CFS NYC – 10 Career Experts Share Their #1 Piece of Job Search Advice

As someone who interacts with Accountants all day as part of my job, I know how important numbers are.  Below are some articles pertaining to your career and job search that’s all about the numbers!

3 Job Search Mistakes To Quit Making Today

6 Phrases to Never Tell an Interviewer

10 Career Experts Share Their #1 Piece of Job Search Advice

How To Identify A Toxic Culture Before Accepting A Job Offer

Are You Leaving Your Job for the Wrong Reason?

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Why Aren’t I Being Considered for Mid-Level Positions

Current Permanent Job Openings in NYC

Staff and Senior Tax Accountant for Prominent Business Management Firm

Staff Accountant for Hospitality Firm

Accounts Payable Specialist

Senior Accountant for Nonprofit Organization

Accounting Manager / Controller for Hospitality Group

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – 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!


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

Why Aren’t I Hearing Back About the Jobs I’m Applying for?

The Networking Advice No One Tells You

5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

7 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

NYC Open Accounting and Finance Positions

Senior Accountant for Global Nonprofit Firm

Staff Accountant for Professional Services Firm

Staff Accountant for Private School

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – 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! Senior Accountant for Nonprofit Firm in Midtown, NYC

Senior Accountant for Nonprofit Organization

Midtown, New York City

We are working with a top-tier nonprofit organization based in NYC and they are seeking a Senior Accountant with nonprofit experience to help with their annual audit for a three to four month project. This role will be reporting into the Controller.

The most important functional tasks that this person will be working on is:

  • Ensuring all journal entries into the general ledger is correct; fixing any errors
  • Working with the team on any month end close issues; working on audit schedule
  • Bank Reconciliations; working on clean up efforts
  • Other Ad-Hoc accounting duties


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 4+ years of experience at a nonprofit
  • Working with software packages such as MIP and Intacct or similar programs
  • Strong attention to detail and deadline driven

The company is located Midtown by all the local trains as well as close to Penn Station and Port Authority. They are a very relaxed nonprofit environment, opportunity to keep your skills fresh, learn new systems as well as make lifelong networking connections while earning money!

If you are interested please submit your resume to

Hot Job! Grants and Contracts Accountant for Nonprofit in NYC

Grants and Contracts Accountant

We are working with a top-tier nonprofit organization based in NYC and they are currently seeking an Accountant preferably with nonprofit experience working on budgets and government contracts to join their team.
The most important functional tasks that this person will be working on is:

  • Prepare all budget-related materials and supporting documents required for submission to funders including continued funding applications, contract renewals, and budget modifications.
  • Record and track revenue for each funding source including monitoring and adjusting accruals, posting checks and electronic transfers, recording contract vouchers and maintain payment schedules.
  • Prepare necessary financial reports related to portfolio of public and private grants and contracts.
  • Review P&L, forecasting and also adjustments as it relations to the contracts
  • Help with the audits as it relates to the grants and contracts


  • 4+ years of nonprofit experience with grants, contracts and fiscal
  • Experience working with public funders, Health Research Grants, Federal Grants, HUD, AIDS/HIV Grants
  • Software Experience such as Intacct, MIP, Fund EZ. Blackbaud or other nonprofit software a plus
  • Advanced Excel Skills

To apply please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Hot Job! Project Accountant in Brooklyn, New York

Project Accountant

Our client is a general contracting firm focusing on low income housing and they seek a Project Accountant to join their team. The company has a relaxed, family atmosphere and are interested in candidates who are looking to grow in their career to a Controller position in the future.

Responsibilities of the Project Accountant will include:

  • Working on day to day accounting functions such as bank reconciliations, AP/AP, looking at vendor statements and working on month end close
  • Assist in the preparation of claims daily cash flow and job cost reporting along with management
  • Project Accountant will supervise Accounts Payable, Receivable and Payroll Work with supervisors
  • Oversee the work of a junior AP accountant
  • Work closely with the CFO on other ad hoc matters

Qualifications of the Project Accountant:

  • 3+ years of accounting experience particularly with a contracting, construction, engineering, architect or real estate construction firm
  • Experience with SAGE or another ERP system
  • Be detail oriented, able to manage others and be deadline oriented

To apply please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accountant, Staff Accountant, Construction, General Contracting, Engineering, Real Estate, SAGE, Accounting

Production Accountant for Luxury Fashion Firm in New York City

Our client is a growing international firm that is a creative agency focusing on luxury and fashion industry. They are seeking an Accountant to join their expanding team.

What the Accountant will do…

  • The Accountant will work on day to day accounting functions such as AP/ AR, billing, reviewing financial statements
  • Production Accounting with regards to certain projects, allocating costs to jobs and divisions
  • Working on month end close, bank reconciliations, credit card expenses, and revenue
  • Helping in other parts of the company as needed

Qualifications of the Accountant:

  • 2 Years of experience as an accountant working with creative services industry or luxury such as marketing/advertising, high end fashion, modeling, celebrity lifestyle or photography services
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Exposure to production accounting is a major plus
  • Experience with accounting systems in particular with Netsuite would be a plus
  • Multi-tasker and ability to work in a fast pace environment

Perks of working with this firm as a Staff Accountant:

  • Medical benefits covered (some employee contribution), long term/short-term disability
  • Competitive Salary and bonus structure
  • PTO and 401k with generous match, commuter benefits

If you are interested in this role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accountant, Accounting, Production Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Staff Accountant, Luxury, Creative, Photography, Modeling Agency, Lifestyle Magazines, Celebrity

Hot Job! Senior Internal Auditor for Insurance Firm in Midtown, New York

Senior Internal Auditor for Insurance Firm

Why take a Senior Internal Auditor with this company?

  • Dynamic team environment
  • Well Established Insurance Firm with Nation-Wide Offices
  • Opportunity to grow within the organization as the firm has had explosive growth in the last three years
  • Firm is offering a dynamic training and development program for their employees

What the Senior Internal Auditor will do…

  • Assist Audit Managers and Head of Internal Audit on the fulfilment of the annual audit plan.
  • Working either independently or in a team with an Auditor and Audit Managers to execute high quality, commercially focused audits.
  • The scope of IA activity includes reviewing the effectiveness of the control environment for all areas of the business.  This includes underwriting, claims, reinsurance, finance and operational activity; and compliance with the laws and regulations.
  • Up to 15% of travel a year to the other offices on the East and West coast

 What the company needs in a Senior Internal Auditor:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, additional certifications a plus
  • 4+ years of Internal/External Audit experience at a Public Accounting Firm focus on Insurance clients/industry
  • Knowledge and experience of SOX controls, risk based auditing techniques, project and change management
  • Strong work ethic, willingness to grow and detail oriented

Perks of the Senior Internal Auditor role:

  • Four weeks’ paid vacation plus holidays
  • 401k with profit sharing, Health benefits, insurance, gym memberships
  • Promotion opportunities
  • Stability of a well-established and growing company

To apply for this Senior Internal Auditor role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Internal Audit, Insurance, Sarbanes Oxley, Risk, Big 4, Public Accounting,


Bookkeeper/Accountant in Central Long Island, New York

Bookkeeper/Accountant for Medical Services firm in Jericho/Deer Park, Central Long Island Area

Why take a Bookkeeper/Accountant role with this Company?

  • Professional Services firm that offers onsite medical services
  • Growing firm with four locations nationwide
  • Reporting to Director of Operations
  • Lots of growth in the future, long term to manage AP/AR clerks

What the Bookkeeper/Accountant will do…

  • Bookkeeper/Accountant will be responsible for Accounts Payable and Receivables, itemize bills, manage check postings and prepare invoicing
  • Bank/Credit Card Reconciliations, Purchasing
  • Setting up Financial Statements for Month End
  • Generate weekly reporting, for each branch in terms of AP/AR
  • Support the Billing Manager in various ad hoc responsibilities

Qualifications of the Bookkeeper/Accountant:   

  • 2+ years working as Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant
  • Detail Oriented, attention to detail
  • Quickbooks experience and strong Excel
  • Medical/Insurance industry a plus

Perks of being a Bookkeeper/Accountant with this firm:

  • Casual work attire, parking onsite, Bookkeeper/Accountant will have their own office
  • Health/medical benefits, generous vacation time, 401k
  • Birthday/Baby Showers/Bridal Showers all celebrated with cake!

To apply to this Bookkeeper/Accountant position please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accountant, Bookkeeper, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Financial Statements, Journal Entries, General Ledger


Staff Accountant for a Private Club in New York City

Staff Accountant for Members Only Club

Currently working with a client in Midtown, New York that is a private luxury membership club and they are seeking a Staff Accountant with a solid work ethic.


  • Staff Accountant will compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Staff Accountant will analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Staff Accountant will support the rest of the accounting team with other ad hoc responsibilities such as bank reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable and payroll


  • 3+ years of general Accounting
  • Integrated club accounting software experience such as Jonas Management or MindBody is a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill

To apply please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accountant, Accounting, Staff Accountant, Jonas Management, Private Club, Restaurant, Fitness, General Ledger, Journal Entries, Financial Statements, Luxury

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


  • 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