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  • Director of Finance (Food - Retail) – Brooklyn, NY

    Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Salary: 150K

    The right candidate will understand what it takes to scale a challenger brand in the food and beverage industry. The Director of Finance will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s Financial reporting, analysis and strategy. The position will report to the CEO/Founder and be part of the management team reporting to the Board.

    Major Responsibilities:
    • Lead all Company Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Develop, Analyze and Distribute Monthly Financial Dashboards
    • Lead the Annual Budgeting Process and Long-term Forecasting
    • Pro-actively provide variance reporting and explanations to management team
    • Quarterly Board Reporting
    • Oversight of Domestic Operations, with one direct report

    Qualifications:
    • Is Results Driven
    • Is Mission Driven
    • Understands that (1) drives (2)
    • Has zero interest in the status quo.
    • Has demonstrated CPG leadership experience in the food and beverage industry
    • Thrives in a scrappy, start-up environment.
    • Will want to understand all aspects of the business.
    • Can persuade and influence people at all levels.
    • Will sense this opportunity as more of a calling than a job.

    The only qualification for this position is that the candidate can get the job done, evidenced by having gotten a similar job done with another brand.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Food - Wholesale) – Bergen County, NJ

    Location: Bergen County, NJ
    Salary: 120K

    Exciting opportunity to join the next household name snack brand. As the Financial Controller you will manage all financial needs of the company. You will report directly to the CEO. Role based in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.

    Role & Responsibilities
    • Direct Accounting Function - oversee AP, AR, bank reconciliation & payroll; manage a team of 2 staff accountants
    • Inventory Controls - work closely with operations to put in place controls and procedures on inventory & production forecasting and management
    • Trade Spend Controls: work with sales team providing oversight, analysis & reconciliation of trade spend, distributor and retailer deductions
    • Month End Close - responsible for timely, accurate and efficient accounting close on a monthly basis; monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts
    • Manage Budget - work with internal teams setting and monitoring department budgets
    • Manage Cash-Flow: monitors daily balances, receipts and disbursements
    • Internal Controls: develops, maintain and enhance internal control policies, processes and procedures; maintain integrity/reliability of accounting system + IT support
    • US GAAP: preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
    • Tax & Regulatory Filings: responsible for managing partners to ensure local, state and federal tax compliance and reporting
     KPI Reporting: oversee a daily, weekly, monthly cadence of KPI’s and goal tracking across all business operations - Sales, marketing and operations

    Qualifications / Education / Experience Desired:
    • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Accounting and Finance
    • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in an accounting position preferably in a management controller role
    • Ideal candidate has Food & Beverage experience or another CPG category
    • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
    • Desire to be part of a small team supporting the growth of an exciting food brand
    • Ability to accurately document information in a timely manner
    • Strong communications skills, written and verbal
    • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Very strong math skills required
    • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, work across functional groups

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Retail - Wholesale) – Monmouth County, NJ

    Location: Monmouth County, NJ
    Salary: 150K

    Summary:
    Manage the accuracy and productivity of day- to -day accounting activities of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing and General Ledger in a high volume, fast paced organization. Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and maintaining internal controls, financial policies, and reporting systems. Utilize and maximize SAP S4 Financial systems.

    Job Description:
    Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
    • Oversee processing of high volume of invoices. Ensure weekly billings to customers are timely and accurate
    • Maintain and distribute accurate subledgers and agings
    • Ensure all invoices are paid timely and coded properly.
    • Maintain receivable agings at 90+% current. Make sure all short pays and credit requests are reconciled and processed timely and accurately.

    Billing
    • Establish and maintain controls that ensure that merchandise purchases are billed to customers timely and accurately- Warehouse, DSD, direct shipments, EDI
    • Interface with internal departments (Advertising, IT, Insurance, Treasury, Business Development ) to maintain timely and accurate billing of non-merchandise/service charges to stores. 

    General Ledger and Financial Reporting
    • Oversee Period End closings and creation of management reporting package, including variance analysis to budget and prior year. Review of all journal entries and account reconciliations. Adhere to deadlines to publish flash and final reporting
    • Reconcile department sales and income reporting to period end financial statements.
    • Prepare end of quarter covenant compliance package, and monthly balance reporting for banking group
    • Direct year-end financial audit. Ensure all reconciliations and analyses are prepared, reviewed, and shared timely and accurately. Assist outside auditors with preparation of consolidated financial statements and footnotes
    • Maintenance of multiple company Trial Balances and explanation of variances vs. prior period/prior year/quarter/budget.
    • Manage tax compliance for Payroll filings, sales tax, and income tax
    • Coordinate accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
    • Demonstrate a solid understanding and foundation of GAAP and make accounting and reporting recommendations as needed
    Other/Supervision
    • Is capable of working in a reactionary environment and has the ability to manage several different tasks at the same time.
    • Prepares/Creates ad-hoc reports to support all business functions and decision making as needed.
    • Maintains optimal financial staff by recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, training, coaching and counseling.
    • Prepares and presents financial reports to organization, board, members, vendors, banks, staff

    Qualifications:

    Education:
    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
    • CPA preferred

    Skills & Experience: 
    • Minimum of 3 years public accounting (Audit) experience plus 5-10 years of accounting management experience in a fast paced, high volume environment
    • Intimate knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point; knowledge of SAP (or other ERP package) preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of GAAP
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
    • Knowledge of profit & loss statement and balance sheet
    • Well-organized and detail-oriented
    • Highly accurate and analytical
    • Must be a team player
    • Ability to multitask in a high paced and high volume environment

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Real Estate Development - Construction) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    The Controller will be an integral member in the Real Estate Development & Construction Team with responsibility for accounting for existing and new development projects as well as the construction entities and activity. The Controller will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify resolve and document accounting, financial and control issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.

    The projects are residential and commercial projects in the New York City area. As part of a small firm with large projects, you will need to be hands on in all areas of the day-to-day activity. You will report directly to ownership. Excellent work environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Preparation and review of monthly financial reporting packages;
    • Maintaining both stand-alone and consolidated entity financials;
    • Process or manage subcontractors approval/payment process along with non-subcontractor payables
    • Monthly draw submission to lender
    • Monthly job cost reconciliation.
    • Monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
    • Develop accounting procedures, job cost budgets and ACR reports for new projects. Oversee their monthly progress reports.
    • Cash management on all company accounts.
    • Process wires, cashier’s checks and intercompany transfers
    • Distributions and intercompany payouts (monthly, annually)
    • Assist with refinances, closings, acquisitions and dispositions
    • Accounting for sales of condo units and reconciliation to closing statements
    • Reconcile intercompany activity monthly
    • Preparation of work papers supporting the annual tax return
    • Coordinate data for the preparation of annual tax return with Anchin.
    • Prepare internal books for outside accountants in timely fashion (quarterly, annually)
    • Various day to day support for management

    Qualifications and Experience:
    • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience is required
    Previous experience as a Controller in a construction company or RE Developer is required

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Financial Analyst / Accounting Manager (Market Research) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: Open

    Market Research client of Anchin is seeking a very unique candidate. This person will be in charge of maintaining a management accounting system at the customer account level. They would also get involved on the research side of the business.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintaining all account revenue histories and budgets
    • Emailing out invoices to clients (on a monthly/quarterly/semi-annual basis or as needed per salesperson) with NY sales tax included (as necessary)
    • Checking the bank accounts frequently to match-up any incoming wires with the appropriate account and salesperson. Questioning 3rd party payor if any discrepancies/issues found.
    • Maintaining the Check Register file
    • Maintaining the Invoice Register file (that lists all the invoices sent and/or wires/checks received)
    • Maintaining all incoming trades received and tagging commission amounts appropriately in various files while coordinating w/ Sales and contacts within UBS/Merrill/Barclays on any missing trade credits
    • Create monthly the summary files that show firm performance
    • Quarterly commission payouts for salespeople
    • Create Sales ranking file (Quarterly) – and keep track of all the pieces involved (i.e. overall YoY%, new accounts revenue, lost accounts revenue, data sales revenue per salesperson)
    • Create a YTD revenue collected file for Salespeople on a weekly basis to keep track of performance
    • Create a continuous weekly list of all outstanding invoices to salesperson (so as to close out any pending items)

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Controller (Wholesale - Consumer Goods) – Westchester, NY

    Location: Westchester, NY
    Salary: 125K

    Wholesale consumer products company based in Westchester County, NY seeks a Controller, reporting directly to the CFO. The successful candidate will be a finance professional with a minimum of 8 – 10 years of combined management/leadership accounting experience preferably in a wholesale consumer goods environment. You must thrive in a fast-paced work environment and have the ability to multitask.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Oversee the accounting function, which includes general ledger maintenance, accurate financial recordkeeping, cash and account reconciliations, financial statement reporting, balance sheet analysis, working capital management, forecasting and analysis
    • Manage the Accounting team, including the supervision of day-to-day activities and setting of policies and procedures
    • Perform and supervise the monthly financial close process and ensure monthly financial statements and analysis are prepared and presented in a timely and accurate manner
    • Review daily banking requirements and perform banking activities and cash management functions
    • Ensure that company financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies, practices, and GAAP
    • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts by gathering, analyzing, and consolidating financial data
    • Provide technical accounting, GAAP, and potentially tax guidance and support
    • Responsible for completion of tax reporting including sales tax and use filings
    • Prepare special reports by collecting and interpreting financial data
    • Maintain internal controls and safeguarding receipts of revenue and payments of costs and expenditures
    • Assist CFO in validating, designing, and recommending computer/system enhancements and reporting to ensure ongoing business requirements and management directives and needs are met
    • Assist the CFO in managing banking, customer, vendor and risk management relationships

    Requirements:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
    • Masters degree is a plus
    • CPA is a strong plus / preferred
    • Prior public accounting experience is a plus

    Experience:
    • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in an accounting leadership role, managing direct reports and preferably within the wholesale consumer goods industry
    • Prior experience serving on a leadership team for a privately-held company or family-owned business is a plus
    • Experience with ERP information systems and reporting (NetSuite is a strong plus)
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, financial reporting and analysis
    • Strategic thinker and problem-solver able to take initiative, plan, organize and supervise effectively
    • Possess excellent communication skills
    • Able to identify and manage business requirements, establish expectations, and meet deadlines
    • Experience in analyzing business performance and developing and presenting financial analysis

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Controller (Construction) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 150K

    The controller position is accountable 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.

    Reports to the CFO. Head of A/P and Head of A/R reports into the Controller.

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage the day to day accounting functions
    • Daily bank reconciliations for two (3) business entities including cash flow report, cash management and 2 week look ahead of projected cash anticipated
    • Journal entries, month end closes and preparation of Financial statements along with analysis of financials with commentary on trends/variances to CFO
    • Support the monthly/quarterly/year-end financial close process
    • Prepare the company for all yearly Audits
    • Oversee Accounts Receivable (billing)
    • Preparation of yearly, longer term forecast, profit and cashflow
    • Liason with insurance broker during annual renewal to complete applications and audits of workers comp and General liability policies
    • Maintain the chart of accounts
    • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
    • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
    • Any special ad hoc projects in excel

    Reporting
    • Issue timely and complete financial statements
    • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report
    • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
    • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
    • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
    • Provide for a system of management cost reports

    Qualifications:
    • 7+ Years Corporate Accounting Experience required ideally specializing in construction accounting & be a CPA, preferred
    • Knowledge of Sage
    • Strong Excel skills (minimum, V-lookup and Pivot tables)

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • VP of Finance (Wholesale - Food Retail) – New Jersey

    Location: New Jersey
    Salary: Open

    The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions and ensure company accounting procedures and reporting conform to Companies policies and procedures, as well as any regulatory guidelines.

    Responsibilities:
    • Directing all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, and financial reporting.
    • Analyzing company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs, and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
    • Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
    • Developing and coordinating all relationships with lending/financial institutions.
    • Developing and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting.
    • Assisting senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.
    • Coordinating, preparing, and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
    • Deliver business performance and financial forecast communication to a variety of stakeholders (Board of Directors, Members and Senior Leadership Team
    • Managing relationships with insurance providers and ensuring compliance.
    • Develop member/owner relationships
    • Managing cash flow
    • Provide subject matter expertise and partner with internal clients, team, and leaders as needed.
    • Manage and participate in recruiting, training, and evaluation activities to maintain a high-quality FP&A staff.

    Core Competencies:
    • Energy/Drive/Tenacity: Exhibits energy, strong desire to achieve, high dedication level. Consistent reward of passionately striving to achieve results. Conveys strong need to win.
    • Resourcefulness/Initiative: Passionately finds ways over, around and trough barriers to success. Achieves results despite lack of resources. Goes beyond the call of duty. Shows bias for action. Results oriented “doer”.
    • Strategic Skills: Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends. Comprehends the big picture.
    • Judgement/Decision: Consistent logic, rationality and objectivity 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:
    • 10 - 15 years of managerial accounting and financial management experience.
    • Experience working in wholesale or food retail a plus
    • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
    • 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 multitask in a high paced environment.
    • Problem solving and creative solutions
    • Excellent Presentation skills
    • Extremely hands on position

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

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

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