Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with over 600 lawyers in 15 offices, seeks a Chief Financial Officer to oversee the firm’s financial management systems, operations and services. This encompasses all personnel, systems and processes involved in budget planning and control, transaction processing, accounting and internal controls, financial analysis and reporting, tax compliance and reporting, cash management and other treasury functions.
The chosen candidate will engage with Firm leadership to identify, analyze and evaluate strategic opportunities, and to promote and facilitate firm, department, office and engagement management and profitability. The position requires solid technical skills, and facility with work-flow design, systems and implementation in the realm of accounting, tax, and financial management.
Ballard Spahr offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit our career page https://ballardspahr.silkroad.com/epostings/ and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
The Firm seeks applicants with demonstrated leadership, organizational and analytical skills, and with strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in accounting, and have a minimum of ten years of accounting, tax and financial management experience, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment. MBA and/or CPA, and public accounting experience is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173347-105
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm with more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.