Controller

New York, NY 10011

Posted: 05/28/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 704

Controller

 

Our client, a startup in the Real Estate industry is growing and adding a Controller to their Manhattan, NY office. The Controller will manage all day to day accounting and finance responsibilities. This is a hands-on role that requires a detailed understanding of every aspect of financial control. Top rated company to work for that is growing rapidly across the US.

 

Responsibilities of the Controller:
- Build detailed bottoms up models that will yield insights and support key decision making
- Work directly with the COO and department heads to evaluate new partnerships, initiatives, and   operating models, set targets, and measure performance

- Ability to develop a strategic financial and operating plan around new lines of businesses

- Producing accurate and timely financial statements and other reporting on a regular basis, as  well as owning the monthly close process, including consolidation of results, entity P&L  preparing, posting and the review of journal entries, creation of all financial reports and balance sheet reconciliations

- Provide technical accounting guidance, research and direction for accounting issues and new  GAAP pronouncements (including revenue recognition and lease accounting).

- Develop, manage, and ensure that corporate accounting policies and procedures are consistently  applied and are in accordance with GAAP

             -  Assist in the quarterly and annual strategic planning process

              -  Support the teams with crucial financial metrics and key                        business analysis

- Prepare executive-grade financial reporting, summarizing findings and recommendations

- Assists in ensuring the development and maintenance of effective internal controls and processes to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements

- Ensures that all corporate treasury functions are properly accounted for and cash is reconciled  appropriately

- Manage all company payables, receivables, corporate card and expense reconciliations

Requirements of the Controller:

- Bachelor’ s Degree in Finance, Public Accounting, Economics or a related field

- 6+ years of direct work experience in Accounting, Consulting or Investment Banking

- Deep knowledge of internal controls and best practices processes

 - Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

- International experience a plus

- Proven organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task in a cross-functional environment

- Financial system implementation experience preferred

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