Hiring: Controller for Commodities Firm in NYC

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Our client is currently looking for a Controller to join their growing accounting team. This person will be reporting into the the COO and will have a direct report to start. If you are interested in a well funded start up in the energy space who would like to roll up their sleeves and be an integral part of the organization than this role is for you.

DUTIES:
• Responsible for monthly financial close process including preparation of all financial statements.
• Prepare, post, and document standard monthly and miscellaneous journal entries to the general ledger including payroll entries.
• Prepare and submit monthly key performance metrics to partners
• Prepare all year-end paperwork for budget, annual review, and agreed upon procedures. Support as needed.
• Prepare necessary paperwork with relation to the annual audit.
• Prepare monthly internal reporting package.
• Prepare and report monthly internal / external commissions.
• Reconcile all ledger accounts on a monthly basis including but not limited to cash, payables, receivables, inter-company and all payroll ledgers.
• Prepare all necessary cash flow reports and analyses.
• Coordinate and assist with annual payroll and workers compensation audits.
• Assist as needed with preparation of all corporate federal and state tax returns.
• Prepare monthly cost and profitability reports.
• Prepare necessary accounting invoices and credit memos for intercompany transactions. Reconcile all monthly intercompany transactions as needed.
• Initiate all bank transfers including ACH, EFT and wire requests for vendor payments.
• Perform other accounting related tasks.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• BS or Master degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA is a must
• Mix of Public/Private accounting ideal but they are open
•  Quickbooks experience is a plus.
• Ability to manipulate and analyze large amounts of data
• Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations.
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to direct and supervise.

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

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Hot Job! Jr. Accountant for Well Established firm in NYC

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Our client, a well established maintenance services firm, seeks a junior staff accountant to join their group. This role will be reporting into the Finance Manager and an excellent opportunity to get hands on corporate accounting experience. They are looking for a smart, motivated person with great attention to detail. Must be able to start immediately.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Account Reconciliations
  • Helping with gathering information for Month End Close
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Other General Accounting Ad Hoc responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Up to 1 year of accounting experience as either an accounting clerk, bookkeeper, accounting assistant
  • Bachelors degree
  • Excel Level – Basic to Intermediate. But with the desire to become an advanced user
  • Comfortable using and helping with technology
  • Good Communicator, someone who shares information freely.

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

Hiring: Senior Accountant for Non-Profit in New York City

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Our client, a nonprofit social services agency, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their group. This position will be located in Downtown Manhattan and they seeks someone with experience in CFR (Consolidated Financial Reporting). The firm specializes in care and support housing for disabled individuals.

Under the general supervision of the Controller, this position is responsible for the overall maintenance of the Financial Reporting Department, Accounts Payable and Treasury Department. The Assistant Controller is also responsible for ensuring that the preparation of financial audit items and informational returns required by the agency are prepared/performed accurately, completed and filed within required deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Will be required to prepare and maintain all schedules required to prepare and file the annual CFR Report for all companies within the group.
  • Will be responsible to ensure that reporting is kept up to date with any changes to the reporting requirements by consistent review and complete knowledge of CFR manual on an ongoing basis.
  • Approve general journals prepared by GL an Treasury Staff
  • Analysis and preparation of account analysis for all expense accounts in the general ledger, including personal services and OTPS Accounts
  • Preparation of payroll journal entries to the general ledger
  • Maintain all fixed asset accounts with the ability to analyze, review, calculate depreciation and record entries to the general ledger
  • Completing 941 reconciliations on a quarterly basis for the firm and review all subsidiaries 941 reconciliations
  • Analysis of balance sheet accounts including prepaid assets, accrued expenses and liability accounts.
  • Interact with program staff, landlords and vendors regarding any payment issues when necessary
  • Assist with the month end financial statement closing
  • Interacts with both internal and external auditors by providing the required documentation and ensuring that the proper documentation is maintained for historical purposes.
  • Preparation of audited financial statements for the firm’s subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Assist the Controller and Assistant Controller with all special projects or tasks assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must possess Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in non-profit accounting and CFR reporting is required

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

 

Hot Job! Accountant for Online Publisher in New York City

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Our client, is a popular and growing magazine and online publisher in New York City and they are seeking a junior staff accountant to join their team. The company is looking for someone who has at least 1-2 years experience in accounting but also with a passion for the arts such as music, fashion, design, art, photography and even if you are a sneaker fan!

This role in addition to having accounting functions would also help with the company in other areas such as marketing, events, etc.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is great with numbers but also likes to be creative.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Track and manage all payments owed to freelancers and vendors for the magazines in accordance to the company’s’ priorities as determined by the Controller/CFO
  • Monitor company cash flows, and actively pursue outstanding receivables
  • Management of supplies/inventory expenses via cost comparisons and vendor sourcing
  • Monitor all accounts payable, and ensure timely satisfaction of financial obligations
  • Manage circulation deals and shipping budgets
  • Assist with treasury functions, including all business banking functions, domestic and international wires, and ACH payment
  • Support monthly and quarterly financial process, e.g. reconciliations, closings, forecast adjustments, variance analyses, etc.
  • All HR and benefit initiatives, including but not limited to: policy development, materials development, new hire onboarding, and benefits review and evaluation
  • Complete assignments from the Controller and CFO, as well as other members of senior-level management for the magazines on an ad-hoc basis

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks
  • Attention to Detail

To be considered please email me at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Hot Job! Staff Accountant for Media Company in New York City

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Our client, a prominent media publishing firm in Midtown New York, is in need of  a Staff Accountant as soon as possible.  The accounting team is small and will be reporting into the Controller. The hours would be 10am – 7pm.

Responsibilities will include invoicing advertisers, collections through email, help with month end close, coding credit card expenses, preparing reconciliations on various balance sheet accounts, supporting inquiries from internal and external clients as well as additional ad hoc responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years Accounting Experience
  • NetSuite experience is a plus
  • Intermediate skill set in Excel

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

Hiring: Senior Accountant for Major Distributor in Jersey City, NJ

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Our client, a top-tier, name brand, international distribution/manufacturing firm located in Jersey City, is seeking a Senior Accountant for their team. The company continues to grow and with that their accounting department.

Responsible for general accounting including Marketing, Trade and Public Relations expense accounts, reconciliation to annual budget, assist with the month end close process support to marketing and sales with managing budgets, 401K administration and accounting; and specific AP projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the month end close responsibilities including, Journal entries, balance sheet and P&L reconciliations as well as variance analysis.
  • Accounting for: all tax, budgeted, retirement accounts, shareholders’ composite withholdings and receivables, audit and tax fees and income tax reconciliation.
  • Finance support for the Marketing, PR, and Trade relations accounting and reporting including monitoring of annual budget, ensuring commitments are updated and aligned with invoiced amount by month-end.
  • Partner –follow up- with the above areas’ management to obtain adequate data for budget management.
  • Assist with the annual audit and work with HR to compile any requested support. Assist with filing Annual 5500 Report on Benefits Plans.
  • Review annual 401K Plan Census data together HR and validate information from all locations. Ensure consistent application of ADP codes and identify reasons for discrepancies.
  • Assess 401K procedures for each location and identify material control issues.
  • Follow up with location controllers to address and clarify any issues arising from the Plan review process.
  • Process weekly deferral funding and follow up with location controllers on any discrepancies.
  • Prepare/Analyze Account Payable metrics by establishing and managing an AP Scorecard
  • Other projects and analysis as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • 401k or Retirement planning knowledge a must
  • Experience with Lawson a plus
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus

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

Hot Job! Financial Analyst for Management Firm in New York City

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Our client is a firm that offers a variety of financial management services to the leading nonprofit organizations in the New York City marketplace and they are seeking a Financial Analyst to join their team!

The position entails meticulous accountancy of our clients’ contracted budgets in the following areas:  vouchering, variance analysis, reporting, budget modification, accounts receivable, general ledger reconciliation and audit preparation.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Confirm and maintain receivable activities for assigned clients to ensure ontime collection of receivables.
  • Confirm receipt of all monthly and/or quarterly vouchers submitted to funder(s).
  • Perform weekly a review of funder account receivables
  • Follow up with funder(s) on outstanding payments
  • Perform weekly a review of cash flow for accurate accountancy
  • Ensure timely submission of accurate client contract information to funder(s) for all vouchers, budgets and related filing reports.
  • Monthly, maintain and confirm a client review of accurate payroll grid information and payroll allocations for all vouchers and budgets.
  • Monitor the client’s contract(s) spending to maximize client reimbursement and general ledger accuracy
  • Escalate all issues affecting a client voucher and/or issues with a funder- as needed to both Controller and Client Manager in order to proactively manage and resolve the issue for the client.
  • Attend various team meetings and/or conference calls daily and weekly
  • Attend and participate in various funder, contract and audit trainings
  • Perform other related tasks or assignments as needed.  

To be successful in this job an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required.

  • Time Management Skills: Proficient and effective time management of competing priorities.
  • Quality Control Skills: Accuracy and thoroughness with a meticulous eye for financial detail.
  • Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem Solving: Strong problem-solving, analytical and organizational abilities. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information adroitly
  • Technology Skills: MS Office suite; Proficient use and knowledge with MS Excel are a must. Microsoft Dynamics (formerly Microsoft Great Plains), or other accounting and reporting software required. Microsoft FRx or Management Reporter is a plus.
  • Experience: 1-3 plus years of financial budget analysis for government contract or government funds management or related experience.  Not-for-profit, foundation or government experience required or equivalent experience. 
  • Education:  BS/BA in accounting, finance or a related field.

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

Hiring! Senior Property Accountant in New Jersey

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Our client owns and manages a wide variety of multi-family properties in the midwest, with their central office located in Englewood, New Jersey. They are adding to their growing accounting group a Senior Property Accountant.

In this department, the Senior Property Accountant is assigned multiple properties and is responsible for the monthly entries, variance analysis, CAM recs, and more. Their accounting group is fast-paced, extremely bright, and have experience with market and luxury multi-family buildings with various tax credits and in-house rehab construction projects.
Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintenance and reconciliation of all general ledger activity for properties in the assigned portfolio. Demonstrate strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • Prepare monthly accrual based work paper packages, including variance explanations.
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports for outside organizations such as lenders, banks and investors.
  • Assist in cash management, analysis of cash requirements, monitoring of daily cash positions.
  • Reconcile g/l accounts in conjunction with new accounting software implementation.
  • Work on multiple monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Review accounts payable and accounts receivable reports. Post accounts payable.
  • Prepare and maintain year-end work papers for annual audits.
  • Support on site personnel in various aspects of financial analysis. Assist in training of new and existing junior staff and interns.
  • Analyze activity in capital expenditure accounts. Record assets and depreciation in fixed asset database.
  • Complete ad hoc financial projects as required.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience (property accounting experience preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Excel required,  Salesforce software experience a plus.
  • Experience in new accounting software implementation a plus.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple high priority projects.
  • Strong work ethic focused on meeting deadlines.

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