Hot Job! Plant Controller For Manufacturing Firm in Rochester, New York

Plant Controller located in Rochester, NY

Our client is a leading manufacturer in Rochester, NY looking for a Plant Controller. This person will be directing all financial activities. A key aspect of the role will be supporting the operations team in driving growth through superior analysis and ensuring accurate financial reporting.

About the Firm:

  • 70+ year old firm focusing on manufacturing small parts for machines
  • Plant is growing in the next year expected to be in $40mil mark due to acquisitions and growth
  • Role will have a direct report, Staff Accountant, and will report to the CFO

Responsibilities of the Controller:

  • Overall management of local plant finance and accounting team
  • Maintain the general ledger and all other subsidiary ledgers accurately and in accordance with GAAP, State and Federal laws
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting, work on cost accounting
  • Oversee all aspects of working capital (AP/AR, inventory, collections, month end closing, etc.)
  • Build and control the annual budget

Qualifications of the Controller:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or CMA a plus
  • 8-15 years experience particularly focusing on cost accounting
  • Sound understanding of bills of material, routings, and standard cost elements
  • Works well independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with an ERP system in manufacturing environment a plus

Perks of working for this firm as a Controller:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • Generous PTO, 401k with match, profit sharing, great health benefits
  • Opportunity to enhance your career with a company that is experiencing steady and strong growth

If you or someone you know may be interested please feel free to email me at Jrodriguez@cfstaffing.com

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CFS NYC – 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Changing Your Routine

When it comes to your job search it always starts about your own attitude towards the search from the beginning. An article I found really interesting that I came across this week is one about routine. If you are ready to make the change in the routine you are in, first you have to make sure you are really ready for it.  This along with the other articles have some great insight into self development as it pertains to your career growth.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Changing Your Routine

https://www.fastcompany.com/40543789/5-questions-to-ask-yourself-before-changing-your-routine

What’s a Normal Challenge at a New Job and What’s a Huge Red Flag?

https://www.themuse.com/advice/normal-new-job-challenges-red-flags?ref=carousel-slide-4

Less Is More: 4 Job Search Tips to Make the Process Less Exhausting

https://www.themuse.com/advice/job-search-tips-to-make-the-process-less-exhausting?ref=carousel-slide-1

How to get back on track when you’re having an unproductive day

https://www.fastcompany.com/40579081/how-to-get-back-on-track-when-youre-having-an-unproductive-day

7 Mindsets Necessary For Successful Leadership Development

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brentgleeson/2018/05/31/7-mindsets-necessary-for-successful-leadership-development/2/#4f85c4644c84

NYC Open Accounting and Finance Positions

Payroll Manager and Director in Midtown, New York City for Prominent Organization

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/06/05/hot-jobs-payroll-manager-and-director-in-new-york-city/

Staff Accountant for Online Publishing Firm

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/06/04/hot-job-staff-accountant-for-online-publishing-firm-located-in-nyc/

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com to learn more. We also offer a BONUS for anyone you refer over to us that is placed with our client either on a temporary or permanent basis. Feel free to email me to get more details on that as well!

Hot Jobs! Payroll Manager and Director in New York City

Payroll Manager and Director for Prominent Firm in New York City

I am working with a client located in by Grand Central in Midtown and they are seeking two payroll professionals for their growing firm!

The company is a nonprofit that also has a for profit revenue stream. Currently they are at $225m+ and are going to grow to $1billion in the next two years!  The company prides itself on an open-door policy and exposure to all levels of management & executives. The Managers are very flexible, open and always focused on helping them develop and grow.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, keep reading!

Payroll Manager
Compensation: Starting at $85k+ DOE

Responsibilities will include:

  • Payroll Manager will be supervising a team of payroll coordinators – analyzing, preparing and inputting payroll data
  • Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly and year end reports related to gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions for management
  • Inputting journal entries, account reconciliations into the general ledger as it pertains to payroll
  • Work with the HR team on benefits regarding onboarding such as 401k, health, deductions

Payroll Director
Compensation: Starting at $95k+ DOE

  • Payroll Director will be in charge of the Payroll Team, will be working with Payroll Manager on KPI’s,
  • Oversee the production of an accurate and timely payroll, including multi-state over 45 different locations
  • Provide strategic recommendations on short-term and long-term solutions
  • Work on compliance related issues as it pertains to payroll tax, external laws and regulatory guidance
  • Work with the HR Team on various benefits and make sure that the Payroll team is working alongside effectively with them
  • Work with the Executive team on any improvements, efficiencies and optimize use of technology

Minimum Requirements for both positions:

  • 5+ years of relevant payroll experience, Multi-state payroll experience at a high volume
  • ADP, ADP Enterprise, ADP TimeSaver or other related payroll systems is required
  • Oracle or other general ledger systems experience required, Strong Excel
  • Past supervisory experience
  • Union/Non Union experience is a plus

If you are interested in discussing further feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

We are moving quickly on this and also have many other opportunities available at this time.  If you know of anyone that might be of interest, we do have a referral bonus and we will pay you for referrals! Keep in mind that we also service New Jersey, Westchester and Long Island.

Hot Job! Staff Accountant for Online Publishing Firm located in NYC

Staff Accountant

Our client is a prominent news and information services provider located in Downtown, Manhattan and they are seeking a Senior Accountant on a temporary basis for a long-term project. This position has direct visibility to the Controller and VP of Finance and offers a flexible, casual work environment.

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant:

  • Month-end close preparation
  • Review and update P&L reports
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Corporate allocations
  • Cash management

Experience Preferred for the Senior Accountant:

  • Experience with Great Plains a plus
  • Intermediate Excel skills, including V-Lookups & Pivot Tables
  • Team player & detail oriented.

If you or someone you know may be interested in this role please submit a resume immediately to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

**Please note that if you do refer someone over to us and they are placed we offer a referral bonus.

CFS NYC – 3 Ways To Jumpstart Your Career This Summer

Often when I speak to candidates who are seeking a new role, they talk about picking up their job search back up in the fall. I do mention to them that they may miss a great opportunity. If you are set on starting your search back up after the summer there are still things you can do to prepare for the search and the articles below will give you some good suggestions on what you can do now to polish your resume and prepare you when you start interviewing again.

3 Ways To Jumpstart Your Career This Summer

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/2018/05/28/3-ways-to-jumpstart-your-career-this-summer/?utm_source=LINKEDIN_COMPANY&utm_medium=social&utm_content=1561104837&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesMainLI#b783543542d5

Why Aren’t I Hearing Back About the Jobs I’m Applying for?

https://www.themuse.com/advice/why-arent-i-hearing-back-about-jobs-im-applying-for?ref=recently-published-2

The Networking Advice No One Tells You

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bonniemarcus/2018/05/22/the-networking-advice-no-one-tells-you/#7f7705a77726

5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/5-common-resume-mistakes-how-fix-them-emily-reilly/

7 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/cover-letter-mistakes/

NYC Open Accounting and Finance Positions

Senior Accountant for Global Nonprofit Firm

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/hot-job-senior-accountant-for-global-nonprofit-firm-in-new-york-city/

Staff Accountant for Professional Services Firm 

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/05/01/hot-job-staff-accountant-for-professional-services-firm-in-new-york-city/

Staff Accountant for Private School 

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/05/22/hot-job-staff-accountant-for-private-school-in-upper-east-side-nyc/

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com to learn more. We also offer a BONUS for anyone you refer over to us that is placed with our client either on a temporary or permanent basis. Feel free to email me to get more details on that as well!

 

Hot Job! Staff Accountant for Private School in Upper East Side, NYC

Staff Accountant for Prestigious Private School / Nonprofit

Our client is a private school located in the Upper East Side of New York City and they are seeking a Staff Accountant to join their department. This role will have direct exposure to the CFO, Director of Budgeting and Controller.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • General Ledger Account Reconciliations, posting journal entries, assisting with preparation of month end close and annual audits
  • Fixed Assets accounting; perform monthly analysis of gifts received and prepare appropriate reports necessary for financial statement preparation
  • Manage monthly payroll process, update employee records changes with HR, ensure that scheduled deductions other transactions are appropriately handled. Provide oversight to bi-weekly payroll.
  • Assist with preparation of reports and analysis for annual filing of forms 990, 990-T & CT-13.
  • Additional Ad Hoc responsibilities

Qualifications of the Staff Accountant should include:

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working at a nonprofit organization
  • Financial Edge Blauckbaud experience is a plus or another similar accounting system
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Ability to work on your own, meticulous and very timely

Benefits of working as a Staff Accountant for this firm:

  • Competitive salary, medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous time off, free lunch, Summer Fridays
  • Generous retirement plan

If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity please feel free to email me at:

Johanna Rodriguez – JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

CFS NYC – What Not To Ask In An Initial Job Interview

This week I am sharing more great articles to help you along with your search in addition to some open roles that we are working on in CFS of New York City.

What Not To Ask In An Initial Job Interview

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2017/08/17/what-not-to-ask-in-an-initial-job-interview/#b1dac565dc70

10 Things You Can Start Doing Right Now to Save Time

https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/29936-10-things-you-can-start-doing-right-now-to-save-time?utm_source=Arianna&utm_medium=LinkedIn

5 Components Of Succeeding At Anything

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ellevate/2017/07/31/5-components-to-succeeding-at-anything/?nowelcome=&utm_source=LINKEDIN_COMPANY&utm_medium=social&utm_content=1532424037&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesMainLI#6fdd41db202a

1 Small Mistake Will Get Your Resume Rejected Immediately, According to Google’s Former Head of HR

https://www.inc.com/darren-marble/google-hr-executive-says-this-1-mistake-can-destroy-a-perfect-resume.html

Permanent Job Openings

Accounts Receivable / Accounting Clerk for high end fashion retail firm in New Jersey

https://tinyurl.com/y9bvmz44

Trade Support/ Analyst with SAP experience for Global Manufacturing Firm in New Jersey

https://tinyurl.com/ycq4yzzk

Executive Assistant for CEO at a National Distribution firm in Brooklyn, New York

https://tinyurl.com/ycakwj33

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com to learn more. We also offer a BONUS for anyone you refer over to us that is placed with our client either on a temporary or permanent basis. Feel free to email me to get more details on that as well!

 

 

Hot Job! Accounts Receivables / Collections Specialist in New Jersey

Accounts Receivables / Collections Specialist in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Our client an international fashion retail firm located in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The company prides itself on an open-door policy and exposure to all levels of management & executives. The Managers are very flexible, open and always focused on helping them develop and grow.

Currently, they are seeking an Accounts Receivable/Collections Specialist to join their team on a permanent full-time basis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts Receivable – daily invoice functions, managing and preparing EDI invoices, daily cash receipts, preparing aging report
  • Handling credit card transactions, preparing deposit slips, wire payments
  • Posting to the general ledger, maintain accurate information on clients on the GL including special instructions on payments received
  • Handle customer inquires and requests, sending out monthly statements
  • Calling or emailing clients on any collections, updating credit memos
  • Support the Controller on additional adhoc accounting responsibilities including accounts payable

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in general accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Experience with an ERP system such as Sage, Mas90, as well as good Excel experience
  • Personality and work ethic are crucial: must pick up tasks without a great deal of oversight; have the ability to facilitate information gathering; possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail

To apply please submit your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

CFS NYC – Post-Interview Follow-Up Matters, Maybe More Than The Interview Itself

There has been a lot of movement that I have been noticing in interviewing and receiving offers. With the summer soon upon us a lot of firms are looking to make those hires before the hiring managers are off on vacation.  Below are some great articles to help you along with your search in addition to some open roles that we are working on in CFS of New York City.  Give me a call or send me an email if you are interested in discussing your job search further!

Johanna Rodriguez, Branch Manager of CFS NYC – 646.661.2226 or JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Unemployment is below 4% for the first time since 2000 http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/04/news/economy/april-jobs-report/index.html

Ask an Interview Coach: How Can I Be More Compelling In Each Interview Round

https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/ask-an-interview-coach-how-can-i-be-more-compelling-in-each-interview-round/

Post-Interview Follow-Up Matters, Maybe More Than The Interview Itself

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2018/04/30/post-interview-followup-matters-maybe-more-than-the-interview-itself/#5a842c3b45ec

Are You Making These 4 Job Search Mistakes?

https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/are-you-making-these-4-job-search-mistakes/

4 References You Can Nail Down—Even if You Don’t Have a Lot of Experience

https://www.themuse.com/advice/4-references-you-can-nail-downeven-if-you-dont-have-a-lot-of-experience

New York City Permanent Roles

Treasury Manager for Prominent Nonprofit in NYC  https://tinyurl.com/y8l7gmpw

Senior Financial Analyst in New Jersey for Global Manufacturing Firm  https://tinyurl.com/yce9eqqu

Accounts Payable Coordinator in NYC for Mid-Size Firm https://tinyurl.com/y9wbatgo

Accountant for Professional Services firm in NYC https://tinyurl.com/ybdof2nb

Hot Job! Executive Assistant for C-Suite Professional in Brooklyn, New York

Executive Assistant for C-Suite Professional

My client is a leading distribution firm located in Sunset Park/Park Slope, Brooklyn. The company has over $200M in revenue and is consistently growing. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer is seeking a responsible, personable and experienced Executive Assistant to join his team.

Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant:

  • Manage CEO’s calendar and arrange travel
  • Travel & Expense reimbursement processing
  • Conference room & event setup
  • Transcribe meeting minutes and follow up on action items
  • Work closely with others in the department such as stakeholders

Experience Preferred for the Executive Assistant:

  • 2+ years of administrative support experience directly for C-Suite exec
  • Strong communication skills & attention to detail
  • Intermediate Excel (V-Lookups & Pivot Tables a plus)

Benefits of Working for This Firm:

  • Great work/life balance
  • Excellent benefits and vacation time
  • Pizza Fridays & Company Bowling
  • Summer Friday Schedule
  • Growth potential

For further details please feel free to reach out to me:

Johanna Rodriguez, JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com