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  • Controller (Construction - Real Estate) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 130K

    Growing Construction company is seeking a strong Business Operational Controller, we are looking for a smart well educated individual that has a keen business/operational sense.

    Responsibilities:
    - Manage the day to day financial operations of the business
    - 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
    - Real Estate management, manage the day to day accounting of real estate portfolio

    Qualifications:
    - Degree in accounting, CPA a plus, with 5+ years construction/real estate experience, strong personal skills, great communicator, written and verbal

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • CFO (Distribution) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: Open

    Well known and established national Distribution Company headquartered in NYC with distribution centers across the country is seeking a seasoned and dynamic C-Level Accounting/Finance professional to work with the CEO to execute a strategic action plan to grow the business, increase profitability and enhance efficiencies across the distribution centers.

    The CFO will report to directly to the CEO and will be a key member of the executive team. The CFO will manage the financial affairs of the company and direct financial department staff. The CFO will analyze operating results, recommend actions for improving efficiency and profitability and prepare a monthly analysis of operating performance and financial condition to be reported to the CEO and Board Manage all banking and other professional relationships. The CFO will also implement effective internal controls and policies and procedures and interact with vendors and other outside parties to achieve reporting and operational objectives. The candidate should also have experience managing inventories, optimizing distribution efficiencies and driving profitability across an organization. The candidate should have the ability to be self-directed and take a leadership role in the strategic, financial and operational management of the company.

    Essential Functions:
    • Have the ability to develop and execute an action plan to grow the business, increase profitability, enhance efficiencies and bring the company to the next level.
    • Have the ability to evaluate and perform due diligence on potential acquisitions.
    • Recommends and executes special projects to improve the operational and financial performance of the distribution centers and company as a whole.
    • Oversees all aspects of company finances and ensures control over company assets and expenditures.
    • Maintains the company’s system of accounts and recommends new methods for improving efficiency and profitability.
    • Ensures the accuracy of accounting systems and financial reporting and develops internal controls and financial reporting policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency.
    • Directs the preparation of the monthly comprehensive reporting package of results of operations and financial condition for reporting to the CEO and Board.
    • Develops a comprehensive and timely budgeting process across the organization.
    • Actively manages inventory for purposes of maintaining optimal levels and managing carrying costs and identifying slow moving items to be actively promoted.
    • Manages daily cash position and is responsible for reviewing cash disbursements.
    • Reviews all key contracts and agreements.

    Skills/Experience:
    • Minimum 10+ years as a high level financial executive/Chief Financial Officer.
    • CPA certification a plus.
    • eCommerce experience a plus.
    • Strong analytical and leadership skills
    • Well organized and detail oriented; must be able to multi-task
    • Must be able to effectively interact with the CEO and President and meet deadlines.
    • Experience with managing and developing staff.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    • Candidate must be willing to take a hands-on approach to the job.

    Education:
    B.A. in Accounting/Finance. MBA is a plus.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • CFO (Nutritional Products) – Los Angeles

    Location: Los Angeles
    Salary: 250K plus Relocation

    100mm+ Publicly Traded Nutritional Supplement company based in Los Angeles is seeking a new CFO.

    For more details please contact Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: Open

    PRIMARY JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    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.

    GENERAL 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 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

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Director of Finance (Distribution) – Staten Island, NY

    Location: Staten Island, NY
    Salary: 175K

    Looking for a highly motivated hands- on individual that is looking to move into a high-energy fast-growing organization. This person must be willing to help drive business process improvement accurate accounting and help prepare the business for international expansion.

    Key Job Responsibilities:
    The position reports directly to the CFO.
    • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department
    • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
    • Ensure that all the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
    • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
    • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
    • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
    • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
    • Seek out methods and practices to minimize financial risk
    • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
    • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
    • Maintain a policy manual for the finance department
    • As needed, secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department
    • Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees.

    Skills and Qualifications:
    • Advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field;
    • Several years of experience in finance; excellent mathematical skills;
    • Leadership skills; management experience; integrity; honesty; understanding of data privacy standards;
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal;
    • Thorough understanding of business principles and practices and GAAP;
    • Attention to detail; organizational skills; planning skills; problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; computer skills; multi-tasking skills.
    • International experience a plus

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Accounting Manager (Media) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 110K

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    ● Ensures that all aspects of financial preparation and reporting, budgetary preparation and compliance, and accounting practices are completed timely and accurately
    ● Advises and works with department managers and personnel to improve processes
    ● Provides analytical review and feedback to CEO and other Officers of the corporation
    ● Suggests financial strategies designed to improve effectiveness of operations
    ● Work closely with Departmental Directors on budgetary strategies
    ● Develops financial management systems and supervises data collection and records relating to financial matters
    ● Creates annual financial statement audits, as well as other relevant financial/payroll audits/inquiries
    ● Manages general accounting, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger and cash management
    ● Communicates regularly with department managers and assigned personnel, and provides guidance as needed.
    ● Provides effective training to staff and delegation of duties as needed
    ● Ensures accountability of staff and applies effective coaching and education of accounting procedures to organizations
    ● Establish and maintain proficiency in financial software and MS Office
    ● Assists in developing, improving and monitoring of policies, procedures, and systems

    REQUIREMENTS
    ● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
    ● 3-5 years’ experience in general accounting; media & advertising industry experience is a plus
    ● 3-5 years’ experience in manager role
    ● Proficient computer skills; ability to utilize all Microsoft office applications and a host of software applications as they apply to the position.
    ● Strong knowledge of Quickbooks required

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    Responsibilities:
    • 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 Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Public Relations - Agency) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 130K

    Primary Responsibilities

    Oversee accounting, tax, financial systems, and reporting functions:
    • Develop, implement, and manage all accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls using best practices from public companies.
    • Ensure accurate and timely completion of the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes.
    • Oversee A/P, A/R, and Payroll functions.
    • Manage the tax function, including completion of tax filings, tax planning, and leveraging external tax advisors.
    • Help identify and lead the implementation of new financial systems and other special projects.
    • Maintain knowledge of and stay abreast of changes to reporting requirements, standards, and GAAP.

    Lead financial planning, budgeting, and monitoring:
    • Lead the development and monitoring of company financial targets and annual consolidated budgets.
    • Publish monthly reports on financial results, variance analyses, and updated financial forecasts, including revenue, pre-tax earnings, net earnings, and financial ratios. Identify and assess a consolidated summary of risks and opportunities impacting the financial forecasts.
    • Develop models and provide analyses to project financial impact of business proposals.
    • Provide ongoing financial analysis and reporting to the CEO, COO and CFO, as a key contributor to the business planning and monitoring process.


    Required Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, with CPA strongly preferred.
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with at least 2-3 years in public accounting and 2-3 years in Advertising, Public Relations, or other professional services industry.
    • Demonstrated experience building and implementing new systems, processes, and workflows utilizing best practices.
    • Demonstrated experience with accounting, consolidation, reporting systems, and process improvement.
    • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and present operating results and complicated financial data to senior level executives.
    • Proven ability to identify problems and propose solutions to prevent or correct those problems with minimal management direction.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing and developing direct reports.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    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

    Transactions
    • 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

    Reporting
    • 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

    Qualifications:
    • 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)

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

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