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Assistant Controller – Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA · Legal
Assistant Controller – Los Angeles, CA
An award-winning law firm seeks an Assistant Controller for its Los Angeles headquarters.  This position will be an integral part of their accounting department.

  • Support the month-end and year-end close process, including reviewing journal entries, financial statements, reconciliations, and supporting schedules.
  • Oversee the daily treasury operations, including monitoring cash flow forecasts to ensure adequate funding for operations and managing the firm’s accounts with various financial institutions.
  • Design and implement internal controls to enhance operational efficiency and reduce risk. Conduct internal audits to determine effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and present financial analyses, reports, and recommendations to management.
  • Contribute to department and firm wide special projects, collaborating with key personnel in various departments as appropriate.
  • Support the accounting functions in the firm’s international offices.
  • Mentor and develop a team of professional staff members.
  • Assist with financial statement, tax, and compliance audits.
  • Create best practice procedures for accounting activities and drive process improvements, utilizing technology to improve efficiency.
  • Perform accounting research and communicate conclusions.
  • Review and approve payments to verify accuracy, appropriateness, and proper approval.
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and is effective in problem-solving.
  • The candidate must be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork, and supporting department goals.
  • This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • The candidate must have strong technology skills, including intermediate to expert level Excel skills, and ability to master and leverage accounting systems and new technology solutions.
  • A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field is required.
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience, with Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • CPA license, a plus.
To Apply: Please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
4376 Pacifica Way Suite 3
Oceanside, CA 92056
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