Assistant Controller

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin - Durham, NC3.9

Here at James Scott Farrin, we’ve experienced tremendous growth over the past few years, and we are looking to add an Assistant Controller to our team. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with a few years of accounting experience that wants the opportunity to take their career to the next level. This position will have the opportunity to learn and manage various aspects of the business such as accounting, financial reporting, asset management, payroll, and compliance.

About the Firm:
Providing excellent legal service to our clients is our calling. As one of the state's largest personal injury law firms, we have the experience and resources to fight the good fight. Forty percent of our team has been with us for more than five years. Many exciting things are on the horizon, and we hope you'll consider joining us.

We're Looking for Someone Who:
Has at least three years of relevant accounting experience
Displays a track record of increasing responsibility in accounting or finance
Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with GAAP, as well as laws, regulations, and ordinances concerning financial activities
Is detail oriented, but does not get lost in the details
Is a self-starter, is able to prioritize the workload, and has a strong work ethic
Expert level knowledge in Excel
College degree (or higher) required in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field

What The Day Looks Like:
Preparing and maintaining reports – weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually
Assisting in payroll – set up, processing, and serves as a liaison with our provider
Managing and controlling multiple budgets
Forecasts future expenses
Managing vendor payables
Banking Requirements
Interested candidates should forward a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to be considered. We offer a competitive benefits package, and a great working environment on the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham.