.

The Senior Accountant will supervise the Accounts Payable team and will help train and mentor staff.


This position qualifies for a partial remote work schedule.      On-site support will be provided in a professional business environment, using standard office equipment.  Reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Office Services Assistant

We are seeking an Office Services Assistant to join an important team that supports our legal professionals and administrative departments in providing exceptional service to our distinguished clients. Only full-time candidates will be considered for this on-site position (hybrid schedules are not available).

Duties include but are not limited to: organizing legal documents and closing sets for transmission to parties; scanning, printing, collating, binding and emailing various documents; filing at the courthouse and delivering pleadings to co-counsel and opposing counsel; processing mail and packages; stocking supplies; trouble-shooting printer and copier issues; preparing conference rooms for meetings; hospitality duties (ordering and setting up food and beverages for meetings and events); periodic reception coverage; other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • High school diploma; supplemental or higher education a plus
  • A minimum of one year of office experience; law or other professional service experience a plus
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in Word, Excel and Outlook at a basic level
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Additional Information:

Goldberg Kohn is an equal-opportunity employer.  As part of our commitment to our Affirmative Action Plan, below are the links required to access the "EEO is the Law" federal poster and supplement provided by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If you have applied for a position and wish to complete the form, feel free to fax it to 312-863-7800 or via email at

EEO is the Law

EEO is the Law Supplement

If you are unable to apply online, please contact Human Resources at 312-201-4002.


Goldberg Kohn's job postings and recruiting information are for candidates only.  Recruiters, search firms or employment agencies, please be aware that the firm does not accept unsolicited resumes. For organizations interested in developing a recruiting relationship with Goldberg Kohn, please send company information to:

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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