Assistant Controller

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Post Date: 05/22/2018 Job ID: 977 Pay Rate: 90,000

JOB TITLE: Assistant Controller                     

SUMMARY: Prepares and analyzes financial results, budgets, and forecasts.  Performs client/matter profitability analyses and assists in assessing, setting rates for clients/matters. Performs management accounting duties:  Documents accounting processes with recommendation for improvement, assists with system implementation and month-end closing. Performs project management duties related to new and existing offices. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Tracks financial status of the Firm by monitoring key performance indicators (KPI’ s) and variances from Firm budget. 
  • Provides information for use by Firm’ s Executive management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, and making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations to the Firm’ s CFO.
  • Analyzes lateral attorney prospects using due diligence data provided.
  • Works to improve financial status of the Firm by analyzing results and variances, identifying trends and recommending actions.
  • Increases productivity by developing automated accounting applications, streamlining reports and coordinating information requirements within the Accounting Department.
  • Assists with the month end financial closing and related reconciliations.
  • Reviews existing processes in the financial/accounting area, documents them and makes recommendations regarding steps to be taken to improve/make processes more efficient.
  • Performs project management related to opening new offices and relocating existing office locations.
  • Filing firm license registrations, renewals and property tax returns.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Assists with calculating the Special Compensation pay rates/amounts each pay period.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • The successful candidate will possess strong business acumen and have a minimum of 10 years of broad based Accounting experience and strong analytical/excel spreadsheet skills. Solid communication skills and professionalism are a must. Position requires the ability to forecast, analyze data, recommend process improvement and participate in financial planning and accomplishment of the Firm’ s overall financial strategy.
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with a strong command of the English language so that effective working relationships are established with various levels of personnel throughout the Firm.
  • Must exhibit a high level of customer service and show support for the Firm' s beliefs and values as they relate to customer service. 

 

 

 

Michelle Abel
CPC

Michelle Abel, CPC, is the founder of Corporate & Technical Recruiters, Inc. She began her career after completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Emory University. Before founding CTR, she was a partner and CFO in a national recruiting firm. Michelle went on to establish her own firm as CEO of Corporate & Technical Recruiters. CTR's clients have a global presence and offer positions in marketing, sales, management, technology, engineering and accounting. With over 20 years of experience in the personnel field, Michelle's dedication to service makes her a leader in the industry.

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