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Carver Darden Law Firm Controller/Legal Administrator Position


Carver Darden is a general practice law firm with 46 attorneys located in the New Orleans CBD, with offices in Pensacola, Belle Chasse and Covington. We are seeking an experienced individual to join as the firm’s Controller/Legal Administrator. The Legal Administrator is responsible for the smooth and efficient processing of accounting-related information and systems, office management and supervision of administrative staff. Training with the retiring administrator is available for one year beginning July 1, 2023. This is a full-time position in the downtown location with a great benefits package.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting responsibilities
  • Law firm experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Net Documents or other cloud applications
  • TABS Legal Billing & Accounting Software a plus

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coordination of month-end closing and preparation of financial statements
  • Management of accounts payable, accounts receivable, trust and general ledger
  • Cash Management
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Supervise and review payroll & HR functions
  • Budget preparation
  • Handle firm’s insurance policy renewals
  • Supervise administrative functions and staff of 5
  • Year-end reporting for calculation of partner compensation
  • Preparing tax return workpapers for outside CPA firm & tax compliance issues.
  • Office maintenance

Any candidates of interest may submit their resume to: