Senior Assistant Controller, Buffalo, NY

May 25, 2022

The Buffalo office of Lippes Mathias LLP is seeking a Senior Assistant Controller to join our Firm. This administrative position will work closely with the accounting department and the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Assist the CFO with management of all accounting operations including Billing, A/P and A/R
  • Research, support, test, and roll out potential new financial systems
  • Oversee banking and commercial card transaction tracking systems
  • Oversee the general ledger interface for processing payroll
  • Create develop and maintain various financial models
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Assist in preparing financial statements and providing analyses as needed
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Provide financial analysis support for insurance legal work
  • Assist with year-end compensation review and notification process
  • Issue W-9’s and process year-end 1099’s
  • Additional duties as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required / MBA a plus but not required
  • Law firm experience also a plus but not required
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, organized team player with a positive attitude
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Ability to use discretion and handle confidential information

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with over 130 attorneys and 220 total employees located in 10 offices (Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City, Long Island, San Antonio, and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.
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