Controller

New York, NY

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This job will primarily be remote and priority will be given to candidates in NY, NJ, MA or CT.


The Controller will maintain, manage, and analyze financial statements, payroll, budgets, tax compliance issues, and more, ensuring that all data and reports fairly and accurately reflect the company's current financial position and are issued on time, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Lead all day-to-day accounting operations for the division and report up to functional partner
  • Manage the month end close process and oversee the production of financial reports and analyses; ensure that the reported results comply with GAAP.
  • Prepare and record journal entries.
  • Update and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Review general ledger, accounts payable, and payroll transactions for accuracy.
  • Ensure transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policies and internal controls.
  • Develop and implement systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information.
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget and reforecasting.
  • Provide actual to budget analysis and work closely with department heads to answer questions and be knowledgeable about their department spend.
  • Serve as a point of contact and resource for other departments and Corporate Financial Leadership. Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy and applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Ensure that proper internal financial controls are implemented and followed.
  • Implement accounting procedures, financial policies, and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with annual audit and annual reports; work with external auditors during year-end audits.
  • Lead assignment of day-to-day tasks and responsibilities and assist with other team related matters.
  • Manage fixed assets in the accounting system
  • Assist in maintaining regulatory and operational compliance by developing, enhancing and streamlining processes.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in financial management and supervision of others in a publicly held organization
  • Must be able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and computerized accounting systems efficiently and effectively.
  • Must be able to accurately and timely prepare financial statements; organize, direct and control bookkeeping and accounting activities.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detailed information.
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a wide variety of people and situations; work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of and practical experience in sales tax, transactional accounting, cost accounting and computerized accounting systems.

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