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Job #995: Controller - New York, NY (1-10-19)

  • Job Title: Controller
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Up to $120,000 DOE

Job Description:

Start up Fintech company is currently searching for an experienced Controller to help build out the finance team at their fast-growing enterprise. This entrepreneurial individual will lead the accounting team and will contribute to the financial and accounting strategy & execution of the enterprise. The Controller will report directly to the CFO of the company. 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounting functions, including the monthly close process, financial statement preparation, and tax planning and compliance
  • Define and report on key financial and operational metrics for Executive Management and Board
  • Plan and coordinate all activities in support of external audits
  • Define and manage accounting and financial policies governing the company and its subsidiaries 
  • Build internal processes and collaborate across the organization to ensure accurate financial reporting and strong internal controls 
  • Plan and implement a financial accounting system

Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • 5-7 years of experience in public accounting or corporate accounting 
  • Experience working at a licensed and/or regulated banking entity, broker dealer, FCM, clearing house, exchange, investment bank or other similar financial service company
  • Subject matter expertise of US GAAP principles, OCC regulations, CFTC regulations, SEC regulations, and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience designing, implementing, and managing financial accounting and ERP systems 
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present to internal and external stakeholders 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including strong financial modeling experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant subject from a top university

 

Salary up to 120k DOE (bonus/equity available as well)

 

Interested candidates should send MS Word resume (No PDFs please) to Michael Bernstein at: Michael.Bernstein@phytontalent.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #995 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Isabella Brilliant at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.