Connect Staffing, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) Seeking Atlanta-based CFO for a national mid-sized law firm with approximately 200 attorneys and 20 offices.
The Chief Financial Officer will oversee all facets of the firm's financial functions, reporting to the Chair of the Executive Committee and working closely with the firm's Financial Partner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Direct and maintain responsibility for the financial function of the firm, acting as the firm's strategic business advisor/trusted advisor in all things financial as well as its business operations.
Present monthly reports at the firms Executive Committee meetings.
Maintain the integrity of the firm's financial practices, ensuring compliance with financial standards, financial institution requests, audits, and government agencies.
Responsible for the evaluation, implementation, and effectiveness of internal financial controls.
Assist in the implementation of the firm's strategic plan, providing support and input to the Executive Committee and Office Heads.
Oversee and participate in handling cash management, banking relationships, budgeting, forecasting, billing, collections, vendor payments, internal and external audits, and auditing relationships.
Lead and manage the Accounting staff, including a Controller, an Assistant Controller, the Billing and Collections Manager, the Accounts Receivable Department, the Accounts Payable Department and the Billing/ Collections Department.
Optimize the performance of the Accounting department, ensuring accurate handling of daily transactions while continuing to provide excellent customer service.
Hire, train, evaluate, support, and develop Accounting staff as needed.
Perform timely and complex financial analyses in order to provide input on the Firm's business transactions and strategic planning initiatives.
Perform due diligence on all lateral partner candidates.
Prepare and distribute monthly partnership financial reports.
Maintain partnership capital accounts.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires experience working with a law firm or professional services firm dealing with C-level executives, preferably in an organization with multiple partners/shareholders with multiple levels of authority.
Must have experience working with and a thorough understanding of billing/accounting system software such as Elite Enterprise, financial statement software, report writer/profitability tools, and analytical tools such as Excel.
Requires a Bachelors or master's degree in accounting, finance, or in a relevant discipline, or a CPA or MBA in combination with relevant experience.
Salary range 180-220k.
Only candidates with a stable resume, authorized to work in the United States, and relevant experience need apply.
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