Assistant Controller

Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Accounting Job Number: 24645 Rate DOE: $120,000 to $150,000

Job Description

Large law firm seeks an Assistant Controller with 5 years of relevant accounting experience (Big 4 and supervisory experience are preferred).  Responsibilities include supporting month-end and year-end close process, including reviewing journal entries, financial statements, reconciliations, and supporting schedules; overseeing daily treasury operations, including monitoring cash flow forecasts to ensure adequate funding for operations and managing firm accounts with various financial institutions; designing internal controls to enhance operational efficiency and reduce risk; conducting internal audits to determine effectiveness of internal controls/compliance with policies; preparing and presenting financial analyses, reports, and recommendations to management; collaborating with various departments to contribute to firmwide special projects; and supporting accounting functions in international offices.   Other duties include mentoring/developing a team of professional staff members; assisting with financial statement, tax, and compliance audits; performing accounting research and communicate conclusions; and reviewing/approving payments to verify accuracy, appropriateness, and proper approval.

Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Position is hybrid, 3 days onsite

Job Requirements

Assistant Controller must have intermediate to expert-level Excel skills; a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field; and the ability to master and leverage accounting systems and new technology solutions.  Selected candidate will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; be highly organized and detail-oriented; and display outstanding customer service.  Position required excellent communication skills.

Additional Information

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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