Tax and Audit Season is upon us – Let CFS in NYC help you get ready!

In this upcoming Tax/Audit season, let Creative Financial Staffing in New York City/New Jersey take some work off your plate at any level! We represent highly skilled candidates from clerk to management at reasonable hourly bill rates. Below are examples of some local candidates we are working with who are available immediately at all levels. If you are interested in on-boarding help in your department please call me at 646.661.2226 or email

Junior Tax Accountant – Selena

Passed all four parts of the CPA exam and holds two years of tax experience. She has worked on the following:

  • Preparing federal and state tax returns (basic & complex including 1040, 1120, 1120S and 1065) & assembled complex K-1’s
  • Researched state/local tax compliance in accordance with IRS requirements
  • Enhanced efficiency by creating a new tax process via MS Excel for use of breakdown analysis, AMT tracking and information proofreading

Audit Associate – Bhavesh

This candidate holds a mixed background of tax and audit in a public accounting firm. Most recently he has worked on the following:

  • Performing financial statement audits for non-profit organizations and preparing form 990s
  • Performing in-depth research on tax and audit pronouncements
  • Performing financial statement and internal control testing and communicating with managers throughout audit

Internal Audit Manager- Subra

This candidate has worked with firms such as Grant Thornton, Black Rock, and notable insurance and financial services firms. Passed all four parts of the CPA exam. Recently worked on:

  • Year-end financial close process audits
  • Collaborating with clients on improving internal controls
  • Actively reviewing tax strategies to ensure compliance

Senior Tax Accountant- Jessie, CPA

This CPA candidate has a public and private mixed background, holding experience as a Tax Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers among other notable firms. Recent work has been on the following:

  • Leading the tax compliance process for hedge funds and private equity clients
  • Managing multiple clients, budgets and production goals as well as supervise and evaluate junior staff
  • Providing broad knowledge of foreign investment compliance

Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in these candidates or need help in other areas in your finance and accounting team!


Hot Job! Senior Accountant / Accounting Manager in NYC

Senior Accountant

Our client is a well-established sports firm that is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their robust Accounting Department. This role will be located in Queens.

This role will be reporting into the Assistant Controller and they are seeking a strong candidate preferably with private and public accounting mix. They would also consider candidates with just public experience as well.

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include:
– Senior Accountant will be preparing and analyzing financial statements 
– Senior Accountant will work on monthly/quarterly/yearly closings, recording of journal entries
– Will be responsible for preparing financial reporting for internal and external use
– The Senior Accountant will be working on the year end audits as the liaison for the external auditors and reviewing staff work papers
– Managing a junior staff accountant

Qualifications of the Senior Accountant for this role:
– Ideally 2+ years of private and public accounting background mix. Also would consider a solid 2 years at a Big 4
– CPA preferred or on CPA track (completed and passed the four exams)
– Experience working with accounting software such as Great Plains or other ERP Systems
– Excel – advanced proficiency 
– Focused individual, leader and go getter

For more information on this role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Hot Job! Accounts Receivable/Collections Manager in New York City

Accounts Receivable and Collections Manager

Our client is an established manufacturing firm that focuses on health products. They are seeking an Accounts Receivable Manager with additional experience in credit and collections.

About the firm:

  • Manufacturing firm focusing on health/beauty products with over $50 million in revenue
  • Established Firm with over 700 employees located in Long Island City, easily commutable by train or car
  • Offers great incentives and benefits with aggressive growth opportunity

What the Accounts Receivable Manager will do:

  • The AR Manager will be responsible for managing three employees
  • Manage proper invoicing policies, assure timely collections of money due to firm, managing cash applications
  • Monitor and reporting on credit standards, credit checks, establishing and setting limits using Dun & Bradstreet
  • Prepare weekly reports on aging, invoicing and cash receipts

Qualifications of an Accounts Receivable Manager:

  • 5+ years of Accounts Receivable experience
  • At least one year experience managing others
  • Experienced with JD Edwards or similar type of accounting software, strong Excel skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

To be considered please feel free to email your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accounting, Collections, Credit, Accounts Receivable, B2B, D&B

Hot Job! Accounting Manager for Venture Backed Firm in Midtown, New York City

Accounting Manager for Venture Backed Start Up

Venture Backed Start Up located in Midtown, New York City seeks an Accounting Manager

Why take an Accounting Manager role with this firm:

  • Company is in high growth mode
  • Headquartered in New York but with locations in DC, Chicago and San Francisco
  • Opportunity to be involved from the ground up with regards to the Accounting/Finance team

What the Accounting Manager will do…

  • Implement day to day accounting functions and policies, work on month end close
  • Forecasting, Budgets, financial projections and reporting to the investors and senior management
  • Manage a Staff Accountant
  • Work closely with the outside auditors

Qualifications of the Accounting Manager:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA is a must for this position
  • Open with regards to industry experience, Public Accounting experience is a plus
  • Quickbooks experience and strong Excel skills

Perks of the Accounting Manager Position:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous amount of paid time off
  • Health benefits covered up to 85%
  • Casual work attire, working environment

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

Keywords: Accountant, Accounting, Assistant Controller, Venture Capital, New York

Hot Job! Interim Controller/Accounting Manager for Manufacturing Firm in Long Island, New York

Interim Controller/Accounting Manager

Duration : 1 year

Location: Suffolk County, New York

About the Company for the Controller Role:

  • Prominent domestic manufacturing firm servicing many areas of medical and commercial industries
  • This location has 75-100 employees, offers a relaxed working environment
  • Located in the southern shore of Long Island in the town of Babylon

Responsibilities of the Controller will include:

  • Cost Accounting, operational reporting and production cost reporting
  • Controller will be working on month-end close, monthly forecasting, customer audits
  • Controller will support company’s accounts payable/receivable located in an out of state office

Requirements for the Controller position:

  • Cost accounting experience a must
  • Epicor or Crystal Reports experience a plus
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

To apply for this Controller role feel free to email me at

Keywords: Controller, Accounting Manager, Accountant, General Accounting, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Audit, Long Island, New York

Hot Job: Paralegal Assistant– Immediate Need for One Year Contract!

Paralegal Assistant– Immediate Need for One Year Contract

About the Company:

  • Prestigious international Professional Services Firm Located in Midtown, New York
  • Casual work office environment
  • Working Closely and supporting Senior Paralegal
  • 40 Hour work week, opportunity to become a permanent hire

About the Paralegal Assistant role:

  • The Paralegal Assistant will manage incoming mail and telephone calls and respond to member firm inquiries and requests in a timely manner following up where needed.
  • Help with managing member firm bylaws, trademark licenses, business associate agreement files, and any documents related to member firms; draft documents, communicate and follow up with members and associates; maintain agreements and records related thereto
  • The Paralegal Assistant will update all the legal documents for the clients with the any new information and all the file maintenance that goes along with it.

Desired Qualifications of the Paralegal Assistant:

  • 2+ years in a similar role
  • Attention to detail, highly organized and experienced reviewing lengthy contracts
  • Ability to work independently but also ask questions when needed
  • Strong Microsoft products experience including Outlook and Basic Excel

To apply for this Paralegal Assistant role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Paralegal, Contracts, Law, Agreements, Legal Documents, Administrative

Accounting Manager for Sustainable Energy Real Estate Firm in New York City

Accounting Manager for Sustainable Energy Real Estate Firm


 “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

About the company:

  • Our Client is a Real Estate Development firm committed to environmentally friendly, energy efficient properties that include commercial, residential, corporate campuses and hospitals.
  • Firm experiencing explosive growth
  • Firm has very significant managed assets throughout the United States
  • Competitive compensation package as well as excellent benefits including health care coverage of 100%, 401K with a 100% match up to the legal limit and more!
  • Supportive team environment with move for growth

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager:

  • Accounting Manager will review accounts receivable, accounts payable, job costing accounting, fixed assets, CAM, lease abstracts and work on the month end close
  • The Accounting Manager will review month-end, quarterly and year-end workpapers
  • The Accounting Manager will review real estate tax payments, review tax returns, cost calculations and other tax related work
  • Financial reporting and reviewing the quarterly property management reports for owners
  • The Accounting Manager will also oversee two senior accountants and review all of their work

Qualifications preferred for the Accounting Manager:

  • 7+ Years of progressive accounting experience in real estate industry
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Accounting Software experience, the firm uses MRI
  • Attention to details, strong work ethic and deadline driven

For more information on this Accounting Manager role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Accounting, Finance, Accountant, Cost Accounting, Taxes, Audit, Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, CAM


Sweating for Summer Help? CFS in NYC has got you covered!

Does your company need extra help this summer? CFS also has a large network of top local accounting and finance professionals available to help with the workload! We also have a pool of talented students from the area available for summer internships. If you would like more information on how we can help please contact me at 646.661.2226 or

Here’s a snapshot of some of our best local candidates:

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.


  • 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

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


  • 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