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Posted by: Morisset Schlosser Jozwiak & Somerville

Category: Financial Management

Position: Law Firm Administrator and Finance Comptroller

Posted: March 21, 2017


Posted by: Carney Badley Spellman

Category: Systems Management

Position: Information Technology Director

Posted: February 21, 2017


Posted by: Cairncross & Hempelmann

Category: Human Resources

Position: Human Resources Manager

Posted: September 30, 2016


Posted by: Foster Pepper PLLC

Category: Financial Management

Position: Finance Director

Posted: September 26, 2016



Morisset Schlosser Jozwiak & Somerville

Position: Law Firm Administrator and Finance Comptroller

About Morisset Schlosser Jozwiak & Somerville:
Morisset Schlosser Jozwiak & Somerville is located near the ferry terminal in Seattle's central business district, and surrounded by a variety of restaurants and food trucks for fun, exciting dining options! We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package. We take pride in our friendly, team-oriented office work atmosphere and look forward to considering you for our current opening. We have five attorneys.

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Accounts payable processing using Juris (accounting software designed for legal and professional service firms)
  • General ledger and bank account reconciliation
  • Maintaining banking relationships
  • Filing of all federal, state and local taxes
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Updating of depreciation schedules
  • Semi-monthly payroll processing using Benefits Mall
  • Coordination of all payroll reporting and payroll tax processing
  • Tracking and processing of employee benefits payroll deductions
  • Managing our Client Billing Department


  • Minimum of 3 solid years of full-charge bookkeeping experience (preferably in a professional services organization)


  • College degree or relevant certification


  • Strong accounting, computer and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel experience
  • Fast & accurate data entry with 10 key
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • very detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A positive attitude

Salary: This is a full time position starting immediately. Salary DOE

To Apply: Please e-mail your cover letter and resume together with a minimum of 3 professional references to: Tom Schlosser, director,
801 2nd Ave., Ste 1115

Carney Badley Spellman

Position: Information Technology Director

Job Summary: Direct the development and delivery of information services to 85 employees (including 45 attorneys), enhancing their client service capabilities.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Plan, install, maintain and operate all information systems
  • Train and support all “customers” of the department
  • Lead I.T. department including 4 other staff members
  • Prepare and manage I.T. operating and capital budgets
  • Report to Chief Operating Officer

Comprehensive job description and systems descriptions available on request.


  • Minimum 5 years working in network administration
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in professional services firm environment


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or business; or equivalent experience


  • High-level working knowledge with information technology
  • Strong management, supervision and organization skills to complement technical skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively orally and in writing

Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to:
Todd Summerfelt, C.O.O.
701 Fifth Ave., Suite 3600
Seattle, WA 98104

Cairncross & Hempelmann

Position: Human Resources Manager

Job Summary: Cairncross & Hempelmann, a 40-attorney law firm located in downtown Seattle, is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager to round out our strong administrative team. The HR Manager is an ambassador of our firm’s culture, supporting our employees so that they can function at their highest and best use. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director but will be largely responsible for recruiting, benefits administration, and day-to-day management of staff.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Full cycle attorney and staff recruiting, hiring and onboarding
  • Benefits administration
  • Create, update, and uphold firm policies and procedures
  • Direct supervision of particular staff positions
  • Manage and maintain personnel records
  • Assist with designing and implementing employee recognition programs, firm events, and diversity-related programs


  • B.A. in Human Resources or related field, plus five years of HR experience or a comparable combination of education and experience


  • Success building relationships at a senior level
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders
  • Knowledge of employee benefits
  • Familiarity with employment laws and practices

Salary: Competitive

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) to:
Sophia Bell Lavin
Executive Director
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.
524 Second Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-2323

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Foster Pepper PLLC

Position: Finance Director

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for firm-wide finance and accounting matters
  • Oversees finance and accounting staff
  • Provides strategic leadership and business and operational advice to Executive Director and Chair of EC

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Manages annual budgeting process
  • Manages financial reporting and analysis
  • Manages collection activities
  • Keeps apprised of legal and accounting developments and proposes changes to firm policies and practices
  • Works closely with practice group leaders


  • Legal or professional services organization experience
  • 10+ years in finance and business administration


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Master's degree in finance or business administration preferred


  • Broad computer proficiency with MS Office Suite, CMS and DTE system
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Effectively presents to groups
  • Commits to excellent client service
  • Makes well-reasoned, effective decisions
  • Knowledge of the legal profession

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Please apply online at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender expression or identity), political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.