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Law Firm Controller

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Are you a highly motivated professional looking to take the next step in your career? This is an incredible opportunity to join an entrepreneurial boutique firm and spread your wings!  Latitude is looking for a law firm controller with at least three years of experience to manage the financial and business aspects of the firm, including budgeting, billings, pre-accounting and interfacing with firm CPAs, as well as strategy, organizational and technology improvements, and the day-to-day operations. This is an executive-level position working integrally with the owners of the firm with significant responsibility for the management of the firm's business operations.  You will play an important leadership role in fostering and growing the firm’s success.  The successful candidate should enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team and have significant experience coordinating and handling office management, financial and operational activities in a law firm or professional service firm setting.  Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and be detail-oriented, with the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines, and thrive working both independently and in a team environment.  

Minimum Requirements for the Law Firm Controller:
  • At least 3 years of experience working at a law firm or professional services firm in an accounting and/or controller-level role, including handling budgeting, bookkeeping, and firm business operational matters
  • Capability and experience to work independently and with a team
  • Coordinate with office attorneys and other law firm staff on office administration and related matters
  • Experience managing office expenses, client billings, accounts receivable, invoicing, assisting attorneys with collection of receivables
  • Adept at preparing and discussing budgets and financial reports (i.e. P&L, cash flow, balance sheets)
  • Experience managing vendors such as accountants, facilities, and technology services
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field, or equivalent work experience in a law firm administrative role
  • Knowledgeable about accounting (not required to be an accountant), adept at excel and other financial spreadsheets, and understand financial information, technology, and law firm operational trends and resources
  • Outstanding references
  • Excellent communication skills
Position Details for the Law Firm Controller/Office Manager:
  • Type of role: Permanent 
  • Schedule: Full time 
  • Location: Minneapolis
  • Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience
The annualized compensation for this position ranges from $75,000 to $100,000 or more. Pay is based on numerous factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is provided.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques.

With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

If you’re interested in working with Latitude but do not think this particular job is the right one for you, we encourage you to explore our other open opportunities or fill out a General Application by visiting us at https:/

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