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Assistant Controller

Company: Liberty Personnel Services, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Controller - Law firm - Chicago - A hybrid is available with this opportunity!$100-115kThe Assistant Controller will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the firm, ensuring accuracy and timely reporting of financial information. The position requires excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with attorneys, paralegals, and staff.Responsibilities:Manage the day-to-day accounting and finance operations of the firm, including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and general ledger.Oversee the month-end closing process, ensuring all financial reports are prepared accurately and in a timely manner.Prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, and present the reports to senior management and partners.Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis to support the strategic goals of the firm.Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.Collaborate with attorneys and staff to analyze financial data and make recommendations for improving the financial performance of the firm.Manage the annual audit process, working closely with auditors to ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.Supervise and mentor accounting staff, providing guidance and support to ensure that they meet their goals and objectives.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.CPA certification preferred.Five or more years of experience in accounting, with at least two years of supervisory experience.Experience in the legal industry or a professional services firm preferred.Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work with large amounts of data.Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with attorneys, staff, and external stakeholders.Familiarity with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and legal specific accounting software.Knowledge of US GAAP, tax laws, and regulations.To apply, please send your resume and references to durban@libertyjobs.comLiberty Personnel Services, Inc.
300 Conshohocken State Road, Suite 750

Keywords: Liberty Personnel Services, Inc., Chicago , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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