Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. is a national subrogation law firm with its home office in Hartford, Wisconsin. It boasts a national practice with branch offices in Austin, Texas; Santa Ana, California; New Orleans, Louisiana; Jacksonville, Florida; and Boston, Massachusetts. MWL is seeking an Accounting Manager to join its home office in Hartford, Wisconsin.

The Accounting Manager position, in tandem with the Comptroller, will oversee the firm’s accounting department and oversee all accounting systems available within our case management system (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Trusts). This position offers the opportunity for growth into the Comptroller position. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience in accounting who is ready to increase their skill set.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure proper procedure of firm’s accounting protocol.
  • Bank/account reconciliation.
  • Working and communicating with the shareholders, branch office partners, firm administrator, and comptroller regarding all financial aspects of the firm.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining firm’s budget.
  • Assist in preparing any governmental reporting needed for firm.
  • Assist in client billing process.
  • Supervise accounting department, including training of any new staff.


  • Strong computer skills, including case management programs such as ProLaw, timekeeping programs, MS Office Products experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Proficiency in accounting.
  • Law firm experience a bonus.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Ability to manage challenges with tact and problem solve quickly.
  • Collaborative and highly motivated with a proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-moving environment; high ethical standards and integrity needed.

Salary is competitive and negotiable, health/dental insurance available, 401(k) with employer match.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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