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Job #1929: VP of Finance - NY (3/26/2024)

Job Title

VP of Finance


New York City, New York


up to $225,000


Company Description:

Our organization is the oldest minority/women-owned professional design and construction firm in the United States. A family-owned business for more than 118-years, McKissack has been a leader in planning, design, and construction of more than 6,000 projects, proudly upholding the standards of excellence established by its forefathers.

VP of Finance Job Description:

We are searching for a Vice President Finance. This person will be responsible for processing the financial activities of the organization to maximize company’s profits and plan for its growth, reporting directly to the CEO and President. The role includes analyzing data and advising top executives on ways to use that information to make strategic decisions about the organization’s future. This will include a mix of leadership and hands on work, the VP of Finance will be focused on completing month and quarter-end financial statements, working with senior leadership on project reporting, cash flow and budget projections. This person will lead a team of approximately five accounting personnel. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated financial professional who thrives in a collaborative and growth environment.



      • Construction Industry Background
      • AEC or GC Experience
      • BA in Accounting
      • Controller or similar
      • Developing and leading accounting operations
      • ERP implementation
      • CPA



      • Responsible for the direct management of all key accounting and reporting functions within the organization, including daily accounting functions, month end close, planning/forecasting, and research and analysis.
      • Provide financial analysis and forecast - Identify trends, concerns, and opportunities.
      • Develop, lead, manage, coach and mentor a team of up to five staff members.
      • Facilitate the use and integration of accounting software.
      • Develop and execute accounting processes and consistencies across all divisions.
      • Ensure that the organization has the policies, procedures, internal controls, segregation of duties and systems in place to support effective program implementation and to ensure flawless audits.
      • Work closely the CEO & President, Operations leadership, human resources (HR) and information technology (IT) staff to enhance and better integrate finance with Operations, HR, and IT functions.
      • Create and sustain a great workplace within the Accounting/Finance department for competent, highly motivated, and results-oriented people whose core values and work ethic align with the organization’s high performance and mission-driven culture; and whose skills and experience contribute to achieving the organization’s goals and objectives.
      • Daily Revenue and Expense Operations: Coordinate and supervise Billing/Revenue, Payroll and Accounts Payable operations.
      • Oversee the timely and accurate processing of all invoices and other payments while establishing and maintaining the proper policies and procedures.
      • Accounting and Month End Close: Oversee invoicing and revenue accounting processes for all divisions.
      • Manage the general ledger accounting activities including Payroll, Accounts Receivables, Unbilled Receivables, T&E Expenses, Depreciation and Amortization Schedules, Debt, and various expense accruals.
      • Review and approve all balance sheet reconciliations.
      • Ensure that all required financial data is recorded, reconciled, and disclosed timely and accurately in accordance with accepted accounting practices.
      • Supervise, review, and approve accounting transactions and maintenance of general ledger and related records.
      • Management Reporting: Preparing accurate, comprehensive, timely and user-friendly financial reports and information in support of the organization’s internal and external reporting requirements, including (i) financial budgets, projections, and crucial data to facilitate long-term financial planning by executive management.
      • (ii) Monthly budget vs. actual comparison reports, customized financial reports, and analysis to enable management to monitor their budgets, make mid-course corrections, facilitate informed decision-making;(iii) cash flow forecasts and historical trend reports to help ensure the organization’s obligations are extinguished in a timely manner while maximizing the return on the investment
      • Audit and Tax Preparation: Develop processes and proper accounting controls; manage quarterly and annual tax filings requirements.




      Interested in joining the team?

      • E-mail resume and cover letter to Marianne Provanzo at .
      • Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.
      • Make sure to include Job #1929 in the subject line and to copy on your email.

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