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  • CFO (Manufacturing - Distribution) – Northern, NJ

    Location: Northern, NJ
    Salary: 225K+

    Chief Financial Officer

    The Company is a privately held, entrepreneurial and very successful manufacturer of non-woven fabrics for use in the bedding, automotive and other markets. The Company is a supplier of knit and non-woven materials to these industrial markets and provides lamination, coating and other finishing services. The Company serves customers in North America.

    The CFO will be responsible for overseeing and managing all financial activities of the Company. It is expected that the CFO will have the ability and judgment to make sound recommendations to senior management to improve Company operations and profitability. The successful Candidate will be a hands-on individual, who is willing to make a difference and contribute to the Company’s success. The CFO is a member of the Senior Management of the Company.

    Direct reports include a controller, finance, and IT staff.

    Specific responsibilities of this position include:

    • Directing and coordinating the Company’s financial reporting functions for the Corporation; monthly, quarterly and annual. Upgrading financial monitoring and reporting, cash forecasting, borrowing capacity and key performance indicators to senior management, shareholders and bankers.
    • Directing the Company’s tax compliance requirements as relates to federal, state and local taxes.
    • Monitoring, managing and coordinating timely follow-up on customer account collections. Providing oversight and professional review of new accounts and credit approval levels.
    • Coordinating the Company’s property and casualty insurance program. Maintaining liaison with broker representatives.
    • Coordinating the Company’s health insurance program. Maintaining liaison with broker representatives.
    • Directing and coordinating the company’s reporting requirements as stipulated in bank loan documents.
    • Managing the accounts payable function in accordance with direction from senior management.
    • Coordinating the annual physical inventory and interim cycle counts as required.
    • Assisting Sales and Operations departments in developing and preparing quotes for new business opportunities and assisting in designing most advantageous terms and conditions.
    • Assisting Operations and Plant with continuous cost improvement programs, capital expenditure budgeting, capacity utilization and inventory management.
    • Participating in senior management planning as required and preparing financial information for Company Board meetings.
    • Reviewing and managing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closings including bank reconciliations, accruals, A/P, cost of sales, commissions, payroll, etc., and overall general ledger maintenance. Managing and coordinating year-end audit with the Company’s outside accountants and maintaining Company financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
    • Assess MIS/ERP system and implement necessary upgrades and module add-ons.
    • Overseeing HR administration for the Company.
    • Assist President and Chairman in preparation for the ultimate sale of the business.

    The ideal Candidate will have ten+ years of business experience of increasing responsibility, preferably with manufacturing businesses.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

    • Full knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles and a full command of compliance with GAAP.
    • Proficient in cost accounting
    • Working knowledge of financial reporting systems, worksheet analysis and current software in Microsoft environment.
    • Ability to analyze financial data and make it understandable to operations staff and senior management.
    • Possess very strong writing and verbal communications skills.
    • Ability to educate and train company personnel and facilitate group meetings on matters relating to accounting, finance and taxes.
    • Ability to coordinate selected matters with legal and financial advisors.

    Reports to the Company President.

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  • Controller (Construction) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 200K

    A corporate interior company firm located in NYC with over 150+ employees and over 60 active projects with Fortune 500 clients is seeking to fill a high level Controller role in their financial department. This is a very successful construction company with 200mm+ in revenues.

    Due to growth, the company requires a financial construction professional to enhance both the project cost accounting and the financial statement work in progress (WIP), reporting functions with reporting to the Corporate Officer team. The leader must also lead the early 2019 software migration completion from the current Vista software to Sage Timberline which has been progress since mid-2018.

    This role requires at least 10 years’ experience in the construction industry (NO EXCEPTIONS)

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Preparation and review of monthly financial reporting packages;
    • Maintaining entity financials
    • Review all monthly job cost reconciliation.
    • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
    • Develop accounting procedures, job cost budgets. Oversee their monthly progress reports.
    • Oversee cash management on all company accounts.
    • Process wires, cashier’s checks and intercompany transfers
    • Oversee all distributions and intercompany payouts (monthly, annually)
    • Assist with refinances, closings, acquisitions and dispositions
    • Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual tax return
    • Coordinate the preparation of annual tax return with outside CPA firm
    • Prepare internal books for outside auditors in timely fashion (quarterly, annually)

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  • VP of Finance (Food - CPG) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: Open

    Accounting & Bookkeeping
    • Post and reconcile journal entries and books of account.
    • Oversee the management of AP and AR.
    • Receive, record, and process requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • Oversee and manage disbursement of employee payroll and bonuses.
    • Oversee the Recording of Trade Spend / Retailor Chargeback transactions
    • Prepare financial statements in compliance with US GAAP.
    • Coordinate the month-end, quarter-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 monthly BvA variance analysis.
    • Conduct ongoing cash flow forecasting.
    • Interface with CPA/Accounting Firm for tax planning.
    • Manage Propeller Accounting service and determine best path forward

    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 QB Enterprise 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.

    • 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 QuickBooks 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
    • Must be able to work in a open work environment
    • Must love food as we are always trying and sampling and your opinion matters

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  • Finance Director (Agency - Advertising) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 125K

    Finance Director
    A leading integrated strategy and marketing services agency with practice areas in communications, digital, data analytics, advertising, and mobilization is seeking a full-time Finance Director to support its unparalleled growth. Reporting to company’s COO, this person will lead the day-to-day accounting and finance functions for an agency fast-approaching 100 employees.


    • Responsible for general ledger accounting and financial reporting in compliance with GAAP
    • Manage all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
    • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions (including aging records)
    • Process client billing and payment of vendors
    • Close the books monthly and prepare monthly financial statements
    • Process payroll and reporting
    • Review cash disbursements and monitor bank balance
    • Provide information to the external accountant for tax preparation
    • Manage staff expense reimbursements via Expensify and petty cash
    • Ensure workers compensation insurance is kept up to-date by paying premiums and completing census info when required
    • Support the annual budgeting and quarterly forecast processes


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, CPA or Master’s degree in Accounting or Business Admiration highly desirable
    • Minimum 5 – 8 years of experience in corporate accounting
    • PR, advertising or digital agency experience preferred
    • Must be fluent in QuickBooks and Excel
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Self-driven with the ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision
    • Good communication skills and patience with non-accounting colleagues

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  • Controller (Construction - Manufacturing) – Long Island City, NY

    Location: Long Island City, NY
    Salary: 125K

    • Coordinate and administer an adequate plan for the control of operations, which provides profit planning, sales forecasts, expense budgets, accounts receivable, cost standards and saving opportunities, together with necessary controls and procedures to effectuate the plan.
    • Oversee the activities of the Accounting Department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial reports including, but not limited to, internal and external financial statements, annual audit, annual budgets, AR/AP functions, treasury, and state/local taxes.
    • Provide reports and interpret the results of operations to all levels of management. This includes the formulation of accounting policies, the preparation of financial statements and operating data, the coordination of systems and procedures, and special reports as required.
    • Forecast short-range and long-range cash requirements and obligations, as a basis for maintaining adequate funds.
    • Coordinate and compile budget, authorizing expenditures in accordance with budget, and approving budget and expenses of subordinates.
    • Assure that the duties, responsibilities and authority of each job within department are clearly defined, effective and communicated to incumbents.
    • Monitor performance of direct reports, providing prompt and objective coaching and counseling.
    • Ensure optimum performance of the function. Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, and cut costs.

    • Working knowledge of automated accounting systems, well-developed financial analysis capabilities.
    • Well organized and comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities.
    • ERP System.
    • Construction or Project Accounting Experience.

    Education: B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA Preferred but not required)

    Experience: A minimum of five (5) years recent experience as a Controller with responsibility for accounts, budgeting, cost accounting, credit and collections. Project accounting experience preferred.

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  • VP of Finance (Advertising - Professional Services) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    One of the largest sellers of direct response advertising inventory in television. The company’s client roster includes NBC Universal, Sinclair Broadcasting, Tribune Company, E. W. Scripps, Hearst Television, Raycom Media, Discovery Networks, Twentieth Television, Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League. Privately held, the company has approximately 50 employees and is based in New York.

    The VP Finance and Administration will be an executional expert. This position reports to the partner/owners of the company. The successful candidate will be flexible in responding to change, comfortable being a “doer” as well as a “thinker” and must be able to interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.


    Financial Management
    • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements and forecasts, from an accrual and a cash basis.
    • Coordinate and lead the quarterly and annual tax filing/payment process, including liaise with the tax advisors as well as preparing certain regulatory filings him or herself (e.g., Sales and Use Tax, Commercial Real Estate).
    • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process along with the partners; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep partners abreast of the organization’s financial status. This includes all reporting for, the individual offices and individual accounts.
    • Manage company cash flow and forecasting.
    • Lead the ongoing compliance and reporting of time and expenses for all employees.
    • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
    • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; create and maintain a finance policy and procedure manual.

    Human Resources, Technology and Administration
    • Assist in maintaining and developing human resources and administration, helping manage payroll, compensation, benefits, recruiting and onboarding, regulatory issues.
    • Assist in drafting job descriptions, establishing target compensation and assist, as necessary in the recruiting process.
    • Manage Benefits administrators – including annual cost reviews, Open Enrollment, employee onboarding, leaves and terminations.
    • Assist in management of onboarding and off-boarding processes.
    • Work closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
    • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.

    • Minimum of a B.A., ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree
    • At least 7-10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 6+ years of broad financial and operations management experience
    • The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously
    • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software
    • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
    • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
    • Proactive and solutions-orientation

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  • Director - Outsourced Accounting Service (OAS) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    • Managing the activities of several bookkeepers and provided controllership services to our clients.
    • Self-motivation
    • Provide superior and responsive professional services for clients.
    • Develop policies and procedures as they relate to client service.
    • Develop the role of the Controller function our client base.
    • Ongoing phone consultations with client base
    • Critical business partner to our clients
    • Enhance reporting and analysis to our client base.
    • Support and train our bookkeeping staff in performance of their daily responsibilities.
    • Issuance of financial reports to clients
    • Implement and start-up new clients

    Requirements & Qualifications:
    • Extensive knowledge in accounting and tax for businesses in the middle markets.
    • Minimum of 10 years public accounting experience.
    • Minimum of 7 years supervisory experience.
    • Strong experience with QuickBooks and/or other accounting software packages.
    • Ability to multi-task and set daily, weekly and monthly priorities.
    • High degree of computer literacy, including extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Exposure to food and beverage and real estate industry a plus.

    Please send resume to

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