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  • Location: New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1203

POSITION: Controller

LOCATION: New York, NY | Washington, DC

ORGANIZATION: Top Ranked Multinational AmLaw Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $295K, plus generous performance-based bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym membership perks, Life Insurance, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, prestigious firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally!

OVERVIEW: The Controller will lead the global Finance Department. This role is responsible for managing general accounting operations, as well as financial strategy across the Firm.


  • Manage a team of Finance Managers and oversee accounting and treasury operations
  • Oversee global payroll processes
  • Ensure audits are completed at year-end
  • Maintain and update fixed asset inventory database
  • Perform depreciation analysis and projections throughout the year
  • Maintain and update partner capital records and statements
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis and maintain a rolling year end projection
  • Manage the Firm’s accounts with various financial institutions
  • Create new documentation, as needed
  • Work closely with the General counsel’s office to ensure firm policies are adhered to
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance or related field is required
  • MBA Preferred
  • 10+ years of accounting experience in legal or professional services
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and accounting concepts
  • Experience with Aderant preferred
  • Ability to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients and attorneys while producing a high-quality work product
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively within a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to adapt to new assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced, highly demanding environment is required