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Assistant Controller

Job ID: BH337536

Category: Assistant Controller

Job Summary/Description:
A law firm headquartered in Boston is looking for an Assistant Controller to sit in their Boston office. The firm is switching to Aderant software system in the coming months and will be making some changes to the structure of the department. The Assistant Controller will play a critical, hands-on role handling a wide range of tactical accounting responsibilities including: manage month-end close process, journal entries, bank activity, cash and accrual accounting, forecasting/budgeting, financial reporting, AP/AR work, and more. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in the legal industry and some familiarity with trust accounting, equity partner distributions, and legal billing practices. This role will also take on some oversight of the Payroll process for internal employees.

Must Haves: 
*Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or related
*Experience working in legal field
*Strong accounting background as Sr. Accountant or Assistant Controller level


*Experience with Aderant or Elite Enterprise software
*MBA or CPA is preferred
*Payroll experience 

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Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts