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

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 185K Base

    Vice President of Finance
    Role and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure integrity of financial statement and reporting
    • Perform detail review of Samsung reporting ensuring proper commissions, proper and reasonable charges, adjustments, and address promptly as needed.
    • Develop and present management analysis that addresses business opportunities; challenges; and solutions.
    • Overhead control
    • Administration of all operating agreements; contracts and licenses (reporting, notices etc)
    • Review of all royalty reporting
    • Management of financial team
    • Deal review, what-if scenarios
    • Work with outside professionals to meet needs (Samsung, bankers, lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, 401k administrator)
    • Address all regulatory reporting promptly
    • Maintain organizational charts and make recommendations.
    • Human Resources / payroll

    • Cash
    • Accts Payable
    • Chargebacks, Credit, Collection, profitability by customer

    • Cash flow (12 week rolling) forecast

    • Closing (flash by 5th, full wrapped prepare to meet by 15th with management)
    • Prep for review with COO (by 12th of each month) following immediately by CEO and management team (include action list).
    • Presentation to Samsung of FS with narrative and comparative (with action list)
    • Analysis of monthly and YTD financial data, providing insight into business performance
    • Rolling projection (Flash)
    • Partner reporting

    • Royalty reporting and contract compliance (in terms of financial reporting)
    • Forecast to year-end
    • Preparation and explanation of Samsung Stock Limit

    • Collection of data and preparation of budget by division/company, consolidated

    Please send resume to

  • Controller (Building Design - Retail) – New York, NY (SoHo)

    Location: New York, NY (SoHo)
    Salary: 165K

    A high-profile Design Firm is seeking a Controller to join their team.

    The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
    The scope of the controller position is much larger in a small business, where the position is also responsible for cash management and risk management. Seeking a very hands on individual who has strong knowledge of Quickbooks, Contractor and is highly motivated to multi task in a fast paced environment The person in this role must have excellent communication skills and very professional mannerisms dealing with all staff and clients. This position reports directly into the Principals.

    Responsibilities Include:
    • Daily bank reconciliations for two (2) business entities including cash flow report, cash management and 2 week look ahead of projected cash anticipated.
    • Journal entries, month end closes and preparation of Financial statements for design firm -and- retailer along with analysis of financials with commentary on trends/variances to owners.
    • Daily wire transfers to furniture manufacturers and movement of funds from restricted savings to Operating after the wire is performed.
    • Daily Credit card reconciliations to bank account for both retail and web sales
    • Professional interactions with clients and vendors in both companies.
    • Monitor daily American express accounts for balances and credit availability
    • Oversee Accounts Receivable (billing ) and assist team with weekly collections
    • Work with Project Manager to post projections to the budget which is updated weekly.
    • Maintain and updated the budget weekly to tie into the GL cash account.
    Billing tenants for rent, and restaurant for utilities
    • Preparation of monthly sales tax return, and quarterly Commercial Rent tax return
    • Oversee entire A/P cycle (coding of AP bill, check processing, preparation of lien waivers to construction subs, reconcile vendor statements)
    • Manage consignment sold monthly and notify vendors of same
    • Process monthly commissions to sales people
    • Oversee payroll processing and journalize payroll to Quickbooks
    • Liason with the outside accounting firm to assist with converting books from accrual to cash and assist them with preparation of tax return
    • Liason with insurance broker during annual renewal to complete applications and audits of workers comp and General liability policies
    • Supporting staff with research
    • Position reports directly to Principals
    • Year end 1099 preparation
    • Manage personal finances of owners with discretion and journalize activity into Quickbooks necessary to prepare Schedule E – rental property activity
    • Any special ad hoc projects in excel

    • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
    • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
    • Process payroll in a timely manner
    • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
    • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
    • Maintain the chart of accounts
    • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
    • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

    • Issue timely and complete financial statements
    • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report
    • 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
    • Provide for a system of management cost reports

    • 8+ Years Corporate Accounting Experience Required ideally specializing in RETAIL accounting
    • Knowledge of Quickbooks a MUST
    • Knowledge of Lightspeed a PLUS
    • Strong Excel skills (V-lookup and Pivot tables)
    • CPA is Required

    Please send resume to 

  • Accounting Manager (Media - Entertainment) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 120K

    The New York City Accounting Manager will be responsible for US bookkeeping, the US general ledger and trial balance, and for providing assistance with the management reporting for the consolidated USA entity and the joint venture entity.

    Additional responsibilities involve preparation of and/or assistance with external reporting to investors, tax authorities, and business partners.

    ● Own the US general ledger using Quickbooks Online
    ● Assist with management reporting, including variance analysis and P&L and cash flow forecasting
    ● Maintain invoicing and accounts receivable
    ● Maintain expense bookkeeping, online payment set-up, and accounts payable
    ● Perform monthly bank reconciliations
    ● Review travel and entertainment expenses using Expensify
    ● Assist with bi-monthly payroll processing with PEO provider
    ● Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filing
    ● Assist with consolidation of wholly owned businesses plus the majority owned joint-venture
    ● Conduct monthly/quarterly contractual reporting to external business partners
    ● Assist with non-routine and ad hoc projects
    ● Assist with annual budget and periodic reforecasting
    ● Review participation statements and residuals payments
    ● Supervise A/P and Residuals Analyst

    Skills & Requirements:
    ● Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/business administration. CPA is a plus.
    ● Experience with Quickbooks Online (critical) and related integrations, Transaction Pro Importer experience.
    ● 2-4 years of experience in a new media/traditional media environment is a plus.
    ● Knowledge of US GAAP and accounting frameworks.
    ● Experience with PEO HR providers.
    ● Proactive, effective problem-solver (identify issues and suggests solutions), detail-oriented (critical).
    ● Ability and willingness to handle US bookkeeping (critical).
    ● Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    ● Strong organizational and time management skills (can multitask and prioritize)
    ● Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word plus Dropbox and Google products
    ● Comfortable in and accustomed to a start-up/growth stage business and office environment.

    Please send resumes to 

  • Controller (Construction) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    The Controller reports to the President of the Company. Manage all aspects for the position of Controller including, but not limited to, the following:

    • Oversee accounting department staff: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll
    • Monthly reconciliation of Profit and Loss accounts
    • Review and adjust General Ledger accounts for accurate financial reporting
    • Routinely review project cost reports and reconcile costs to the budget
    • Compile information for quarterly sales tax payments
    • Compile and reconcile information for quarterly government reporting of payroll taxes
    • Produce and maintain Revenue Project Report
    • Produce various monthly financial reports for owner’s review
    • Ensure that all projects are billed per contract and maintain billing log
    • Job allocation of Insurance cost
    • Review accounts payable and accounts receivable reports and adjust when necessary
    • Attend Project handover meetings with Estimating, Project Management and Senior Management
    • Interact and assist PMs and APMs with contract or billing issues and procedures
    • Interact and advise outside accountant (CPA) with AP questions and procedures.
    • Produce WIP schedule periodically as requested by firm Accountant
    • Issuance of W2s
    • Issuance of 1099s.

    Oversight of Accounts Receivable
    • Set up new customers
    • Set up new contacts in AR module
    • Set up Scheduled Values in accordance with Contracts
    • Produce and distribute Billing Worksheets
    • Create billing AIA drafts for owner’s approval
    • Create final billing AIAs for customers
    • Transmission of AIA invoices to clients
    • Make changes to billings and contracts for various reasons: incorrect contract amount, incorrect percentage billed, incorrect customer name, etc.
    • Create monthly AR statements
    • Posting of payments received
    • Ensure Capital Improvement Certificates are maintained and current
    • Collections

    Oversight of Payroll Administration
    • Review Payroll Earnings Register to ensure every employee is accounted for
    • Process Payroll
    • Process Direct Deposits
    • Review Payroll taxes for accuracy before submitting to accountant for payment
    • Review and analyze entries to the various General Ledger accounts for accuracy
    • Update salary expense worksheet
    • Tracking of Vacation and Sick time
    • Responding to employee inquiries regarding their paychecks

    Oversight of Accounts Payable
    • Invoice entry and project costing
    • Credit card analysis and entries
    • Expense Reporting
    • Responding to vendor and subcontractor inquiries

    • Liaise with Insurance Broker and Carrier
    • Coordinate audits for GL and Workers Comp
    • Oversee and track Workers Comp claims
    • Process paperwork for acquiring Bonds

    Administration/HR/Benefits Coordination
    • Process paperwork and follow up on acquisition of Business and Contractors Licenses
    • Administer new hire forms, maintain personnel files
    • Administer Health Benefits Plan
    • Administer 401K Savings Program

    Candidate MUST have experience in Construction industry along with WIP Reports and % of completion accounting

    Please send resume to 

  • Director of Accounting (Construction) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 175K

    The Company is a fabricator and installer of many major construction projects such as large scale commercial, residential and industrial sites. This person will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities of the business, including the preparation of monthly financials, WIP schedule, account analysis, and reporting on trends to management.

    • Responsible for preparing budgets /forecasts and reviewing budget to actual performances.
    • Prepare projected cash flow reports.
    • Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide management and owners. Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas
    • Monthly closing of internal financials, including analysis of bank account, A/R, A/P and accruals, preparation of WIP schedule, etc.
    • Accumulate job cost data including payroll reports, materials and subcontractor billings in order to prepare monthly cost report for each project utilizing Quickbooks
    • Oversee A/R department with preparation of monthly AIA invoices and collections
    • Supervise A/P and Payroll Departments.
    • Prepare and file state/ local sales tax reports quarterly, as needed.
    • Represent the company externally to funding agencies, banks, insurance brokers and unions.
    • Coordinate external audits as needed with outside accounting firm, bank auditors, union auditors, insurance company, and bonding company.
    • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff
    • MUST have experience with a General Contractor or Sub Contractor

    Please send resume to

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