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Director Of Finance

New York Full-Time
$150,000.00 - $200,000.00 / year
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The Controller is responsible for managing our Accounts Payable team, Financial reporting, Escrow, Payroll, and Cash receipts. The ideal candidate should have a track record of helping to implement systems that improve financial operating efficiencies, and have an advanced understanding of partnership accounting and tax issues.

The Position

5 + years of experience as a Controller/Assistant Controller at an AmLaw 200 law firm or in a professional services industry
CPA and or MBA a plus
Must have experience working with Elite Enterprise.  Tabs 3 is a big plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with superior ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with staff
Superior analytical and spreadsheet modeling skills
Innovative and creative approach to developing business solutions

Management of the Finance Department, including Escrow, Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, and Payroll
Maintain adequate internal controls for compliance with all Firm policies and financial processes, and address opportunities for improvement
Coordinate annual review of firm financial statements with outside accountants
Perform /review monthly balancing of general ledgers and required account analysis
Review property and use tax filings for the Firms 35 offices
Prepare financial compliance reports for the Firm's banks
Negotiate Firm capital leases and manage relationship with the leasing companies
Coordinate the preparation of the Firms annual Business Plan and Capital Budget
Respond to partner queries on all financial aspects of the Firm
Perform and supervise ad hoc analysis at the request of the Director of Finance and Firm Management

Elite Enterprise


Recommended skills

Account Analysis
Use Tax
Financial Statements
Internal Controls
Accounts Payable
Partnership Accounting
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