Controller (Law Firm Experience Needed)

  • Location
    Dallas, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is pairing with a prestigous law firm located in Downtown Dallas. We are seeking a Controller with strong experience in a law firm environment and has vast knowledge of the financail concepts associated with Legal Accounting. This position has phenomenal work/life balance with an average of 40 hours a week and 45 hours during their busiest times of the year. This individual will oversee a team of 10 and will report directly to the VP of Accounting. This is a rare opportunity and will not be open long. This role will range in compensation from from $180k to $200k in base compensation.



  •  Directly supervise the Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager
  • Responsible for developing financial plans and budgeting
  • Provide management reports for variance versus actual, forecasting, and providing educated recommendations
  • Maintaing relationships with banks for loan agreements 
  • Provide timely filing of of tax returns
  • Oversee the Firm's 401(K) plan
  • Oversee billing, payroll, and AP
  • Assist with preparing reports regarding the profitability of the Firm's offices and lawyers
  • Requirements:

  • CPA Certification is Required
  • Previous Public Accounting experience is highly preferred
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Must have 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting is Required and MBA is highly preferred

    If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, I would love to have a confidential conversation with you. Please submit your resume to Skylar Morrison at with "Controller - Downtown Dallas (Law)" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an in-person interview.