New Role! Development / Finance Associate for Nonprofit in New York City

Development/Finance Associate for Non-Profit Organization

My client is an international non-profit in Manhattan seeking a Development/Finance Associate to join their shared services team. This organization has been established over 25 years and has supported initiatives in over 30 countries. This position works closely with both the Accounting & Grants team as well.

Responsibilities of the Development Associate:

  • Prepare invoices for donors
  • Database entry of gifts, grants, contracts and pledges
  • Enter contact information in CRM for new individuals
  • Utilize CRM to extract and analyze information and generate reports
  • Assist Finance with basic bookkeeping
  • Provide support for various events throughout the year
  • Draft vouchers for payments
  • Assist with annual audit

Qualifications for the Development Associate:

  • Strong attention to detail & organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Experience with CRM systems or Microsoft Dynamics a plus

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

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CFS – Employee Trends in 2018

In April there has been a great shift in the national unemployment rate as it has gone down over 2%.  As an employer that means the need for talent has never been harder to find as they are getting scooped up especially in Accounting and Finance where the need for candidates have gone up. On the candidate side it means that your skill set is in high demand.  Although that is the case it doesn’t mean that you can still be lax on your job search and how you present yourself.  This is the time to sharpen those resumes and your interview skills to make sure you stand out amongst others in your field.  Here are some articles that will help steer you in the right direction.

Make Your Resume Work For You

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/2018/06/16/resume-refresh-how-to-make-your-resume-work-for-you/?utm_source=LINKEDIN_COMPANY&utm_medium=social&utm_content=1598259859&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesMainLI#710cea22479b

The ABCs of Personal Branding

https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/abcs-of-personal-branding/

Get the Inside Scoop on How Job Interviews Work

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/how-job-interviews-work-4092442?utm_content=buffere7e7e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&utm_campaign=cmsocialposting_money

This huge interview mistake ruined my chances of getting the job

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/18/suzy-welch-this-interview-mistake-ruined-my-odds-of-getting-the-job.html

Current Job Opportunities in the Greater New York area

Plant Controller in Rochester, New York

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/06/13/hot-job-plant-controller-for-manufacturing-firm-in-rochester-new-york/

Staff Accountant for Professional Services firm in Midtown, New York City

https://johannacfs.wordpress.com/2018/06/25/hot-job-staff-accountant-for-professional-services-for-new-york-city/

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 Professional Services for New York City

Staff Accountant for Global Professional Services Firm

We are currently working on a Staff Accountant position with our client who is a prominent global Professional Services firm that focuses on management consulting for financial services firms. This role is located by Grand Central Station in New York City.

The Staff Accountant will be focused on project accounting and working with the Managers or setting up budgets and billing of their clients.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant would include:

  • Billing – creating and posting invoices in the general ledger
  • Work with Managers to produce both timely and accurate invoicing of projects.
  • Support the Managers with budgeting projects including profitability analysis.
  • Reporting of time and project reports.
  • Account analysis of profit and loss statements.
  • Management of sub-contractors and billable expenses.
  • Maintain project data including integrity of reporting.

Qualifications of a Staff Accountant: 

  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelors in Accounting / Finance or someone who is on CPA track is preferred
  • Experience with accounting software such as Salesforce with strong Excel Skills such as Vlookups/Pivot Tables
  • Attention to detail, great personality

Benefits of working with this firm as a Staff Accountant:

  • Competitive Salary plus bonus and 401k match
  • Generous paid time in addition to holidays
  • Strong potential for growth and exposure to CFO

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

 

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

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!