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Aderant Controller in United States

The Controller provides leadership to and is responsible for the organization’s overall accounting and finance systems, practices, and policies. The ideal candidate ensures that proper accounting controls are in place and strives to make continuous improvements. This role is also responsible for providing the management team with analysis of corporate and divisional financial performance and requires expert job costing expertise.

Aderant, is a software house providing business management software for legal firms. Our talented and enthusiastic staff mean that we have become a trusted partner to firms of all sizes, from boutique firms based in one office, to global organizations spanning four continents. While our legacy has been providing on-premises software, we’re also embracing the opportunities presented by cloud services and taking advantage of them.

The Controller is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of a SOX compliant system of accounting controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported results, and ensure the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and analyzes Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement for multiple business segments in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Delegates and provides work direction, supervises performance, and ensures all staff responsibilities and accountabilities are being met in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Distributes financial information and helps management staff understand financial position and reporting data.

  • Models cash flow throughout the year.

  • Proposes changes to the chart of accounts to facilitate managerial level reporting for accountability.

  • Responsible for all treasury functions and fixed asset accounting.

  • Ensures that policies and procedures are maintained in compliance with GAAP, including internal controls.

  • Oversees all tax compliance, government reporting, filing, and monitoring activities, internal & external audits.

People Management

  • Provide daily guidance and supervision to assigned staff.

  • Prepare annual performance evaluations.

  • Ensure training for staff.

  • Serve as facilitator for personnel problems.

    Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA or CMA credentials.

  • Minimum of 10+ years of accounting/finance experience.

  • Knowledge of and working experience in GAAP, general and cost accounting, financial and performance analysis, budgeting and cash flow forecasting, software revenue recognition.

  • Knowledge and working experience with tax compliance.

  • Experience managing banking relationships.

  • Experience managing an accounting department (20 or more) at a top management level.

  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to articulate a vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team and focuses their energy on achieving business results.

    Culture:

Our purpose is to help law firms excel and to improve people’s lives. Our commitment to each other is to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and personal growth where challenging the norm is celebrated.

Culture unites and defines our global company. We encourage our diverse workforce to bring their whole selves to work – ideas, experience, and passion to drive our business forward. From entry level to experienced professional, our environment supports connection, the human kind.

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