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Financial Controller - Legal Firm

Apply 2020-01-14 16:36:46 1970-01-01 Butler Rose US

Financial Controller - Legal Firm

Date posted: January 14, 2020
NYC, New York
Job description

Butler Rose are currently partnering with a prestigious law firm based in the Manhattan area – we are currently seeking and experience Financial Controller to join and lead an established Finance team.

Reporting directly into the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for all aspects of accounting cycles, audits, and IRS filings, whilst ensuring compliance and robust controls.


  • Manage a team who look after all transactional activity and accounting cycles; including accounts payable/ receivables, cash, payroll, payroll, fixed assets and monthly closings;
  • Audit Management.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions and journal entries are recorded in accordance with organization policies and GAAP;
  • Ensure that all State and Federal tax documents and registrations are filed on time;
  • Ensure accounts receivable schedule is analyzed and outstanding balances are collected;
  • Approve wire transfers;
  • Review and approve monthly bank reconciliations and resolve all reconciliations on time;
  • Monitor and project cash flow and oversee the budgeting process;
  • Prepare financial statements for review by the CFO as well as other reports and data analysis;
  • Ensure the integrity of all financial management systems.


  • A minimum of 8 years experience in accounting, ideally within a legal environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting regulations and federal cost principles.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • A strategic thinker able to work in a pressurized and fast-paced organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA certified.

Should this role be of interest please apply, alternatively for a confidential conversation contact the office on +16468444136 to speak with a dedicated consultant.

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