New Role! Controller for Nonprofit Organization in the NYC area

Our client, a top-tier nonprofit organization, seeks a Controller in the NYC area. The Controller will be oversee the accounting and financial functions of a number of branches across the city.

The Controller will report to the CFO and partner with the V.P. of Finance and the regions’ finance and accounting teams in identifying possible cost savings opportunities, which will promote the long-term sustainability of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates financial statement account variance analysis and balance sheet reserve calculations
  • Completes year-end close, 990 filing and A-133 audits
  • Identifies, recommends and implements accounting process improvements to support company goals and objectives
  • Supports CFO and VP of Finance in annual budget and strategic planning process
  • Approves wires, transfers, A/P, etc., as appropriate
  • Cash management

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, CPA designation a must
  • 10+ years of related accounting experience, at least two years as a Controller
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Revenue cycle management preferred, Strong GAAP experience

For more information please submit your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

New Role: Accountant with Technical Accounting Experience in New York City

Our client, a financial services firm located in Wall Street, seeks an Accountant to join their team.  The accountant will work specifically in financial reporting in quarterly IFRS, GAAP and would be focused on the STAT Technical Reporting process.

The accountant will also assist in preparation of management reports, quarterly and year-end financial and statutory reports, compilation of information for financial audits and Ad-hoc analysis and requests for general ledger financial information.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Reconcile monthly/quarterly technical income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Identify and resolve reconciliation open items
  • Maintain accurate data within the general ledger for Technical accounts
  • Prepare IFRS and Statutory journal entries
  • Organize and maintain comprehensive files which will support all audits
  • Prepare Technical variance analysis
  • Adhere to timelines set in closing calendars
  • Special projects as assigned by Dept. head

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of related finance/accounting experience
  • Insurance industry experience a plus
  • Experience with SAP or another accounting software
  • Bachelor’s in accounting or finance
  • Strong GAAP accounting experience

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

 

Hot Job: Accountant with Travel and Expense Experience Needed in New York City

Our client, a global financials services firm, seeks an Accountant / Finance professional in Downtown, New York City. The candidate would have heavy experience with travel and expenses using Concur.  The firm has many international offices and are implementing a new travel platform, through a web-based system that will incorporate travel booking, expense reimbursement, and reporting.

The Travel Expense Accountant, will support the finance function and be responsible for various tasks in support of the Travel expense processes.

The candidate will be the key contact to users to support them in any requests, for instance:

  • Support users to book their travels in the reserving tool
  • Contact users when appropriate approval is missing or when support is not provided for reimbursement
  • Help users in case of reimbursement issues
  • Coordinate with the accounting team to ensure diligent processing of expense reports

The candidate will be the key contacts to travels suppliers, he/she could be asked to coordinate with local hotels to set up contracts for all of the firm or contact Concur / Amex for any issues related to booking/accounting.

He/she will provide narrative and commentaries on over/under budget variances. He/she will maintain and review KPI, and provide analytical analysis on a variety of metrics.

The candidate will ensure internal controls, review the non-compliant bookings, ensure the respect of the Travels policy and maintain it as well as the HUB delegation of authorities.

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of finance / accounting experience
  • Education
  • Bachelor Degree, College certificate in Accounting / Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of travel booking systems (Concur, travel agencies.)
  • Experience with a major accounting ledger system (SAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and ability to develop collaborative relationship

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

Hot Job: Accounts Payable Coordinator for Financial Services firm in New York City

Our client, a global financial services company, seeks an Accounts Payable Coordinator in Downtown, New York City.

The candidate would have experience with processing expense reports and supplier invoices within Concur sub ledgers; including settling, clearing and reconciling all accounts payable for the firm’s operations.

This position will fit within the existing accounts payable department and must adhere to internal controls established with regards to the the firm’s General Ledger and Expense processing procedures. The candidate will have to comply with the accounting process in order to ensure the accuracy and quality of financial information contained in the financial statements.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Book journal entries for recording of accounts payable. Entries might be booked from various sources: payment requests, web-based procurement systems, invoices, etc.
  • Process employee expense reports, ensure reimbursement requests are properly filled out, include all support and receipts, are signed off and approved.
  • Ensure that each booking is supported by appropriate work papers, and is recorded in accordance with established policies.
  • Prepare SAP upload files and book accounting entries into the General Ledger
  • Prepare daily, monthly and quarterly reconciliations detained in the accounting procedures manual. Reconcile the accounting system to the supporting documents, and to the procurement tool if needed. Investigate outstanding items and reconciling items if needed.
  • Provide necessary schedules and information for the preparation of IFRS and Statutory financial statements and for reporting to Management. Support the accounting manager for ad-hoc reporting.
  • Utilize the full functionality of the accounting system, and automate entries

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Financial services industry experience a plus
  • SAP experience a must; Concur experience a plus
  • Strong attention to detail

To be considered please submit your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

 

Hot Job: Financial Analyst for E-Commerce Firm in New York City

Our client, a wholesale/E-Commerce firm, seeks a Financial Analyst to join their team. This role will report directly to the CFO and work alongside seasoned professionals in the company.

In this position, the individual will work with Marketing, Sales and Operations to deliver profit and business objectives of brands. They will provide Management with ad hoc financial analysis for better decision making.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare monthly financial results – Analyze performance vs. budget, forecast revision and prior year. Determine brand rate-volume-mix, along with explanations.
    •Support annual and quarterly planning process with Finance team, including analyzing volume forecasts and spending, identifying key drivers of change.
    •Determine key customer profitability, integrating all areas of direct expense.
  • Assess SKU level sales and profit margin contribution for brand revitalization projects.
    •Perform cost/benefit analysis for ad hoc projects.
  • Lead eCommerce analytics for direct-to-consumer sites
  • Analyze data to make recommendations on price elasticity, cross-purchase interactions, and competitive pricing dynamics
  • Desire to work with pricing strategy, quantifiable analytics, and optimization
    • Manage competitive analysis for eCommerce and brick and mortar competitors
    • Recommend strategies for the go-to-market strategy for eCommerce business
    • Evaluate ROI on digital marketing and eCommerce, as well as recommending strategies to increase profitability

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in similar financial/business analyst role
  • Wholesale, Ecommerce, Manufacturing, Distribution experience a plus
  • Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains or similar ERP systems experience a plus
  • Excel – Advanced Level
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible

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

Hot Job: Controller for Advertising Firm in New York City

Our client, a media advertising firm, is seeking a Controller / CFO to join their growing organization. The company is in need of someone to work very closely with the president and other professional management team members on strategic initiatives to move the company forward.

The professional will also be working on day to day accounting functions, financial controls and implementation as well as working on financial planning and budget management functions.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 7+ years of accounting experience, advertising/media/public relations a plus
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Quickbooks Enterprise experience preferred
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects

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

Senior Internal Auditor for Financial Services firm in New York City

Our client, a top-tier financial services firm, seeks a Senior Internal Auditor to join their firm.  This firm boasts on being the best in their field, has accelerated track for growth within in the company and great mentor-ship. The firm offers a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform risk evaluation of audit area to identify key controls for reviewA
  • Draft the audit program and execute the audit steps
  • Draft questionnaires, spreadsheets, etc. to assist in analyzing business processes
  • Draft audit reports to summarize audit findings
  • Prepare workpapers, schedules, and summaries documenting audit evidence, conclusions, and findings reached
  • SOX auditing
  • Additional ad hoc responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finnce
  • 3+ years of experience in Public Accounting or Corporate Internal Audit
  • Financial Services experience a plus
  • SOX experience a plus
  • Ability to do 20% domestic travel 
  • Strong communication skills

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

Hot Job: Senior Brokerage Auditor located in New York City

Our client, a top-tier financial services firm, seeks a Senior Brokerage Auditor to join their firm.  This firm boasts on being the best in their field and has an accelerated track for growth within in the company. The firm offers a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide audit project supervision role for staff auditors
  • Escalate risk issues and follow up on resolutions
  • Identify potential department improvement projects
  • Take responsibility for staff auditors and ownwork product
  • Identify and share relevant business and audit topics with the audit group
  • Partner with audit clients to identifyconstructive and value-added solutions to address risks identified
  • Partner with audit clients to assist in researchand other information dissemination processes
  • Identify opportunities for and participate in approved special projects

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of public accounting or sophisticated internal audit experience (1 year minimum as a senior)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance,Economics or related field
  • Prior Financial Services or Brokerage audit experience strongly preferred
  • CPA / CIA (or willingness / ability to obtain one of these certifications)
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% domestically

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