Controller – California

Who We Are

There has never been a better time to join Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum a growing firm of nimble defense lawyers who help clients simplify the process of complex litigation. From our offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, we help clients confront and overcome a wide variety of complex claims in state and federal court throughout California. At EGHB, we serve as outside counsel for businesses, insurance companies, and the public sector. Our firm has deep trial experience to win motions and achieve defense verdicts. We resolve cases in the most efficient and favorable manner possible.

The San Francisco, California office of Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum is currently accepting resumes for a Controller. This position will be responsible for the finance and accounting functions of the firm. This is a full-time, Hybrid, salaried role with great benefits.


The Controller will be responsible for managing the firm’s Accounting and Finance function including: monthly client invoicing process, overseeing all accounts payable and receivable for the firm, ensuring compliance with trust account and banking rules, preparing monthly financial statements, analyzing financial data, monitoring expenses, cash management, forecasting and budgeting revenue and expenses, coordinating any review or audit processes with CPA firms, and ensuring the accuracy of the firm’s financial information.

The Controller will provide information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist the firm’s equity partners, management, and other users in making educated economic decisions about the firm’s future.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversee and perform accounts payable and receivable functions.

• Manage the Firm’s billing and accounting software.

• Manage the process client billing via ProLaw and various client portals.

• Setup and maintain payroll through outsourced payroll company.

• Prepare weekly cash position statements for management.

• Assist with or prepare budgets and forecasts.

• Work with outsourced financial oversight or consultants and Managing Partner to prepare and produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.

• Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.

Supervisory Responsibility:

• The Controller will have direct management responsibility for all employees in the accounting and finance departments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Financial management.

• Accounting.

• Payroll.

• Law firm experience preferred.

• Knowledge of ProLaw or other similar law firm billing systems.

• Cloud-based accounting and billing applications.

• Performance management.

• Advanced Microsoft Office suite and Adobe skills.


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.

• CPA certification.

Annual Salary: $145,000-$185,000 per year, plus comprehensive benefits.
*Equal Opportunity Employer.
*Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Collaborative and diverse work environment
  • Growth opportunities within the firm
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Please submit your resume to Jon Piggins via email at: [email protected]