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  • Director of Finance (Construction) – Boston, MA

    Location: Boston, MA
    Salary: 225K

    The primary function of the role is to manage the company’s Finance and Accounting team and direct the financial reporting, project accounting, accounting operations and financial planning activities of the Company.

     Finance & Accounting

    • Acquire a thorough and strong working knowledge of all Accounting department and company-wide software and systems, Accounting functions and processes.
    • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of all financial data and managing compliance of internal controls.
    • Proactive management of the Accounting Department, setting goals and objectives, driving accountability, accuracy, and procedural compliance.
    • Assess staffing needs; lead, manage, and coach direct and indirect teams.
    • Responsible for tax compliance and filings, CPA annual review, business registrations and renewals.
    • Evaluate current Accounting operations, procedures, and policies. Develop recommendations for improvement, implement actionable items.
    • Assist current CFO in preparation and communication of internal reports including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and metrics. Provide written analysis, relevant KPI’s as well as cost reduction / profit improvement solutions.
    • Implement industry best practices, delivering real-time data.
    • Direct the negotiation of any credit agreements; ensure liquidity and compliance with all lending arrangements and debt covenants. Ensure that adequate funds are secured at minimum cost and surplus is invested to the best financial advantage.
    • Serve as primary liaison with external auditors to ensure compliance with fiscal, tax and legal requirements.
    • Collaborate with Estimating and Operations on labor cost management and annual rates review and update.
    • Assist CFO in compensation structure management using benchmark data and internal metrics.
    • Analyze and develop budgets in coordination with the long-term planning objectives, present operating and capital expenditure budgets for review and approval of the CEO.

     Risk Management

    • Lead and manage the Cost Management Program, project-related risk including Owner Contract review and approval of financial terms, subcontract markup approvals, insurance and injury claims, subcontractor issues, non-performance, liens, bonding, & insurance renewal.

     Corporate Operations

    • Collaborate on Strategic and Business Plan development; execute and monitor adherence to plan.
    • Create and implement corporate SOPs; participate in development of corporate improvement initiatives and setting direction.
    • Contribute to annual update of employee handbook policies.

     Information Technology (IT) – future broadened scope of the role

    • Manage in-house IT resources and outside IT consultants.
    • Develop and assist in execution of IT plan and budget.
    • Research IT solutions for improved efficiencies / learn best practices in industry for processing and reporting data for improved decision-making.
    • Oversee and maintain Accounting Security procedures and IT Security / Hack protections and systems.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field; Advanced business degree is preferred
    • 12 + years of experience in a senior financial management position with demonstrated experience in finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles is required.
    • Prior Construction industry experience with expertise in Commercial Construction is attractive.
    • Credentials such as a CPA or CFA is a plus.
    • Experience in a project-focused, operationally driven company that has deployed industry-best systems and capabilities is necessary.
    • Industry experience in a project driven; productivity focused non construction business is also considered desirable.
    • A strong leadership and management track record and demonstrated ability to attract and retain key talent.
    • The ability to think strategically, design actionable steps, and measure progress.
    • Outstanding analytical skills and understanding of structured finance, best practices in finance, risk management, and other finance related processes.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Property Controller (Real Estate) – Secaucus, NJ

    Location: Secaucus, NJ
    Salary: 150K

    Position Overview:
    Responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for assigned portfolio of properties and the Management Corporation. Ability to analyze and solve problems involving several options with limited information; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences. Responsible for setting and independently meeting both workload and project deadlines to include potentially mentoring and guiding a Junior Accountant to successfully manage properties.

    Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Prepares all aspects of the financial statement package, including creating and posting journal entries, general ledger review and completion of back up and subsidiary schedules with emphasis on experience with advanced level accounting and reporting requirements; completes higher level complex financial analysis;
    • Ensures that the financial package is completed and delivered in a timely and accurate manner for Real Estate Managers, Lenders and any relevant 3rd Parties;
    • Monitors and maintains cash balances for portfolio;
    • Works to resolve and respond to issues and requests from Real Estate Managers and Clients;
    • Analyzes and understands variances in financial statements and documents explanation for significant items. Provides advanced support to Real Estate Manager to ensure accurate completion and explanation of both full Revenue and Expense cycle transactions;
    • Ensures cash receipts and payables are entered and processed in a timely manner;
    • Verifies accuracy of rent roll information and ensures all tenant billings and lease changes are entered in a timely manner;
    • Prepares or reviews management fee calculations and ensures related invoices are paid;
    • Reviews property level A/R reports, maintains a proper reserve allowance;
    • Ensures all debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made in a timely manner and internal databases are maintained;
    • Adheres to internal accounting policies and procedures;
    • Reviews, evaluates and provides feedback on budget information; verifies that budget information has been properly input;
    • Ability to complete and analyze complex annual year-end operating expense calculations;
    • Assists and/or leads the transition of properties;
    • Takes initiative to cover workload when other staff members are out;
    • Shows initiative, provides ideas and feedback in department or team meetings;
    • Effectively trains assigned staff;
    • Special Projects as requested with varying deadlines, while maintaining routine workload demands and deadlines.

    Skills/Qualifications:
    • Strong capability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; a high level of commitment to providing assistance to co-workers and owners;
    • Ability to work independently and get things done in a timely manner;
    • Excellent time management, listening and communications skills with emphasis on giving and receiving feedback;
    • Ability to adapt to new procedures, apply learned skills to different situations, demonstrate initiative and respond to requests quickly;
    • Capability to recognize and resolve potential issues and/or conflicts, take corrective actions;
    • Advanced analytical and quantitative skills;
    • Ability to maintain effective relationships with the team and outside professionals;
    • Exceptional organizational skills with outstanding ability to execute;
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize in a highly demanding, environment;
    • Professional, confident and outgoing demeanor;
    • Solid leadership skills;
    • Ability to groom and develop subordinates;
    • Ability to think analytically and strategically.

    Education/Experience:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required.
    • Minimum 10 years experience working in commercial real estate is required.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Excel and MRI or any other compatible software, basic knowledge of Word, T-value and other computer-based skills; ability to troubleshoot software issues

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Controller (Start-Up - CPG) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 165K

    Looking for a Controller to oversee accounting department functions, accurate reporting of financial results in Company accounting system (Netsuite), state and federal tax and reporting administration, and audit relationship management. The Controller will be responsible for management of accounting processes to ensure accurate reporting of business results in accordance with established accounting principles and GAAP. As part of this role, the Controller will manage month-end close functions across the accounting department and work with the FP&A department to synthesize business results for KPI analysis and management discussion.

    This Controller will work to optimize accounting controls and processes vis a vis internal and external communication streams, information system utilization, and resource identification and implementation. Additionally, this role will manage the administration of state and federal reporting, tax, and insurance workstreams.

    The ideal candidate would be a dedicated, detail-oriented individual who takes a logical approach to problem solving, communicates well, and has a strong accounting and compliance background. Experience with Netsuite is preferred but not required; experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods category is strongly preferred.

    Tasks:
    • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions
    • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results and financial statements
    • Hiring a team of functional experts and dedicated accounting professionals to build a world-class accounting organization and infrastructure
    • Building and implementing accounting and internal control systems
    • Architecting accounting software and supporting databases to serve business goals
    • Coordinating activities of external auditors
    • Coordinating and managing state and federal reporting, tax, and insurance processes

    Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA strongly preferred
    • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance with deep knowledge of accounting software and processes; Netsuite experience preferred
    • Experience with financial reporting requirements (GAAP, regulatory, tax, etc.)
    • Experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods category strongly preferred
    • Ability to meet the requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities in a rapidly growing business with a “no job too small” mentality
    • Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to problem solve and develop solutions to complex problems

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Controller (Engineering Firm) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 175K

    The Controller leads all aspects of the accounting and finance functions and manages a current team of five (5). This role will report directly to the CFO/COO and serve as part of shared services leadership team.

    ‪Responsibilities:‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
    • ‪Management of the company’s, and its foreign offices, general ledgers‬.‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
    • ‪Preparation of all financial statements, including corporate consolidations, and ‬‬‬reports in compliance with U.S. GAAP standards‬.
    • Preparation of monthly financial statements and footnotes in both an accrual an cash basis.
    • ‬Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual tax returns prepared on a cash basis.
    • Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity.
    • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained.
    • Preparation of the year to date cash flow.
    • Preparation of annual budget.
    • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective internal controls.
    • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close of accounting cycles.
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting.
    • Create reports based upon the needs of management.
    • Coordinate and supervise the accounting department and its various functions up to and including payroll.
    • Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Billing.
    • Ensure compliance in maintaining records for 401-K retirement plan.
    • Oversee Company’s foreign subsidiaries.
    • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.
    • ‪Assist in the management of state and local income, gross receipts, as well as sales and use tax matters‬‬‬‬‬‬.‬‬‬
    • ‪Design and improve internal processes and procedures‬‬‬‬‬‬.‬‬‬
    • ‪Day-to-day accounting management with constant focus on accuracy and attention to detail‬‬‬‬‬‬.‬‬‬
    • ‪Leadership and development of the accounting department.‬ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
    • Creating template reports based on needs by senior management and project managers.‬‬‬‬‬
    • All other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

    Position Requirements:
    • ‪MBA and a minimum of 10+ years of progressively more responsible experience.‬‬‬
    • CPA required.
    • Deltek Vision proficiency is required
    • ‪Professional services industry experience preferred.‬‬‬
    • Multistate and multinational presence experience
    • ‪Strong judgement and the ability to thrive independently in a fast-paced environment‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
    • Experience managing a team, combined with a hands-on work ethic‬‬‬‬‬‬
    • Excellent analytical skills

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • CFO (Food Retail - Wholesale) – Matawan, NJ

    Location: Matawan, NJ
    Salary: 250K

    The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination of company financial reporting, financial planning, supplier agreement, debt financing, $150M member loan portfolio, risk management and budget management functions. Will also ensure that company internal controls and procedures support corporate policies and procedures in a high transaction environment supported by the recently implemented SAP system.

    Responsibilities:
    • Direct all aspects of accounting operations, oversee all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, consolidation, and financial reporting in a high volume and high transaction environment, for the cooperative, two corporate stores and risk management affiliate.
    • Develop and maintain necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting.
    • Develop internal controls, policies and procedures that support the SAP System.
    • Create and/or enhance processes and financial reporting for the SAP System.
    • Analyze and present the company’s financial results, report and explain trends, costs, and variances to budgets and prior periods. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
    • Ensure timely monthly period accounting close with 100% accurate numbers.
    • Ensure compliance with all regulations pertaining to payroll, benefits, and 401k plan.
    • Coordinate, prepare, review and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to Executive Management and Board of Directors.
    • Deliver business performance and financial forecast communications to a variety of stakeholders (Board of Directors, Members and Senior Leadership Team).
    • Direct the financial planning and budgeting processes. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.
    • Manage cash flows and liquidity.
    • Prepare analysis including quarterly bank covenant testing for $175M bank credit facility.
    • Manage annual year end audit by outside CPA firm. Ensure timely and accurate completion of all requested analyses and documentation.
    • Provide strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
    • Review potential mergers or acquisitions. Work with outside investment banking firm to prepare analysis and recommendations to the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Team.
    • Develop and coordinate relationships with lending/financial institutions.
    • Develop and execute internal controls to collateralize, monitor and ensure collectability of the company’s member loan receivable portfolio. Participate on Credit Committee to review new and existing loans.
    • Provide financial and analytical support to members of a rapidly growing co-operative.
    • Develop and maintain member/owner relationships.
    • Ensure a seamless transition of primary supplier including accurate store billing and vendor payment.
    • Develop and monitor internal controls with primary supplier to ensure compliance with the terms of the supplier agreement.
    • Coordinate and manage the company’s insurance/risk management program and manage relationships with insurance providers and ensure compliance.
    • Manage and participate in recruiting, training, and evaluation activities to maintain a high-quality Accounting and Finance Department with a current headcount of nineteen.

    Core Competencies:
    • Energy/Drive/Tenacity: Exhibits energy, results driven, strong desire to achieve, high dedication level and conveys strong need to win.
    • Proactive/Resourcefulness/Initiative: Passionately finds ways over, around and through barriers to success. Goes beyond the call of duty. Proactively informs and manages.
    • Strategic Skills: Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends. Comprehends the big picture.
    • Negotiation: Communicate, persuade, plan, and strategize to reach accord between parties, both internal and external.
    • Judgement/Decision: Consistent logic, calm, rational and objective in decision making. Neither indecisive nor hip-shooter.
    • Team Player: Overcomes we-they. Approachable. Leads peers to do what is best for the company.

    Qualifications:
    • 15 – 20 years of progressive Controller/CFO experience.
    • Experience with SAP a plus.
    • Experience working in wholesale or food retail a plus.
    • Experience working for a co-operative with multiple members a plus.
    • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy (obsessed with 100% accurate numbers)
    • Ability to work without direct supervision, and effectively manage tasks and time.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Great interpersonal skills, ability to get along with others cross functionally both up and down.
    • Ability to multi-task in a high paced, high growth environment.
    • Problem solving and creative solutions
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to make presentations to the Board of Directors
    • Extremely hands on position

    EDUCATION
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA and/or CMA Preferred

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Controller (Fashion) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    Priorities:
    • Review all accounting department outputs including monthly financial statements, reconciliations and analytical review.
    • Review subsidiaries including AR, AP, Prepaids, and Loan Accounts.
    • Provide leadership to the department ensure timely execution of tasks and establish financial reporting and internal control procedures.
    • Assume the lead role in the annual audit.
    • Assist the CFO on special projects.
    • Play an important part in a new ERP testing and implementation.

    Qualifications:
    • Garment experience a must.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 10+ years senior level accounting experience – Controller, Accounting Manager, Senior Staff Accountant.
    • System experience with Microsoft Dynamics and Microsoft 365
    • Experience with AS 400 and Blue Cherry.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Assistant Controller (Law Firm) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 125K

    Summary: This position is responsible for providing high‐level support to the Senior Director of Finance. The Assistant Controller will assist and oversee accounts receivable, billing accounts payable and general accounting departments, create and reconcile monthly, yearly, or quarterly budgets, produce financial summary statements with cost variance analysis, develop the accounting team, and other ad‐hoc projects as assigned. We are a hard‐working, collaborative, and friendly group of professionals who are motivated to support each other as we fulfill our Firm mission to be a law firm built for clients. The ideal incumbent will be team oriented, collegial, and collaborative, which are “must have” qualities for applicants, in addition to a proven track record of expertise with the following skills:

    Critical Thinker: Possesses the ability to gather relevant information, interpret and analyze the data, and make informed decisions. Develop sound, practical solutions and make timely decisions; provide creative solutions to difficult and complex issues.

    Effective Communicator: Has the ability to communicate clearly and coherently, interpreting information and adapting communication to suit particular situations and audience needs, creatively and factually.

    Strong Interpersonal Skills: Able to develop and maintain relationships with others, and to work with others toward a common goal by working cooperatively, developing positive relationships, and providing information and assistance willingly. Be above reproach, both in fact and in perception, in maintaining the utmost confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business information.

    Detail‐Oriented: Develop and apply comprehensive planning and organizing strategies to ensure projects are prioritized and resources are used effectively and efficiently; demonstrate strong initiative, administrative organization, and attention to detail.

    Proactive Responsive: to deadlines, timely follow‐through, effective problem‐solver with the ability to see opportunities to make improvements and independently choose strategies to achieve them; envisions new and innovative possibilities and acts on them independently to achieve benefits.

    Manages Change: Ability to perform at high levels in a fast‐paced, ever‐changing work environment and successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands.

    Technical Skills/Learning: Possess working knowledge of typical legal or service industry accounting methods and issues with the ability to quickly learn and integrate new technical skills and knowledge; seeks out avenues to enhance technical skills.

    Education / Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in required in Accounting or other related financial degree, CPA certification a plus.
    • Minimum 3‐5 years as an Assistant Controller role; 7 or more years of prior accounting or financial experience in the legal or other professional services industry with expert knowledge of accounting and financial principles, regulations and best practices required.
    • Excellent understanding of governmental guidelines, tax laws that affect partnerships and law firms in multiple jurisdictions Technical Experience.
    • Experience with Aderant and PCLaw law-firm management software desired. The firm is converting over to Aderant in late summer/early fall.
    • Experience with payroll, partnership accounting, and tax, preferred.
    • Must have solid technology skills and particularly strong skills in a service‐oriented office environment.
    • Demonstrated advanced level Excel experience with the ability to prepare ad hoc reports and requests, and proficiency Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Access Skill Set and Abilities.
    • Language Skills Must have strong communications skills (i.e., communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral).

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • CFO (Design - Architecture) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    A large design services firm with 1100 staff in 21 locations is seeking a CFO to oversee all aspects of the firm’s finance and accounting. As a key member of the management team, the Chief Financial Officer reports to the Firm Leadership and assumes a strategic role in the overall management of the firm.

    The CFO has primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, designing, implementing, and managing all financial-related activities of the firm and will have direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, job costing, compliance and financing. The CFO will establish policies, practices and systems for ensuring effective financial accounting and management.

    Job Duties:
    • Provide leadership in the development for the development and continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    • Work with outside accountants
    • Continuously monitor Jobs Profitability
    • Demonstrate timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
    • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
    • Evaluate and advise on financial performance, the impact of long range planning and the development of strategies to meet the goals of the business.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal financial information systems and internal controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards and all applicable regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
    • Identify opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement.
    • Establish finance operational strategies by analyzing trends; establishing critical performance measurements; determining production and productivity, while maintain quality of service; implement systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.

    Skills/Qualifications:
    • Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning, Quality Management, Forecasting, Finance, Developing Budgets, Organizational Change and experience designing and implementing enterprise wide financial information systems.
    • Experience in the financial management of professional services
    • Experience in companies with multiple offices and business activities outside the United States
    • Experience managing a team located in multiple locations; CPA or equivalent preferred.

    Personal Attributes:
    • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the firm.
    • Strong problem solving and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Accounting Manager (Agency) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 110K

    Responsibilities:
    ● Provide financial management including oversight of revenue recognition, financial reporting, forecasting, process compliance. Serves as firm’s primary finance reporting liaison with our outside accountants and bookkeepers
    ● Manage and facilitate the monthly financial close process in coordination with our outside bookkeeper
    ● Review and verify financial and transactions entries by bookkeeper to ensure they are appropriately coded and tracked
    ● Support team counselors on preparing, verifying and sending client invoices and reviewing and updating client budget trackers
    ● Review and reconcile invoices in CORE, our time management software system
    ● Create report and summaries of tracking revenue and expenses against forecast and budget, and accounts receivable
    ● Work closely with team leadership on annual firm operating budgets
    ● Calculate and evaluate financial metrics based on monthly financial data
    ● Run and review reports in CORE to assist in data reporting and analysis
    ● Coordinate and review quarterly expense and revenue forecasts as well as annual budgets
    ● Prepare quarterly financial presentations for review with the leadership team
    ● Partner with account teams in pricing client proposals, responding to Requests for Proposals/Information and developing budgets (with oversight)
    ● Facilitate negotiation of client and vendor contracts between clients/vendors, account staff/senior management and legal department, including full review of all business terms (with oversight)
    ● Analyze financial trends to aid executive leadership team in hiring, financial planning for key investment areas
    ● Maintains financial records for firm clients and partners
    ● Maintain catalog of required client reporting and ensure timely completion
    ● Review monthly fee and expense detail
    ● Analyze monthly financial statements for accuracy and explain significant variances to budget or forecast
    ● Train account staff on internal finance systems, procedures and financial project management
    ● Provide executive leadership team with quarterly financial package describing results to date, forward projections compared to budget and commentary around noticeable trends
    ● Review and identify opportunities or areas for improvements to account staff and management (client profitability, utilization, over/under service, missing time, revenue risk and staffing plans)
    ● Work with account teams to prepare staffing and revenue plans
    ● Review time and expense write-offs and unbilled time/fees (WIP)

    Desired Qualifications:
    ● A minimum of five years of professional services client finance experience
    ● Professional services industry/creative agency experience preferred
    ● Well-organized with strong time management skills and attention to detail, follows through on multiple projects and juggle conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment
    ● Ability to clearly communicate and professionally manage questions/inquiries from across account teams, clients, accountants and bookkeepers and partners
    ● Strong financial analysis and management skills; good business acumen
    ● Ability to articulate financial concepts in layman’s terms
    ● Self-starter who takes initiative
    ● Advanced Excel skills. Comfortable in Google environment (Google Sheets, Slides)
    ● Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    ● Client service oriented and fosters positive working relationships
    ● Committed to continuous learning and building your technical and leadership skills through training

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

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