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Tully Rinckey PLLC Controller / Deputy Chief Financial Officer in Albany, New York


Tully Rinckey, a mid-sized full-service law firm with offices throughout New York State, Washington, DC, Texas, California, UK and Ireland is seeking a Controller & Deputy CFO to join the team in our Albany, NY office. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

Our established firm is seeking a Controller & Deputy CFO who can provide strategic and operational leadership for all financial activities within the firm to ensure the achievement of goals and optimization of resource utilization. This position is a key collaborator in the delivery of performance and ensuring the firm achieves its business objectives.


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller & Deputy CFO manages all financial aspects of the firm including financial reporting, cash management, internal audits, internal controls, tax compliance, and strategic financial planning for the firm and its affiliated entities. This position studies, analyzes, forecasts and reports positive and negative trends and opportunities for expansion, and projections of future firm growth.

The Controller & Deputy CFO oversees financial activity and policies utilizing appropriate accounting controls and procedures, prepares financial reports, and communicates financial information to clients, support staff, attorneys, and management. This role will also assist with the firm’s financial policy, tax strategy and oversees all accounting, bookkeeping duties to include oversight of the financial department. The Controller & Deputy CFO will work closely with the CFO to direct all financial, accounting, internal audit, tax compliance, and cash management functions.

Specific job duties include the following for Tully Rinckey and affiliated entities:

  • Oversight of accounts receivable and collections

  • Oversight of accounts payable and execution of cash disbursements

  • Oversight of reconciliation of cash receipts and deposits in transit

  • Oversight of attorney escrow bank accounts

  • Assist with preparation of the Firm’s annual budget and analysis of account variances

  • Ensure compliance with internal controls

  • Month end closing procedures and preparation of monthly and quarterly reports for the entire organization

  • Provide information to management as requested

  • General Ledger account reconciliation and preparation of workpapers

  • Report and analyze business and attorney revenue trends, provide recommendations to management and senior leadership on a routine basis

  • Oversee all cashflow functions. Prepare cashflow forecasts and cash analysis

  • Oversee and manage payroll

  • Monitor check preparation process - receive, verify and process internal check requests;

  • Prepare internal audit goals, steps, execution, and evaluation, ensure internal controls are suitable for the Firm as it changes and creation of appropriate internal controls and creation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BA/BS in business, accounting or related field. CPA preferred.

  • At least 3-5 years in an accounting role.

  • Experience in and knowledge of cash basis accounting.

  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications.

  • Leadership qualities, results oriented, analytical and abstract reasoning skills

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

Benefits include 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time, medical coverage to include voluntary dental, life, and LTD insurance. This position will be employed by Tully Rinckey America Service Corporation, an affiliated entity of Tully Rinckey PLLC and Tully Rinckey LLP.

Please submit your resume for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.

ID: 2020-1785

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Street: 441 New Karner Road