Controller

This position is primarily responsible for the direct oversight of financial operations for The Wilson Law Group which consists of 3 law firms involved in 3 different lines of business.  As Controller you will ensure timely and accurate financial information is made available to the CFO and the management team.  You will also work closely with others on the management team to ensure excellent coordination of processes involving Finance.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Learn and become an integral team member of all Wilson entities.
  • Learn and understand the detail processes of the Finance department and their connection with processes in other parts of the business
  • Must be a clear and concise communicator capable of meaningful interaction with staff and the management team
  • Exhibits leadership skills within the organization such as initiative, dedication to Firm, excellence in work, high standards, motivating, desire to gain more knowledge of the Firms, customer service orientation
  • The goal for the position is to be able to take on more CFO type projects
  • Prepares financial statement packages of the company on a timely basis ensuring financial statements are in compliance with GAAP as well as applicable laws and regulations
  • Preparation of special reports requested by management, completed timely and accurately
  • Oversight of the accounting personnel and ensuring a culture of communication, mentoring, and team work within the group
  • Prepares annual budget and oversees budget evaluation
  • Works with outside accounting firm on annual audits by providing information and assisting in answering all questions to auditors
  • Develops and maintains system controls for ensuring data and financial integrity
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls including updating such controls as necessary within the organization
  • Reviews financial data of the company periodically to ensure activities are proceeding as per regulations
  • Maintains financial security by ensuring that financial controls are followed by the finance staff and firm staff
  • Completes additional projects as assigned timely and accurately
  • Exhibits detail knowledge of the underlying financial records of each organization
  • Oversees cash management controls and reporting
  • Collaborates with other Wilson Departments on various projects that require financial guidance

 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • 4-8 years previous experience in accounting environment
  • 3-4 years in a supervisory role
  • Complete understanding of financial statements and the accounting process
  • Prior experience working in a CPA firm, experience in audit preferred
  • Prior experience with financial analysis and financial controls
  • Knowledge of various software programs, data analysis programs, and internet
  • Word and Excel skills required

 

The Wilson Law Group places a high value on diversity, equity and inclusion at our firm. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Diversity makes us better!

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