Immediate Hire! Treasury Operations/Cash Management Analyst for Luxury Retail Firm in New York City

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Our client, a high end luxury retail firm located in Midtown, New York seeks a Treasury Operations Analyst. The individual will be in charge of cash management and application of the firm’s invoices and will work closely with the Accounts Payable Team. They will also be interacting with the firm’s Latin American division therefore Spanish speaker is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all daily cash operations for all entities and mitigate risks by ensuring that all payments are accurate and processed in a timely manner
  • On a daily basis, manage and process all payments via online banking and verify with the Senior Manager
  • Monitor the cash payments, report any operations issues and take adequate actions to solve them
  • Work closely with the Senior manager to prepare the cash forecasting for the firm
  • Perform special adhoc projects as needed for the Treasury Department
  • Communicate and provide support to all entities and stores in all payment related topics.
  • Liaise with other departments, such as accounts payable and accounting
  • Collaborate with the Senior Manager to report the month-end Syrus treasuring figures
  • Collaborate with the Senior manager in reporting and analysis as needed, including the bank fees for all entities.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ year of Treasury and Cash Management experience.
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Spanish Speaker a must
  • Solid finance and accounting skills are necessary
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • SAP experience preferred but not required

If you or someone you know would be a good fit please feel free to email me at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Hot Job: Fund Accountant for Asset Management Firm in New York City

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Our client is an asset manager/property management firm and they seek a Senior Fund Accountant to join their growing team. They are seeking someone with 7-10 years experience as they are on boarding new properties. There is tremendous opportunity to grow and work under the Director of Finance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of accounting department, flow of financial information and recording of transactions
  • Responsible for production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial property-fund report and ad hoc reports (GAAP and Income Tax basis)
  • Ability to work closely with auditors to ensure smooth and timely annual audits
  • Oversee the property accountant’s functions including but not limited to receivables, payable, accruals, acquisition entries, variance analysis and budget review
  • Coordinate annual budget and interim reforecasts with property management and asset management group
  • Responsible for banking relationships and monitoring of cash activity
  • Manage all aspects of financial administration including all capital call notices and distributions, management fee billing, and tracking available capital
  • Assist with Investor Relation related activities, including preparing supplemental reports to investors, responding to limited partner requests, supporting fundraising initiatives and interacting with limited partners in annual meeting setting
  • Maintain Yardi as the core accounting system and ensure fund/portfolio level books are accurate and timely
  • Assist Chief Compliance Officer in maintaining compliance with SEC-registered investment adviser requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7-10 years of real estate accounting experience; preferably fund accounting
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, tax and cash basis financial reporting
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders and staff
  • A mature professional with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team

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

Hot Job! Administrative Assistant with Event Planning Exp. in New York City

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Our client in the professional service organization and they are seeking an Administrative Assistant with Event Planning experience for their office.  Ideally they would like someone who has experience using CVENT or Event Brite with 4+ years of administrative assistant experience to support the COO, Director of HR and other professionals in office.

The firm is a warm, friendly but corporate environment.  Ideally someone who is open to wearing multiple hats and flexible would work well in this environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Event Coordinator on day to day operations on various events that the company is hosting nation-wide as well as globally
  • Supporting the COO and Director of HR with their calendars, fielding their calls and other various tasks
  • Manages office operations to assure equipment is properly maintained and supplier; coordinate with service suppliers and building personnel as needed
  • Provides administrative support to officers including phone coverage, copy and scanning, file management, document preparation, and other related activities
  • Welcomes guests by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries as well as screening calls.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of office/administrative management
  • Degree from a two or four year college
  • Experience with Event Planning, particularly using an online tool such as CVENT or Eventbrite
  • Experience with Calendar Management and setting up travel arrangements
  • Excellent customer service skills, writing and organization

If you or someone you know might be a good fit for this role please feel free to email me your resume at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Hot Job! Senior Payroll Manager for Nonprofit in Queens, New York

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Our client is a prestigious nonprofit and they seek a Senior Payroll Manager to join their team. This role will have one direct report but they will be part of the growth implementation of the department. They are seeking someone who has experience processing payroll using SAP for the last five years and will be processing for close to 2,000 employees. This role will be reporting into the CFO.

Other duties include:

  • Ensures payroll operations are carried out in an efficient, effective, accurate and expedient manner.
  • Leads the continued implementation of the SAP payroll system as required.
  • Works internally with the Finance and Human Resources departments to address matters relating to payroll.
  • Ensures progressive and innovative ideas and processes are researched and implemented to increase productivity.  Ensures key stakeholders receive the information required to make staffing decisions.
  • Acts as the key internal and external contact for audits of payroll; provides support as necessary to the Benefits Administrator.
  • Ensures full utilization of all payroll systems applications, including managing and testing all implementations and system enhancement upgrades.
  • Maintains knowledge of and ensures compliance with all legal, federal and state requirements and government reporting regulations affecting payroll, tax and garnishments.
  • Ensures all year-end processes (W-2, etc.) are handled in a timely and proper manner.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience required.
  • 5+ years of SAP systems experience
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to motivate, mentor and lead a team. Excellent oral & written business communication skills required.

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

Hot Job! Accounts Payable Specialist for Major Distribution Firm in Yonkers, New York

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Our client is a large distribution and import firm, is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team. They are located in Yonkers, New York and offer amazing benefits in addition to a clear road for growth. The company has been over over 70 years and is family owned.

Responsibilities include:

 *             Perform day to day accounting activities, including verifying, classifying, computing and posting of invoices received

*             Prepare and perform weekly check runs

*             Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date

*             Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

*             Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

Qualifications:

*  2+ years of accounting experience

*             Proficient in data entry and organization

*             Time management and workload efficiency skills

*             Proficiency in basic business applications, such as Microsoft Office; user knowledge of Excel

*             Customer service and negotiation skills

*             High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

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

Chief Financial Officer for Technology Firm in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Full Relo Package offered!

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Our client, a full services technology distributor, is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead their business. The company has had a tremendous amount of growth to over $30 Billion and they are looking for a candidate who can oversee the entire operations including a focus on accounting, finance and IT.

This position is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and the company is offering a full relocation package to a highly qualified candidate.

We are seeking for candidates with prior wholesale distribution exposure in a fast paced transactional environment that can bring a new and fresh perspective to the widely successful privately held organization.

 Candidate must have prior exposure to wholesale distribution in a fast paced transactional environment. This position is a hands-on position that combines sound financial leadership and proven business effectiveness.  The CFO is responsible for the financial management of the organization and includes budget analysis and management, financial modeling and reporting, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting, accounting and treasury, mergers and acquisitions and investment strategies. The role is part of the Executive team and reports directly to the ownership group.

Additional qualifications for the role include:

  • Advanced Degree (MBA) and/or CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible financial experience in a non-public, for-profit company.
  • Leader with demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls, analysis, reporting and information technology functions preferably in an international company.
  • Wholesale distribution industry and high-volume transactional business experience preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to convey highly technical information in an understandable way to a wide variety of audiences.

If you are interested in learning more about this position please submit your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Hot Job! Group Controller for Manufacturing Firm in Providence, Rhode Island

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Currently we are working with a $1.5B+ Manufacturing firm and they are seeing a Group Controller for one of their product lines. This role is located in Providence, Rhode Island and the company in addition to having a great compensation package will also be covering full relocation expenses.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Internal Controls & Financial Records

  • Ensures maintenance of accurate and complete financial records, in compliance with both legal requirements, local accounting and US GAAP standards.
  • Leads the effort of establishing, monitoring, and enforcing an effective internal controls environment. Develops and takes necessary actions to support the firm’s SOX compliance effort. Liaises with internal and external auditors.
  • Develops and improves accounting and control policies, procedures, work processes and reporting systems to support growth and efficiency, while reducing complexity and increasing speed.

Business Leadership

  • Provides an objective viewpoint and holistic perspective to the decision making process.
  • Identify best practices and continuous improvement opportunities and facilitates embeddment of the practices into the organization.
  • Utilizes appropriate financial analysis techniques, data and prudent assumptions to evaluate investment opportunities and ensures healthy return on investments while managing risks.

People

  • Instill a sense of professionalism and excellence within the finance team. Provides an environment where Accounting and Controlling people are valued and motivated to deliver high levels of productivity and realize high levels of job satisfaction.
  • Develops people to reach their full potential through individual coaching, training, and career development, preparing them to assume increased responsibility. Makes effective use of the firm’s human resource management tools for performance, career, and compensation management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business Admin, Accounting or other Bachelor’s degree in combination with MBA and/or relevant experience).
  • Masters in Business Administration and/or CA/CPA and/or CMA preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in finance and accounting, including exposure to international business dynamics and manufacturing operations.
  • Prior supervisory experience required; 3+ years preferred.
  • SAP experience a plus.

For more information on this opportunity please email me at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Hot Job: CFO for Agriculture Company located in Nebraska

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We are currently working for a client who is looking for a Chief Financial Officer to join their firm. This company has had over 30 years of success in the Agricultural field and are focused on innovation and growth.

The firm will cover complete relocation for the individual that fits and in addition they offer a complete benefits package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, company matched 401(k) and performance bonuses.

The CFO position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, including development of financial and operational strategies and metrics, enhancement and monitoring of control systems, and reporting of accurate financial results. This position has operational responsibility for the accounting, finance, information technology and human resources functions of the company and will provide executive leadership to achieve the company’s strategic goals and vision.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Accounting – Lead and manage the accounting team ensuring execution of proper financial reporting and controls
  • Finance – Provide finance leadership and decision making for internal and external stakeholders
  • Strategic Growth – Support strategic business growth as a part of the executive management team
  • Risk Management and Procurement – Lead the overall efforts in proactive risk management
  • Administration – Manage key corporate administrative functions

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related field
• 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or mid-sized corporation
• Experience managing financials and accounting in an agricultural business environment
• Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and other financial statements
• Proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
• Advanced proficiency with fully-integrated accounting systems
• Outstanding communication, organizational, and leadership skills as well as excellent presentation skills

If you are interested in learning more please email me at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

 

Hot Job! Payroll Supervisor for Nonprofit in Brooklyn, New York

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Our client is one of the largest nonprofits across the United States and they are seeking a Payroll Supervisor to join their team. This position will be located in their Brooklyn location, very easily accessible by many different train and bus lines.

The Payroll Supervisor will work in cooperation with fellow staff members in the Payroll division.  Responsibilities include the preparation of the bi-weekly in-house payroll, quarterly and annual payroll tax reconciliation, and investigate and resolve complex or unusual payroll tax issues.  This individual will also be involved in enforcing compliance with relevant financial controls and procedures within the accounting and payroll functions, and compliance with federal and state laws.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for processing the bi-weekly in-house payroll for approximately 1,400 employees.
  • Monitors the payroll time table for quarterly and special payroll adjustments.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual payroll tax reconciliation, including W-2 processing and solving complex or unusual problems
  • Prepare and transmit payroll related reports such as NYSER pension report etc.
  • Reconcile payroll related account balances including IRS Form 941.
  • Maintain employee garnishment records and liaising with the authorities.
  • Complete all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization’s payroll processing objectives, including relationships with state and federal agencies.
  • Respond to verbal and written payroll related inquiries

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or institution in Accounting or Finance.
  • A minimum of five years of payroll processing experience.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to establish work priorities and apply financial accounting principles and methods to daily tasks.
  • Proven ability to manage time and resources to meet seasonal patterns of peak demands and competing deadlines.
  • Ability to use automated spreadsheets and other tools for financial analysis and reporting, and prepare and report on not-for-profit financial statements.
  • Knowledge of Lawson accounting software (or equivalent systems) and spreadsheet software applications desirable.
  • Ability to work effectively with an integrated management team, building skills, and developing staff.
  • Team player comfortable with cross functional collaboration.

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

 

Hot Off the Press! Creative Financial Staffing’s 2017 New York City Salary Guide

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CFS just released it’s 2017 Salary Guide. This complimentary guide includes salaries of Accounting and Finance professionals at all levels both Nationwide and the New York Tri-State area which includes: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County and New Jersey.

Who would benefit most from using this guide?

  • Hiring managers who are adding to staff or has recently lost someone in their Accounting and Finance department. Once you have your budgets in it is now time to have an understanding of what the top talent of professionals are currently earning in the market place
  • Job Seekers who are starting to look or already out looking for their next step in their career. What is your value worth in this market?
  • Human Resource Professionals who need to have a good understanding of not only the market to help their hiring managers fill their roles but also get a good sense of the levels and skill sets of the top professionals in Accounting and Finance

For more information on how to get your FREE 2017 Salary Guide please visit:

Link to 2017 Salary Guide

Or you can reach out to me to discuss your needs at:

Johanna Rodriguez | 646.661.2226| JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com