Accounting Systems Analyst

Job Locations US-SC-Columbia
Job ID 2022-2952
Information Technology


The Columbia office of Nelson Mullins is in search of an Accounting Systems Analyst to join its fast-growing Accounting Department!

A Day in the Life

The Columbia Accounting Department handles the needs of Nelson Mullins offices across the country. You’ll join a supportive team that thrives on communication, accuracy, and a desire to serve their clients well!  Some of the duties of this role will include:

  • Responsible for the improvement and operation of financial systems connected to the collection, retrieval, accessibility, and usage of financial data to facilitate inter-department planning and activities;

  • Assist the Accounting department in the development and use of financial system applications including third party integrated financial applications;

  • Utilize automated systems in the analysis of data discrepancies;

  • Conduct assessment on software and hardware needs and design new or modified systems to meet changing demands;

  • Responsible for the maintenance of internal database files and tables and develop custom reports to meet the requirements of Accounting department management;

  • Configure system settings and options, as well as create specifications for systems to meet financial requirements;
  • Provide expert knowledge to users in the area of automated financial systems; and

  • Provide leadership to cross-functional linked teams (Accounting and IT) in addressing financial or systems issues.

We Know You

You are a natural collaborator, who works well within a team environment to get the job done.  As the bridge between the Accounting and IT departments, you will seek solutions to help them achieve their respective goals.  Your background should include:

  • Broad knowledge of techniques in collecting data, analyzing information, generating reports, programming, and SQL Server;

  • May be required to have a working knowledge of automation/programming and expertise in managing data in relational databases, and the application of data visualization tools;

  • You should be able to create automated reports and self-service tools, as well as use business intelligence tools;

  • The Accounting Systems Analyst will be required to identify problems or gaps in the financial systems of the law firm, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement;

  • Applicants for this role should possess strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate ideas across the Accounting and IT departments;

  • You must be able to work together with people from different departments as required to help them address financial or system issues;

  • Advanced computer skills are required, including basic understanding of computer networks, Windows 10, Office 365.  Advanced skills in SSRS and PowerBI reporting;

  • You possess the ability to accomplish projects working with and through others. The Accounting Systems Analyst must also consistently document procedures that were undertaken to address a problem; and

  • At least 4 years of related experience required.

Who We Are

With more than 900 attorneys, policy advisors, e-discovery professionals and other business professionals, Nelson Mullins has strong roots in the business community and an appreciation for new directions in the business world. As a Firm, Nelson Mullins has a strong foundation of community service and good citizenship. Our professional staff teams likewise promote these values, with opportunities to participate and play roles in various pro bono and community service initiatives. We collaborate with each other and with our clients, working side-by-side towards shared goals.


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