Job #1843: Chief Accounting Officer - NJ (12/9/2022)

Job Title

Chief Accounting Officer


Secaucus, NJ



Job Summary:
This position is responsible for all areas of accounting and financial reporting functions.
This position is responsible for leading and directing the timely and accurate
completion of all periodic accounting tasks and activities and financial reporting. In
addition, this position is responsible for making recommendations to the CFO for the
development and enhancement of accounting principles, practices, and procedures to
satisfy all SOX requirements.

Key Accountabilities:
• Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with
appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
• Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and
program budgets and actual expenditures
• Primarily responsibility for timely reporting of month-end, quarter end and year
end closing process
• Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate
and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial
statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast
of the company’s financial status
• Assist leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and
review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify,
explain, and correct variances as appropriate
• Responsible for the Company's financial statements, including timely and
accurate submission of required Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC")
filings, including quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, annual report on Form 10-K,
earnings release and other current reports on Form 8-K
• Serve as liaison with the external auditors in connection with the independent
audit of the Company’s financial statements
• Maintain relationship with bankers, auditors, and other relevant service providers
• Review monthly consolidating financial statements and analysis for senior
• Prepare as needed, ad-hoc financial statements as well as forecasting models
and analysis
• Supervise, manage and directs all activities of employees in Accounting
Department by scheduling and assigning work, directing employee work,
checking quality of work, and determining materials and methods for completing
work. Trains employees, develops, implements and maintains departmental
policies and procedures and assists employees with decisions for which there is
no precedent. Coordinates special projects as needed.
• Maintains current industry knowledge by reading newsletters and journals, and
attending industry meetings and training sessions related to changes in Telecom
laws, rules and procedures as they relate to Federal, State and company issues.
Confers with other departments and outside parties to develop plans to
implement changes effectively
• Provide oversight of external tax providers in the preparation of tax returns
• Serve as Accounting expert with the Audit Committee of the board of directors

Education and Experience:
• 15 + years of experience managing finance and administration matters of a highgrowth, mission-based organization
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting; CPA required; Master’s degree in
Business, Finance or related field preferred
• Must possess strong leadership skills with direct experience managing large
team of diverse individuals
• Knowledge of ERP systems
• Retail, Public company and SEC reporting experience
• Big Four public accounting experience a plus.
• Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic
data interpretation versus simple reporting
• Experience in a senior-financial management role, partnering with corporate
executives, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial
management strategies in a manufacturing or consumer goods environment
• Knowledge of management accounting, cost and inventory accounting, and
• Must show a consistent track record of achievement and success in increasingly
senior roles in a fast growing organization
• Proven track record of solid Accounting and Excel skills
• Must possess the ability to think strategically but also be willing to dig into detail
and use technical skills to solve complex accounting issues.
• Keen eye for detail and the ability to effectively multi-task
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with superb attention to

Interested members should e-mail resume to Jed Victor at Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1843 in the subject line and to copy on your email.