Job #1440: Controller - Edgewood, NY (8-12-20)
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the controller will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in accordance with GAAP, NYSE requirements and the SEC. This position involves tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including establishing and measuring the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting, analytics to support cost reduction/avoidance, cost accounting, sales tax reporting, general ledger preparation, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Controller will have contact with the Company’s senior-level management team, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. The Controller will safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions.
Review and direct the processing of all accounting functions, including cash receipts, disbursements and daily cash banking requirements Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with GAAP Oversee Percentage of Completion and Job Cost accounting valuations. Prepare/maintain general ledger account reconciliations Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, cost, budget and actual expenditures Consistently analyze financial data and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in an accurate and timely manner Supervise a staff of 10 and leverage the strengths of the current accounting team members, while implementing training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals Provide leadership in strengthening internal communication with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment Direct external audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls. Establish system controls for new financial systems and develop procedures to improve existing systems. Interact with Chief Financial Officer in matters pertaining to accounting issues
Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in a financial or business discipline (Required) Certified Public Accountant (Required) 5 – 7 years supervisory experience directly associated with financial reporting/general accounting (Preferred)
- Experience with preparing, reviewing and leading the process for all required SEC documents including 10K and 10Q reports (Preferred)
- Experience with ASC606 Revenue Recognition (Required) and Percentage of Completion cost accounting (Preferred)
- Experience with SOX/404 internal controls and documentation (Required)
- Manufacturing experience (Preferred)
This company considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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