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Director of Finance and Accounting

Description & Requirements

Position Specialty: Finance & Accounting
Position Location: New York, New York

Position Description:

A thriving law firm seeks a Director of Accounting and Finance to lead a team in the successful execution of all billing, collections, general accounting, financial reporting, and accounts payable/receivable activities. This position will involve maintaining General Ledger and Escrow accounts, generating balance sheets, and analyzing cash flow, as well as managing bank accounts and reconciling balances. The Director will be responsible for determining budgets, calculating variances, and creating quarterly reports, in addition to presenting financial findings to firm leadership. He or she will also implement procedures and systems, coordinate with external auditors, and identify ways to enhance the profitability of the firm.

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, with an advanced degree or CPA designation preferred, as well as ten or more years of accounting experience in a law firm or professional services setting. The firm seeks a detail-oriented professional with the ability to analyze and present complex financial information, while exercising strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills. The Director must be able to develop highly effective relationships with staff and firm leadership, in addition to applying discretion and sound judgement.

Annual Salary (US$): 201K-Plus /annual
Required Education: Bachelors

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