Financial Controller

New York
21 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Contract type
Full time

Controller Job Functions

  • Accounting/Auditing
  • Distribution
  • Finance

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Oversee the management of day–to–day accounting responsibilities including the management of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and collections.
  • Ensure all client deposits are made.
  • Prepare weekly cash disbursements to pay client expenses, in accordance with the company's budget.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations.
  • Cash flow planning and management.
  • Create accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for internal leadership team, and ad hoc reports as requested.
  • Set and manage annual and monthly revenue forecasts and sales forecasts.
  • Compare performance actuals with plan forecasts and strategically interpret results.
  • Process weekly and bi–weekly payroll using JustWorks.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures. Direct daily department AP, credit and collections, financial statements, cash management and treasury
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual reports
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Prepare bottle deposit reconciliations.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

What we are looking for:

  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting leadership role
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA is a big plus
  • Strong work stability
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills
  • Expert knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel.
  • Database experience (Shopify, NetSuite and PayPal) preferred.
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of a P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow.
  • Strong communication skills capable of translating complex concepts to team members of all levels and tying financials to company strategy.
  • Highly organized, analytical, and detail oriented.
  • Problem solver with the ability to think both strategically and execute tactically.
  • Flexible and eager to learn – able to take direction and not set–in old habits

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