Controller (2989) Full Time

Job Description

Our relationship with this client spans decades. Large firm with professional staff - tremendous atmosphere. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of extensive experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate strong team management skills. This position is highly rewarding with excellent benefits, compensation, and growth potential.  

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Primary Duties Include

  • Supervise an accounting team of 6 people to ensure accurate year end, annual audits, compensation processes and tax-reporting to partners
  • Manage all accounting processes such as cash flow forecasting, billing, payroll, banking, A/P and A/R
  • Facilitate financial and budgetary planning processes
  • Provide data for internal reporting and interpret operating results
  • Prepare financial statements and provide recommendations as necessary
  • Responsible for all entries, adjusting entries and reconciliations
  • Monitor cash, bank balances, and investments, risk management policies and procedures
  • Evaluate and assess new and existing accounting technologies to meet future needs
  • Oversee relationship with bank, LawPRO, Law Society and audit firm
  • Perform day-to day accounting tasks as needed  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role within a law firm
  • Obtained accounting designation (CPA) or enrolled in upper-year level of program
  • Must have Elite software experience
  • Proficiency in all MS Office Programs, with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skill
  • Strong analytical skills and financial management skills
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills
  • Experience preparing consolidated financial statements
  • Aptitude to work with large amounts of data and to manage it effectively

To apply, please forward your resume to Marsha Meyers, President at

Job Overview

  • Contact Marsha Meyers
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 201
  • Email
  • Posted Aug 31st, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $0.00
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