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  • Controller (Law Firm) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 200K

    Controller/Finance Administrator

    The Controller/Finance Administrator will be a strategic thought partner and will report to the Chief Operating Officer. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and help develop all financial areas of the firm. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected and high — impact law firm.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate
    • monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials
    • Preparation of ad-hoc financial reports when requested by management
    • Coordinate annual review process with external accountants
    • Establish and maintain the overall accounting systems, procedures and policies and present findings and recommendations to management of the firm
    • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly monitoring of same, and keep management of firm abreast of financial status
    • Manage cash flow and forecasting
    • Ensure that billing and collection schedules are adhered to support operational requirements
    • Update and implement all accounting practices
    • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matter to the management of the firm
    • Participate in management meetings when requested
    • Review all compensation agreements and note differences in provisions for review by Executive Committee
    • Interfacing with all members of the firm, clients and vendors
    • Interaction with executive committee members on a regular basis
    • Oversee the operations of the accounting department to achieve the firm's goals and objectives
    • Involvement in the interview process for staff in the accounting department
    • Other projects, assignments and ad hoc duties as requested

    Abilities and Skills Required:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; MBA or CPA certification preferred
    • Minimum of 5-8 years accounting experience in a law firm
    • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience supervising a department
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and financial management
    • Ability to create, analyze, summarize and articulate complex legal and financial reports
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent organizational, planning, management and problem-solving skills
    • Strong strategic, analytical, teaching and listening skills
    • Good aptitude for dealing with complex billing and payroll systems issues
    • Deadline oriented, with the ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and multi-task while ensuring the highest levels of accuracy and quality
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others, and interact with employees, clients and professionals at all levels

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Controller (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.

    Responsibilities:
    • 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 Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Distribution - Consumer Goods) – Queens, NY

    Location: Queens, NY
    Salary: 150K

    A large distributor of Consumer Goods located in Queens is targeting a Controller. The Controller will be responsible for managing accounting functions and developing a work environment that promotes teamwork, learning and best practices. The Controller will report to the CFO and serve as a key resource to all levels within the organization.

    Responsibilities Include:
    • Prepare monthly financial statements along with supporting workpapers
    • Support of continuous improvements through automation and work processes
    • Manage cash flow and oversee the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
    • Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management
    • Provide timely financial support to operations

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
    • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with general accounting and financial reporting
    • 3-5 years’ experience in a managerial/leadership capacity required
    • Strong Excel skills required.

    Desired skills:
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply business knowledge
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
    • Takes initiative and ownership of their role and the department
    • Ability to work within deadlines and multitask
    • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs or a growing business

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Director of Accounting (Real Estate Development) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 160K

    Anchin client is seeking a Director of Accounting. This company acquires, designs, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings.


    Responsibilities

    • Manage, run and lead all aspects of the accounting department which comprises business units and corporate functions;
    • Manage and all mentor team members to ensure group priorities are capably met;
    • Implement and oversee monthly production of profit and loss statements and performance analysis for the company, business units and projects;
    • Implement and monitor a technology strategy that is efficient and cost effective;
    • Ensure accounting functions are synchronized with business units on a regular basis;
    • Oversee bi-weekly payroll administration;
    • Oversee select HR functions and 401(k) plan;
    • Prepare corporate budgets and report against actual performance;
    • Manage corporate billing in accordance with contracted amounts and schedules;
    • Maintain updated accounts receivable, accounts payable and due to/from affiliate balances for intercompany transactions;
    • Prepare quarterly consolidated financial statements including income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements for executive and external review;
    • Assist with new acquisitions and funding settlements;
    • Prepare monthly and ad hoc financial reports for internal and external users;
    • Coordinate annual development and corporate tax return filings with tax preparers to ensure all state and federal returns are filed timely.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 10 years of related accounting experience;
    • Real estate accounting experience;
    • Familiarity with real estate development, property management and construction is preferred;
    • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance;
    • CPA is a plus
    • Knowledge of Sage Construction 300 and Yardi;
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment;
    • Multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritization skills are critical to this role; and
    • The successful candidate will be able to manage and lead others while also directly producing work product as well.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • 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

  • 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

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