Randstad CFO/Controller in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania


job details:

  • location:King of Prussia, PA

  • salary:$125,000 - $175,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, February 7, 2019

  • experience:10 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:451624

  • questions:610.382.9738.

job description


job summary:

Prestigious Law Firm located in the Philadelphia suburbs are seeking a full-time, experienced Financial Controller to join the management team. This position works directly with the Managing Partner to support the firm's strategic business goals. You will work with the management team to help guide the firm in its financial and accounting processes.

About Firm

We are a thriving, roughly 200 person law firm that originated in the early 2000. We are proud to boast a family friendly culture with a positive work/life balance, a casual dress code, and a very convenient commute to those living in the suburbs of Montgomery County. We serve a diverse client base, which includes small start-up companies, academic institutions, and Fortune 500 companies having some of the world's largest IP portfolios. This client base values our knowledge, experience, and commitment to their objectives.

location: King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania

job type: Permanent

salary: $125,000 - 175,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 10 Years


Cash Management

  • Responsible for cash flow management and forecasting;

  • Manage Firm's banking relationship;

  • Track costs, monitor working capital reserves and prepare ad hoc analytics;

  • Remit payment for approved payables, verify correct payable coding and entry;

  • Prepare and deliver periodic cash report to management;

  • Accept and process credit card payments; and

  • Develop and enforce appropriate internal financial controls to protect the Firm.


  • Oversee preparation of month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial reports and statements;

  • Create and implement monthly and quarterly closing procedures, manage closing process to ensure efficiency;

  • Manage billing, disbursement, collection, reporting, and payroll processes;

  • Coordinate quarterly and annual tax planning with firm's outside Accountant;

  • Work with Firm's outside tax preparer and employee benefit plans' accountants to ensure the Firm's financial statements, tax returns and employee benefit plan audits are filed in a timely manner;

  • Maintain Firm's business license, property and use tax filing;

  • Perform regular General Ledger maintenance, Balance Sheet reconciliations, bank and credit card reconciliations, and Income Statement analysis;

  • Systematically review and analyze General Ledger account detail activity;

  • Oversee compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings; and

  • Establish and maintain best practice accounting policies and procedures.

Financial Strategy/Forecasting

  • Assist in creating and maintaining an annual firm wide operating budget in alignment with strategic objectives;

  • Work with Managing Partner to develop the annual financial forecast for the Firm;

  • Perform monthly review of operation results against budget to identify problems/issues of the Firm;

  • Review and approve periodic financial reports and statements;

  • Analyze all regular purchasing expenditures, obtain competing vendor price proposals as needed and make actionable savings recommendations to management on both strategy and operations;

  • Complete analysis of financial results and develop recommendations (strategic and tactical);

  • Assist in development of customized financial planning and analysis exercises and reports; and

  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.


  • Serve as point of contact for Accounting System (Tabs) related issues;

  • Assist with Partner compensation calculations, reporting, and K-1s;

  • Administer Firm's 401k Plan;

  • Work with FA on evaluating options on 401k Profit Sharing Plan that aligns with the objectives of the Firm;

  • Analyze expenses, identify cost cutting & process improvement opportunities and make recommendations;

  • Perform financial analytics and risk management;

  • Analyze timekeepers by productivity and realization; and

  • Assist with the migration to a new and improved billing system.


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field

  • Must be a highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • 5 years financial management experience in a law firm;

  • Tabs billing system knowledge a plus;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Advanced understanding of general accounting principles; and

  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as being proactive and self-directed.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please send your resume in word documents to: Cecilia.bjurstrom@randstadusa.com

Cecilia Bjurstrom l Sr. Executive Recruiter

Randstad Professionals

Finance & Accounting | Human Resources

E-Mail: cecilia.bjurstrom@randstadusa.com

Direct: 610-382-9742

Cell: 267-266-0707

skills: External Financial Statement Preparation

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