Law Firm Controller

Web ID: SFLS326030




Compensation: $200,000 to $250,000 - Salary commensurate with experience - Discretionary bonus based on performance and firm profitability.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent major

Benefits: Benefits include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts.


Growing mid-size litigation firm seeks a mission-driven Controller with previous accounting and operations experience in a law firm environment. The role is San Francisco-based and a hybrid of Accounting Management; Operations and Information Technology Management; and HR Management, in the areas of Compliance and Onboarding.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Executive Director and CEO, the controller will manage financial accounting, preparation, reporting, budget preparation, and project management. The Controller also handles/manages daily accounting functions including payroll, cash receipts, 401(k) administration, bank reconciliations, trust account management, partner and co-counsel distributions, accounts payable, case cost audits and reconciliations, and expense report administration and management.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent major, plus 7 years of experience.
  • Office operations, 5 years’ experience in a law firm environment.
  • Excellent QuickBooks Desktop Premier skills, as well as the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • Administrative oversite of online/web-based software (e.g., timekeeping, expense reporting, performance management; travel booking).

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume. You may also include a cover letter or an additional document.