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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
  • Director of Finance (Advertising - Marketing) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 175K

    A Brooklyn based Advertising firm is looking for their first Director of Finance. As Director of Finance, you’ll take ownership for the financial systems, ensuring that our operations, tools, and records are healthy and robust. In the immediate term, you’ll take on a leadership role, supervising our bookkeeper as you work closely with our CEO and leadership team to develop and refine systems; longer-term, you’ll be building out your team in keeping with your strategic vision for company’s internal and client-related finances.

    Job Duties:

    • Managing all accounting operations, including billing, A/R, A/P, GL and counsel, cost accounting, inventory accounting, balance sheet, cash flow statement and revenue recognition
    • Generating P+L statements, both internally and across specific client accounts
    • Developing forecasts and overseeing financial planning for the business, including risk management
    • Working with our client services team to onboard new accounts
    • Ensuring our compliance with Federal and State laws and regulatory requirements with statutory bodies are met
    • Liaising with our lawyers, CPAs, and our insurance company as required
    • Designing and implementing new policies, including educating staff and maintaining accountability

    Requirements:

    • Fluency in accounting software (like Quickbooks Premier) with strong administration skills and an interest in staying up to speed on new technologies
    • Someone who thrives in the face of high-stakes decision making and enjoys thinking creatively about the task at hand
    • A strong leader and communicator who’s able to work across departments and disciplines
    • The ability and willingness to develop the role—and develop with it
    • A friendly, smart, objectively awesome human
    • 6+ years in accounting at an advertising agency (or similar service-based organization)
    • Proven experience at a controller level (or similar position)
    • Advanced degree (Masters or MBA) in Accounting preferred

    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

  • Controller (CPG - Distribution) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 120K+

    A growing Consumer Packaged Goods client of Anchin is looking for a dynamic, dedicated, and hard-working Controller who will be responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping needs of the company, including A/P, A/R, preparing P&L statements, balance sheets, and other relevant financial reports.

    Responsibilities:
    Accounting & Bookkeeping
    • Post and reconcile journal entries and books of account.
    • Manage AP and AR.
    • Receive, record, and process requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • Manage disbursement of employee payroll and bonuses.
    • Record Trade Spend / Retailor Chargeback transactions.
    • Prepare financial statements in compliance with US GAAP.
    • Coordinate the month-end and year-end closing processes.

    Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
    • Perform Trade Spend / Manufacturer Chargeback analysis – Develop real-time analytics to monitor, track promotional and slotting expenses.
    • Deduction management: monitoring experience and success in preventing unauthorized chargebacks from distributors and major retailers.
    • Prepare management reports and monthly reporting package.
    • Assist in creation and maintenance of the company’s annual budget, and perform periodic BvA variance analysis.
    • Conduct ongoing cash flow forecasting.
    • Interface with CPA/Accounting Firm for tax planning.

    Financial Controls and Relationships
    • Implement system of controls around accounting transactions.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with accounting, banking, insurance, and payroll providers to facilitate financial activities.
    • Oversee accounting software (Great Plains) and make recommendations for integrations and other improvements.
    • Maintain current knowledge for organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.

    Requirements:
    • Consumer Packaged Goods experience with Trade Spend/Retailor Chargeback tracking analysis a plus
    • 5+ years’ experience overseeing the accounting and finances of an organization
    • Knowledge of and experience using Great Plains preferred.
    • Experience preparing and analyzing financial statements in line with US GAAP
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel: modeling, lookups, pivot tables, etc.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • VP of Finance (Apparel) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 175K

    Priorities:
    • Manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, and time reporting cycles. Ensure all complex accounting issues are appropriately researched and documented.
    • Execute general accounting functions, monthly close, accounts reconciliation, reporting and analyses.
    • Overseeing day to day operations in the accounting department
    • Manage financial and job cost reporting including monthly and year end closing activities, preparation of internal and parental financial reporting
    • Ensure financial statements comply with generally accepted accounting principles and are issued in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Manage the preparation and review of account reconciliations and analyses. Ensure that reconciling items are identified, researched, and resolved in a timely manner.
    • Manage intercompany accounting transactions and reporting.
    • Identify, design, and implement process improvements in accordance with best practices within the industry. Applies technology to accounting, financial reporting and internal control processes to ensure the most efficient and effective processes.
    • Perform other various projects and assisting the executive team in various operational projects, including cash flow projections, budget preparation, etc.
    • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    • Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
    • Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
    • Identify and track cost saving measures

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • 10+ years senior level accounting experience
    • CPA and MBA is a plus
    • Experience with financial statements, journal entries and reconciliation
    • Excellent detail, highly organized multi-tasking and prioritization skills
    • Team player, who loves to collaborate, but still has the ability to be self-directed
    • Analytical skills and problem solving capacities
    • System experience with QuickBooks and Samsung’s proprietary system.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (E-Commerce - Marketing) – Stamford, CT

    Location: Stamford, CT
    Salary: 120K+

    A rapidly growing e-commerce driven marketing company is looking for a Controller. This individual will be responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations. The Controller will provide leadership and coordination in the administration, financial reporting, accounting and budgeting.

    Reporting Relationships:
    The Controller reports to the CEO of the company. The Controller directly manages the payroll and billing departments.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for all AP, AR and payroll functions.
    • Preparation of the yearly financial statements.
    • Reviews and recommends adjustments to monthly financials.
    • Preparation of monthly financial reporting package to include balance sheet, income statement, cost variance to budget report, and cash flow forecast.
    • Prepare annual budget with CEO.
    • Establishes and maintains systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data and enhance the Organization’s value.
    • Prepare all applicable business and tax forms.
    • Manage relationships with vendors and negotiate terms. Ensure all vendors meet all requirements of contract agreements prior to payment.
    • Prepare tax information required for corporate tax returns.

    Skills Required:
    • 5-10 years’ experience in accounting with industry experience.
    • Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and working bank knowledge.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines completely
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload to produce desired results
    • Solid computer skills including MS Office, Excel, Outlook, and QuickBooks
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required. Advanced degree or certifications preferred

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • CFO (Design - Architecture) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 180K

    A prominent Design firm is seeking a new CFO. The ideal candidate needs be extremely hands on (nuts & bolts accounting role) that will report directly to the owners.


    Principal 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:
    - 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.
    - MUST have CFO experience in a professional service based industry; A/E preferred.
    - Experience that shows proven growth as a CFO
    - Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • CFO (Public Relations) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 200K

    A mid-market public relations firm is targeting a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This person 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.

    The CFO is accountable for Financial, Strategic and Administrative operations of the firm. This includes the development and implementation of operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy and the ongoing monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate and actionable financial data.

    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 a team of 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, Tax Return Preparation

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

    Experience:
    - The ideal candidate for the Chief Financial Officer should have experience of 7+ years
    - Must be a Strategic thinker and very hands on.
    - MUST have CFO experience in a professional service based industry; PR Firm preferred
    - Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
    - CPA is a high priority

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Business Mgmt - Private Client Group (Sr Manager/Partner) – 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

  • Controller (Distribution) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 120K+

    Controller
    Reporting to the Owner this person will be an integral part of the senior management team of the Company.

    Job Requirements:
    • The Controller will have an in depth knowledge of successful finance and operations systems and strategies to assure internal controls, sound financial reporting, business planning and forecasting.
    • 10+ years of accounting, systems or finance experience.
    • Will provide direction to Accounting, AR,AP, Payroll
    • Must have experience with sales tax
    • Must be well organized
    • Ability to work independently
    • Initiates journal entries into various accounts to adequately reflect appropriate account balances.
    • Reviews or reconciles general ledger accounts
    • Assist with the various quarterly financial statement reviews performed by external accountants.
    • An understanding of cost accounting in a distribution, manufacturing or construction environment is desirable.
    • Strong in cost allocation, expense management, financial analysis and financial reporting.
    • CPA preferred.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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