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

CFS – Top Accounting and Finance Candidates in the New York City Area

Creative Financial Staffing has top candidates available for temporary/project assignments, interim management and permanent positions in the New York City  marketplace.

We have completed all of the screening for you. We’ll help you find the right solutions to meet your staffing needs.

Call 646.661.2226 or email me at JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com and we can discuss how we can work together!

Hot Job! Accounts Receivable Specialist in New York City

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Our client, a fast growing start up in the food business and a subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar firm, seeks an Accounts Receivable for their growing firm.  The role will be reporting into the Controller and has an expected career path to grow into eventually managing the accounts receivable department.  They are looking for someone who is comfortable working in a small, fast-paced and entrepreneurial business setting

The company is committed to making healthy and delicious food for today’s young family with the essential nutrients needed for optimal growth and development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sorting deductions by customer
  • Posting payments to the General Ledger
  • Work with Business to Business customers on chargebacks and refunds
  • Returns Management – Monthly reconciliation
  • Work alongside the Sales team and other accounting departments
  • Communicate effectively and answer customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Work with big retail customers such as Target, Walmart, Amazon and Toys R Us in order to dispute and monitor shortage claims, mis-shipments, discrepancies, and other claims

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of relevant Accounts Receivable experience
  • Experience with Retail or Manufacturing Firms
  • Bachelors degree a plus
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Attention to detail, focus and a team player

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

 

 

New Job! Audit Manager in Financial Services located in New York City or New Jersey

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Our client, a top public accounting CPA firm, seeks an Audit Manager who will be focusing on working with their financial services practice. This role can be based out of New York City or Livingston, New Jersey. This opportunity also lends itself to be a full-time role or a seasonal work period. It is up to you as the individual.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for managing multiple teams and providing performance feedback to all members of those teams at the conclusion of engagements
  • Anticipating and addressing client concerns and resolving problems as they arise
  • Promoting new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients
  • Keeping abreast of latest developments and the firm’s standards and policies
  • Keeping abreast of industry developments and their effects on client’s competitive position

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years of recent continuous experience with a public accounting firm
  • Experience working with financial service (banking) clients required
  • Broker dealer or investment company experience a plus
  • Candidate must be a licensed CPA in the state of New York or New Jersey or must be able to be licensed in NY or NJ
  • SEC experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to interact with clients, prospects, all levels of staff, and colleagues in a professional fashion
  • Strong skills in maintaining great client service with proven sales skills

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

Hot Job! Collections Analyst with Manufacturing Firm in New York City

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Our client is a highly regarded, world leading, manufacturing firm and they seek a Collections Analyst to join their finance team. The role is located in Long Island City, New York and will be reporting into the Senior Collections Manager and will work alongside a team of four.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Increase the collection of receivables from our existing customer base of Dealers while keeping the delivery of quality service as their primary goal
  • Collections Analyst will assist our Dealers in resolving outstanding balances
  •  Assist new Dealers by guiding them through the application process
  • Resolve dealer issues, with the help of management, with grace and diplomacy
  •  Reconcile discrepancies and handle inquires relating to accounting records for Dealers and internal customers
  •  Collections Analyst will determine the best course of action for each account

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience of Collections experience. Preferably with a high volume
  • Associates degree or higher required
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, great and effective communicator

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

Hot Job! Accounts Payable Associate for Non Profit in New York City

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Our client is a School that functions as a non profit organization. They are dedicated to helping bright young minds but who have learning disabilities. They  are seeking an Accounts Payable Associate to join their organization. They just had a promotion from within and it is the reason this role is open. There is tremendous growth with this role. If you are looking to expand your career and also be part of a company with a great mission statement, then this role is for you.

The Accounts Payable Coordinator will support the day-to-day processing of transactions by completing the accounts payable and purchasing cycle.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain knowledge of the School’s policies as they relate to the Business Office and enforce compliance.
  • Verify vendor accounts and maintain updated W-9 forms and tax exemption forms on file.
  • Reconcile accounts payable entries by comparing system reports to balances and vendor statements.
  • Allocate expenses to accounts and departments by analyzing invoices and expense reports.
  • Assist with internal and external inquiries in relation to purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies.
  • Receive and verify American Express expenses, reimbursement requests, and petty cash requests for proper authorization.
  • Assist with the Accounts Payable month-end process.
  • Prepare schedules for quarterly review and year-end audit.
  • Ensure that accounts payable files and vendor records are organized and kept up-to-date.
  • Maintain and foster positive vendor relationships on behalf of the School.
  • May assist in analysis and interpretation of accounting records for use by management

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience
  • Financial Edge/Education Edge is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal are essential.
  • Strong attention to detail, vendor relationships and data entry skills.
  • Must be extremely well organized and able to manage time effectively.
  • Working and technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.
  • Positive attitude!

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

Waking Up With A Purpose

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Waking up with a purpose today can mean many things and finding your next career move is on the top of the list for many people. Today we want to give you the tools to bring you closer to your goals.

Career Articles

Let’s start with how you will go about looking for your next job.  Tatiyana Cure, Executive Recruiter at CFS, has put together reviews of six different Job Search Apps with recommendations of which one would be the best for you to utilize.

On-The-Go Job Search http://tinyurl.com/z4qe3nl

How to reach out after losing touch http://tinyurl.com/j6emg5r

How to Determine the Best Time to Make a Career Growth Move http://tinyurl.com/j4jetow

How to Handle “Failure” Throughout Your Job Search http://tinyurl.com/hntabe5

We at CFS are working with a lot of amazing clients and we would like to share these opportunities with you. If you are interested in discussing the roles further please feel free to reach out to us and we can discuss these roles as well as others.  All roles are located in the NYC Metro Area.

  1. Staff Accountant – For Management Consulting firm in Restaurant/Hospitality – up to $55k base http://tinyurl.com/jpe6vnn
  2. Staff Accountant with a focus on Accounts Payable- Luxury Retail Firm – up to $55k base. http://tinyurl.com/zvckjlk
  3. Accounts Receivable Manager / Revenue Analyst – Health/Wellness firm – up to $60k http://tinyurl.com/jf9zxoo
  4. Credit and Collections Manager – International Trading Firm – Up to $80k base http://tinyurl.com/j6x24zsk
  5. Senior Accountant w/ CPA – Media Firm – up to $85k base plus bonus http://tinyurl.com/z3se9ys
  1. Accounting Manager – Financial Services firm – up to $110k base http://tinyurl.com/zj66txv
  1. Accounting Manager w/ CPA – Import/Export Firm – up to $120k base plus bonus http://tinyurl.com/jys7quu
  2. Equity Research Analyst – Global Research Firm – up to $150k base plus bonus http://tinyurl.com/jh6sux9

If these roles aren’t for you but you know someone who would be a good recommendation please feel free to refer them over! If placed you would receive a recommendation bonus.  Email JRodriguez@CFStaffing.com for more details.

Thank you for your attention and hopefully gave you some great leads on starting your path to your new career move!

Have a great week ahead!

 

Immediate Hire: Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller for a Non-Profit in New York City

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Our client is looking for a Senior Accounting professional to join their team for an ongoing project with their firm.  Ideally they are looking for someone with 10+ years of accounting experience at either the Controller / Accounting Manager level. Experience with NetSuite is a must for them as well as having worked previously at a Non-Profit.

The project would be utilizing mostly NetSuite as the firm just converted over to the system and would like an assessment of the software in terms of how the firm can best utilize it.

If you are interested in discussing further please email me your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com

Current Opening: Junior Staff Accountant with Real Estate Exp. in New York

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Our client is an accounting/finance consulting firm and they are looking to add a Junior Staff Accountant to join their team in New York. They are looking for someone who has some real estate/property management industry experience.

As a learning member of the accounting team the junior accountant will be responsible for processing, preparing and maintaining the principal accounting functions for the firm.

Specific duties are but not limited to:

  • Keep record of, verify, allocate and post details of business transactions in a QuickBooks environment.
  • Receive, review and process accounts payable-via cash EFT or ACH. (including mail or email invoices)
  • Maintain schedule, prepare invoicing, process and reconcile accounts receivable.
  • Process and track independent contractor invoices, lease and payment schedules.
  • Banking: deposits; perform monthly bank reconciliations; and present corresponding adjusting journal entries to team controller/accountant for review and approval.
  • Learn and prepare monthly closes; maintain G/L and record appropriate journal entries.
  • Prepare/update weekly and monthly cash flow projection for review by professional staff.
  • Credit card processing & reconciliation
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system and company records system.
  • Enter payroll journal entries and maintain proprietary payroll grids.
  • Assist in the maintenance of supporting documentation for selected balance sheet accounts (e.g., current and long-term assets, long-term liabilities)
  • Prepare various monthly journal entries for selected accounts.
  • Prepare supporting schedules for financial and regulatory audits, as required.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a variety of diverse client and internal personnel.
  • Perform special project assignments for client team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting.  
  • Minimum of 3 plus years of relevant work experience in general accounting
  • Excellent command of generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls. Ability to quickly understand and learn client organizational and account structures and perform general ledger transactions.
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, ambitious and self-motivated to learn.

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