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Controller #27740


Salary: $150K - $175K

10+ years related financial management experience required, preferably within a professional services organization

A Boston law firm is seeking an experienced Controller with a demonstrated background in financial and management reporting, tax compliance, budgeting, audit preparation, internal controls, and cash management activities. Apply to this opportunity today!


  • Controller will ensure efficient, effective and consistently high quality results in all aspects of the Firm’s accounting operations
  • Be responsible for all financial statement reporting and managing the operation of the firm’s accounting system
  • Utilize financial systems and software to develop management reports
  • Create annual expense budgets for all operating departments; provide monthly status reporting and quarterly analysis/updates
  • Work closely with the firm’s Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
  • Oversee the preparation of audit materials, and work with outside auditors to resolve issues and successfully complete the audit
  • Design, develop and implement methods and strategies to continually improve processes
  • Monitor the firm’s cash position and prepares periodic cash flow forecasts
  • Work in a collaborative and supportive manner with the Finance Managers on various financial projects and issues
  • Assist the firm’s Clerk in the maintenance of certain corporate records
  • Lead the Accounting and Accounts Payable team, makes decisions on staffing and performance management
  • Provide training, feedback, and coaching to team members, and delegates work appropriately


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a Business/Finance/Accounting focus, CPA and/or MBA a plus
  • 10+ years related financial management experience
  • Ability to proactively and professionally manage internal client relationships 
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and a demonstrated ability of maintaining and producing high quality work product with minimal oversight
  • Technical spreadsheet (MS Excel) expertise and proficiency in PowerPoint as well as the other MS Office suite


Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Direct Hire| Accounting and Finance Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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