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Job #823: Controller - Rye, NY (7-3-18)

  • Job Title: Controller
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 with benefits

Job Description:

The Controller is responsible 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 or international financial reporting standards.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department and day-to-day management of all accounting personnel
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • 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 reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filing
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • 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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or business administration
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with excellent interpersonal Excellent negotiation and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks

General Job Functionalities:

  • Able to communicate effectively in a professional manner
  • Able to learn and understand all policies and procedures pertinent to the department and the job
  • Able to make quick and effective decisions
  • Able to follow verbal and written directions
  • Able to follow safety practices and be safety conscious
  • Able to deal with guests and employees in a friendly manner
  • Able to work effectively independently as well as with a group
  • Able to learn, comprehend, and enforce policies and procedures
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner
  • Able to accept, handle, and make change with currency when applicable
  • Able to learn and operate cash handling equipment
  • Able to respond quickly to unusual situations during normal operation, including power failure and fire alarms
  • Clean work area daily or more often, as needed
  • Maintain sensitivity to all the policies adopted and established by the Company
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding financial information

Interested candidates should contact Nicholas Singer at: ns@purchasecap.com.  Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #823 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Jennifer Rosener at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.