Tuesday 23 July 2019
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Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2019

Job Title: Controller
Department: Administration
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Partner Group
Location: La Jolla or Woodland Hills
Last Revision Date: 06-17-2019

The controller will be responsible for managing and maintaining all the internal accounting operations of the firm. The controller oversees the company’s financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance and various areas of special analysis to ensure the financial success of the firm.

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential key competency function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes possible overtime during certain times during the year.

The Controller must possess Bachelor of Accountancy as well as a CPA license. This may be substituted with equivalent years of experience and continued education in some cases.

 Manage all firm accounting operations for a multi-office firm including but not limited to month end financials and reconciliations, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and oversee Payroll and 401k reports and weekly cash flow.
 Work closely with Firm Administrator and/or Partners to coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
 Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.
 Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
 Research technical accounting issues to ensure firm compliance.
 Support month-end and year end close processes.
 Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
 Manage and comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
 Supervise and create business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
 Supervise the operations of the Finance department while reporting directly to the Partner in charge of Finance Department.
 Review and approve all coding for a multi-office firm.

 Must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or business related major.
 Preferably a CPA license. This may be substituted with equivalent years of experience and continued education in some cases.
 Prior experience in a multi-office professional services accounting environment.
 10+ years of experience in a related position.
 Sound judgment and problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion.
 Familiar with Accounting related software, QuickBooks, HRIS programs, CCH Access or similar time & billing software, and Lacerte.
 Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Work and Excel)
 Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Please forward all resumes to Viviane A. Abraham at