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The Anchin Executive Network (AEN) is a multi-dimensional networking initiative that is built to assist executive-level finance and accounting professionals with whom Anchin has a relationship. Through AEN's contacts and clients, executive level professionals will have access to new opportunities, educational and professional development, and exclusive networking events and content.

Who is the Anchin Executive Network?

AEN is comprised of senior-level finance and accounting professionals who we have established a relationship with including clients, alumni, former clients and others who have been introduced to us through our current business networks.

New Career Opportunities

The Anchin Executive Network will provide opportunities that are limited to members of the program. Due to our close, consultative relationship with hundreds of growing tri-state area companies, we will be able to provide direct access to executives searching for new financial professionals to join their management teams. Your membership will include bimonthly electronic newsletters with a variety of executive positions and relevant resources. Our goal is to help you find the position you’re looking for, while serving as a bridge to Anchin’s clients and friends.

Educational and Professional Development

AEN will provide complementary continuing professional education classes and resources for members of AEN. We will provide educational opportunities through our CPE for CFOs program, along with our industry-focused teams, producing live seminars and events, webinars, and presentations exclusively for members. Topics will include financial and business reporting, taxation, and other hot button financial issues currently affecting the business community. Anchin is certified to provide continuing professional education credits.

Exclusive Networking Events and Content

AEN has many long time established relationships in the business community and this will serve as a resource for its members. Anchin hosts dozens of industry events per year and members of AEN will have access to these networking opportunities. AEN will also hold periodical networking events focused on bringing together tri-state region finance and accounting executives. Additionally, AEN members will have unique access to thought leadership and other content produced by Anchin and its affiliates.

How Do I Join?

There is no cost to join. For more information on the Anchin Executive Network, please contact Steve Mandell, Relationship Manager at 212.536.6877 or via e-mail at steve.mandell@anchin.com.

Anchin Executive Network for Recruiting Agencies

  • WhyAEN?
    • We have access to hundreds of qualified, high-level finance and accounting professionals who are members of AEN.
  • WhatcanAEN do for you?
    • Access to high-level finance and accounting executive candidates
    • Opportunity sharing on AEN's website and e-mail distribution
    • Exclusive opportunities to network with Anchin team members and members of AEN
  • Controller (Consumer Packaged Goods) – Stamford, CT

    Location: Stamford, CT
    Salary: 155K

    The company is a pioneering organic food manufacturing and distribution company that is a major player in their market segment. They are backed by a prominent private equity firm that recently hired an experienced and accomplished executive leadership team charged with significantly scaling the company. Current projections are to double revenue over the next four years while maintaining healthy profit margins. The company employs over twenty people and is based in Stamford, CT. Their culture is apolitical and completely transparent.

    Controller:
    This is a newly-created position that will report to the Chief Financial Officer and be tasked with building a financial infrastructure capable of sustaining significant growth. The incoming Controller will align people, processes and systems to enhance controls and increase the quality and timeliness of financial reporting and analysis. S/he will lead a team of three. Initial projects and ongoing responsibilities will include:

    • Assessing the financial systems needs of the company and leading the implementation process for a new accounting system. Designing a chart of accounts and departmental workflow that will optimize the effectiveness of the system.
    • Evaluating the internal controls environment and recommending changes that enhance the quality of controls without burdening the company with unnecessary bureaucracy.
    • Overseeing the accounting for inventory and cost of goods while monitoring, analyzing and reporting on inventory valuation to ensure cost data is reflected correctly.
    • Overseeing the deduction management process and addressing unauthorized chargebacks from distributors and retailers.
    • Serving as the primary point of contact to the external accounting firm and providing the supporting information needed to conduct the audit and prepare the tax returns.
    • Providing information for ongoing cash flow analysis and maintaining the thirteen week cash flow forecast. Bank compliance reporting.
    • Preparation of the reporting packages for senior leadership and private equity investors and the explanation of variances, trends and unusual transactions.
    • Analyzing income and balance sheet transactions and assisting with investigation and resolution of unusual and/or significant items in support of the monthly close and associated reporting requirements.
    • Preparing journal entries and compiling analysis of account information. Maintaining the commission payment schedule.
    • Serving as a resource in the resolution of complex accounting problems

    Candidate Profile:
    Prospective candidates will be dedicated team-players who can make important and timely contributions to the accounting function while operating in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Other requirements and attributes will include:

    • CPA with a minimum of ten to fifteen years of professional experience.
    • Consumer goods or manufacturing industry experience with significant exposure to cost accounting and inventory.
    • Analytical/problem solving skills and a deep understanding of control principles.
    • Strong general ledger systems skills and the ability to use software packages to automate accounting and financial reporting.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
    • Extremely detail-oriented and meticulously-organized. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Proactive problem solver who wants to learn and improve their professional skillset.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Media) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 100K+

    Summary:
    This position is responsible for all day to day accounting activities, all office management and human resource management. Detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Controller:
    • Prepares all client invoices and manages all collection activities and tracks accounts receivables
    • Responsible for timely monthly closing and all closing procedures
    • Works with other departments with respect to daily activities related to financial issues
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for use by management, Board of Directors presentation, investors, and outside entities. Responsible to compliance with GAAP
    • Manages cash flow reporting and cash projections. Daily bank reconciliation
    • Manages with CFO all corporate insurance requirements and renewals
    • Responsible for maintaining client contract files, contract summaries and due dates
    • Responsible for assuring compliance with all company expense policies
    • Processes and enters accounts payable, expense reports and works daily with vendors
    • Responsible for maintenance of accounting systems including Quickbooks and Expensify
    • Enters payroll and payroll changes. Interfaces with payroll provider
    • Processes all approved payments via check or wire
    • Supplies data to sales and marking team as required for presentations and to CFO for Board of Directors meetings
    • Assists CFO in creating business models and analysis
    • Prepares all 1099’s annually
    • Liaise with tax accountants on various matters
    • Maintains fixed asset inventory
    • Prepared schedules for audits
    • Responds to ad-hoc needs of CEO and CFO

    Office management:
    • Responsible for all company-wide purchasing
    • Responsible for getting multiple quotes from vendors
    • Tracks all computer equipment and other fixed assets
    • Liaise with landlord on office issues
    • Assures office security
    • Develops with CFO office policies

    Human resources:
    • Assists in recruiting of new staff, prepares job descriptions, and manages job postings
    • Onboard new employees, advise employees on company policies and benefits
    • Offboard employees leaving, assures all company assets are returned and conducts exit interviews
    • Responds to employee questions and concerns and escalates as necessary
    • Maintains company handbook
    • Tracks paid time off, employee leaves and other employment issues
    • Prepares government required human resource reports

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • CFO (Arch - Design) – Downtown NYC

    Location: Downtown NYC
    Salary: 175K+

    A mid-market Arch/Design firm is targeting a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This person will be the company’s first CFO and will provide innovative financial guidance and solutions to promote the sustainable growth of the Company. By delivering best in class financial data and actionable plans to support strategies, the CFO and the Finance and Accounting Team are considered trusted business partners to the owners and leaders of the company.

    Responsibilities:

    Financial Strategies:
    · Manage Finance and Accounting Functions
    · Cash Flow and Treasury Management
    · Direct Strategic Financial Forecasting and development of plans that respond to projected needs
    · Manage all Banking and Credit relationships in support of strategic objectives
    · Develop Financial Strategies designed to win and retain clients
    · Lead Administrator for the Pension/Profit Sharing Plan
    · Administration of Company Incentive Plans
    · Lead a team of highly skilled, trusted, and creative professionals in Finance and Accounting.

    Strategic Planning and Execution:
    · Long Term and Short Term Strategic Financial and Tax Planning – as a member of the Senior Leadership Team
    · Recognize, promote, and implement strategic growth opportunities
    · Implement, monitor and respond to performance metrics that support strategic direction
    · As business partner to company leaders, provide in depth guidance and assistance to assure business unit objectives are met or exceeded

    Compliance:
    · In conjunction with the Company’s CPAs, manage and produce – Reviewed Financial Statements, Pension /Profit Sharing Plan Audit, Tax Return Preparation
    · Direct and execute other governmental activity such as Tax Audits, DOL Audits, and other Governmental Reports and Surveys.

    Human Resources:
    · Partner with HR in compensation administration and benchmarking
    · Partner with HR in benefit Design and Procurement.

    Experience:
    - MUST have experience at an Architecture, Design or Engineering firm.
    - The ideal candidate for the Chief Financial Officer should have experience of 10+ years
    - Ideal candidate has had experience being a company’s first CFO.
    - Must be a Strategic thinker and very hands.
    - Experience that shows proven growth as a CFO
    - Having DELTEK experience is a huge plus
    - Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
    - MBA and/or CPA is a high priority

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Director of Finance (Prof Services - Technology) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    The Director of Finance will oversee the entire Finance and accounting department of a growing technology company with multiple business units and progressive business model.

    Responsibilities:

    • Plan, develop, and organize the annual business planning and budget.
    • Provide timely financial statements and reports to senior management and upon request from business unit leaders.
    • Enhance, develop, and implement policies and procedures for core finance functions promoting internal controls.
    • Mentor managers and staff to perform their work tasks with optimal efficiencies and in a collaborative manner.
    • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction.
    • Provide technical guidance and advice to others within the organization on financial matters.
    • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operation.
    • Manage the Company’s treasury and prepare cash projections that guide the overall cash planning and financing of business cycles.
    • Prepare financial reporting formats and information that enables senior management to understand business trends and highlight operating strengths and weaknesses.
    • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile.
    • Participate in the development of the company’s financial plans and programs as a strategic partner.
    • Lead the pre-acquisition planning, documentation, and overall process with target acquisitions.
    • Manage the integration of acquired companies within the finance function leveraging synergies for accretive operational efficiencies.
    • Optimize the trade credit provided by key vendors of the Company.
    • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new business lines, and achievement of competitive advantage.
    • Optimize bank relationships with favorable terms for credit facilities and banking transactions.
    • Advise and guide sales management and procurement managers on establishing favorable financial terms with customer s and vendors on large transactions.
    • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
    • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
    • Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Business Administration. Masters preferred.
    • CPA required.
    • 10-15 years of Financial, Accounting and Administrative leadership experience (Professional Services, Software, Technology or similar industry preferred).
    • Possess excellent and demonstrated strategic financial planning and analysis abilities, extensive and current knowledge of leading edge principles and practices associated with accounting and finance.
    • Financial Planning and Analysis Services- in addition to budgeting, lead the FP&A function for all business units providing relevant financial metrics for growth and profitability include pipeline.
    • Prior operations experience helpful.
    • Outstanding communication skills are essential.
    • Candidate should be self- assured and able to 'work and play' well with others and work side by side with a dynamic, fast moving creative leader.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Construction) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 120K

    Responsibilities:
    - Manage the day to day financial operations of the business
    - Real Estate management, manage current portfolio’s day to day activities and seek out potential new investments
    - Ensure smooth flow of documentation between the office and the field to ensure deadlines are always met
    - Support the monthly/quarterly/year-end financial close process
    - Prepare the company for all yearly Audits
    - Cashflow forecasting, forward thinking to ensure Company remains financially stable while maximizing its investments
    - Preparation of yearly, longer term forecast, profit and cashflow
    - Support company’s long-term growth strategy

    Qualifications:

    - Degree in accounting, CPA a plus,
    - MUST have 5+ years construction/real estate experience
    - Strong personal skills, great communicator, written and verbal

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Anchin Private Client Group (Director Level) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    Requirements:
    • Function as clients CFO, becoming the point person for a team of advisors
    • Manage staff in customized services including: tax compliance, record keeping, and bill payment services
    • Cash Flow Management and Forecasting
    • Fluent in Estate Planning Strategies
    • Knowledge of Philanthropic planning
    • Coordination of Tax Strategies with Investment Advisors
    • Established ability to Develop Business within the Private Client industry

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree, J.D., LLM in Accounting/Taxation and/or Master’s in Taxation (MST)
    • 7-10+ years of experience in tax advisory and compliance services in support of high net worth individuals, families, family limited partnerships, private foundations, trusts and estates
    • Understanding of individual and trust & estate tax issues faced by highly affluent families
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Understanding of personal insurance needs
    • Knowledge base on investment portfolios and related issues
    • Ability to connect to third party industry service providers
    • Strong client service skills
    • Strong Interpersonal skills
    • Highest level of integrity, ethics and professionalism
    • CPA or CFP is a plus

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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