Temporary-to-Permanent Controller for Law Firm and Venture Capital Fund
Location: Must be located in MIAMI or NEW YORK CITY!!
We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Controller to join our team on a temporary basis, with the potential for a permanent position based on performance. This role involves managing client billing, financial reporting, reconciliation, bookkeeping, and utilizing financial software systems such as QuickBooks and Bitwave.
Client Billing Management: Oversee the end-to-end client billing process during the temporary period, including creating invoices, reviewing engagement letters/contracts, confirming billing details with lead attorneys, and ensuring timely and accurate invoicing.
Financial Reporting: Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports, providing insights and recommendations based on the analysis.
Forecasting and Budgeting: Collaborate with senior management to develop and maintain accurate financial forecasts and budgets.
Reconciliation: Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial transactions by overseeing regular reconciliations of accounts, identifying discrepancies, and resolving any issues.
Bookkeeping: Supervise and maintain accurate and organized financial records, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
Financial Software Management: Utilize accounting software systems such as QuickBooks and Bitwave to manage financial data, generate reports, and ensure data accuracy.
Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to enhance financial processes and reporting efficiency. Implement improvements to streamline operations and enhance decision-making.
Collaboration: Collaborate closely with the leadership team, legal professionals, and venture capitalists to provide financial insights.
Audit and Compliance: Support annual audits and ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and legal requirements.
Professional Development: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, accounting regulations, and emerging technologies in financial reporting and management.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA certification preferred.
- Proven experience (5+ years) in financial management, preferably within a law firm, venture capital fund, or similar professional services environment.
- Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and budgeting processes.
- Proficiency in using accounting software, particularly QuickBooks and Bitwave.
- Exceptional attention to detail and analytical skills.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- High ethical standards and a commitment to confidentiality.
Compensation: Competitive temporary salary with the potential for a permanent position.
Note: This job description is intended to provide an overview of the general responsibilities and qualifications of the Temporary-to-Permanent Controller position. Actual responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on the specific needs of the law firm and venture capital fund.
We are a pre-seed/seed stage venture capital fund with a cutting edge portfolio in the crypto, blockchain, web3 and digital asset space.