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  • Director of Finance (Media) – New York, NY

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 185K

    The Director of Finance position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

    Candidates must have a resourceful and growth mindset, demonstrated management experience, and a professional track record of exceptional performance in key financial positions. Additionally, they must have a command presence with the ability to grow into a Leadership role.

    The company has reinvented itself as an end-to-end content creation company in both the advertising / marketing industry and the film and episodic industry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ● Lead and manage the finance/accounting department.
    ● Evaluate the current employees and reorganize the department, as needed.
    ● Oversee the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, reforecasting, and auditing.
    ● Create robust and timely financial reports for management and ownership.
    ● Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing business strategy.
    ● Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company's strategic direction.
    ● Create processes and procedures to ensure standardization and realize efficiencies
    ● Develop, launch, and oversee improvement and cost-cutting initiatives.
    ● Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package.
    ● Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company.
    ● Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
    ● Assist Managers with negotiations for employee compensation packages.
    ● Interface with company attorneys and production leads on complex contracts.
    ● Negotiate Real Estate leases & vendor relationships.
    ● Monitor and manage cash flow and cash forecasts.
    ● Maintain banking relationships.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    ● The candidate Director of Finance should have a degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, or equivalent business experience.
    ● 5+ years of experience at a Controller capacity or higher for a (Media/Entertainment or Professional Services company).
    ● Should have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
    ● MBA in Finance or CPA is highly preferred.
    ● Must have experience leading a team of 3 or more.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • CFO (Manufacturing) – Bergen County, NJ

    Location: Bergen County, NJ
    Salary: Open

    Position Overview: CFO role is a leader in the Company at the highest level and will direct all financial activities of the organization and ensure its long-term financial strength and viability. As a key member of the executive team, the CFO contributes to the continued growth of the business by bringing expertise, leadership, analytical skills and strategic thinking. The CFO works closely with the CEO to keep him informed about the financial position of the company and provide recommendations regarding significant financial decisions.

    Responsibilities:
    • Manages the financial and operational functions of the Company including accounting and reporting, logistics, and human resources.
    • Develops and maintains relationships with third parties such as auditors, financial service providers and tax consultants.
    • Coordinates and oversees financial audits.
    • Provides corporate executives with direction and management of the companies’ financial strategy and business planning as well as accurate, timely and relevant management and financial information.
    • Build on existing finance function capabilities in accounting, budgeting/forecasting, and metrics reporting/analysis.
    • Direct responsibility for the preparation of all financial reports, include income statements, balance sheets and statements of cash flow and other required reports for internal and external use.
    • IT development systems knowledge.
    • Accountable for developing departmental budgets, budget centralization.
    • Corporate cost center analysis.
    • Managing various Banking relationships and lines of Credit.
    • Knowledge of FX (foreign currency –Euro), manage the short and long term currency needs via hedging strategies. (Currency is the biggest driver of company’s profitability).
    • Managing the budgeting, strategy, execution and monitoring of exchange rates.
    • Experience in M&A analysis and Private Equity funding.
    • Implementing Business Process Improvement.
    • Management of reporting systems, including building dashboards for suite of financial reporting.
    • Risk Management.
    • Knowledge of insurance and benefits.
    • Inventory control.
    • Overseeing supplier bill-backs, revenue generator.
    • Bottom line accountability.
    • SKU-level reporting.
    • Develop revenue and cost matrix that include all aspects of the industry including costs per case, per person, per state, per region; manufacturing costing such as bottling, raw materials, dry goods.
    • Operation analysis/ costing / benchmarking.


    Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree preferred
    • CPA
    • 10-15 years of progressive experience in accounting
    • Strong audit background
    • Deep knowledge of system implementation and integration: ERP
    • Excellent communication with the ability to work with all of the organization
    • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
    • Ability to drive results
    • Sound business judgement
    • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment without large corporate infrastructure
    • Superior organizational skills, detail oriented, must be able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • High level of proficiency with Microsoft office
    • Industrial manufacturing or textile industry knowledge preferred

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

  • Director of Finance (Construction) – Queens, NY

    Location: Queens, NY
    Salary: 185K

    Duties:
    • Manages day-to-day operation of the Accounting Department.
    • Liaises with outside accountants, banking representatives, retirement plan administrator and insurance carriers.
    • Timely preparation of issuance of monthly finance statements, yearly budgets, monthly closing and related analysis.
    • Maintains controls over all postings and transactions in the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers, including journal entries, correcting transactions, reconciling monthly WIP.
    • Maintains the accounting daily operating cycle on a timely and current basis to ensure related department functions can be carried out according to schedule.
    • Responsible for treasury functions, transfers, wires, distributions and managing the line of credit.
    • Coordinates the record keeping of all job costs and inter-company transactions.
    • Prepares financial schedules to support the annual review and other required audits.
    • Responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of the final monthly job cost to general ledger and WIP to the general ledger.
    • Responsible for the review and preparation of accruals including job related costs, and general and administrative expenses.
    • Responsible for managing and maintaining internal incentive programs.
    • Responsible for maintaining all local, state, and federal programs and certifications.
    • Provides assistance to the accounting staff on Sage issues to ensure duties are properly executed in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Manages annual corporate income and franchise tax returns, payroll, gross receipts and sales tax returns.
    • Responsible for the setup and maintenance of the Sage system including proper planning and population of all data to the system.
    • Ad hoc reporting as needed either within or outside the department in Excel, Sage 300 and Office Connector.
    • Implements systems and processes in functional areas of responsibility to ensure efficiency and seamless support of Operations/Business Development; ensures policies and procedures are followed.
    • Ensures financial information flows regularly to the CEO, business unit leads, and other Company executives.
    • Develops and mentors personnel in Accounting/Finance.
    • Responsible for Sales Tax reporting in all jurisdictions where the Company operates.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum 10+ years of overall experience (15 preferred); minimum 5 years supervisory experience.
    • Minimum 5 years of construction related experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar field; Master's degree a plus; CPA preferred.
    • Advanced skills in Excel and Sage 300; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Experience implementing accounting systems and procedures.
    • Experience in a multi-divisional and multi-state accounting environment, with some S Corp tax experience.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Ability to implement risk management treasury controls - internal and external.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; comfortable communicating with C-suite and employees at all levels.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

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

    Location: New York, NY
    Salary: 175K

    A real estate investment group focused on the development of mid-sized residential and commercial properties. The team brings together a unique group of entrepreneurs and businessmen with broad experience in the global real estate markets, property development, real estate finance and law. We work with private investors to create profitable investment vehicles that have a steady, long term approach.

    Company is currently looking for an in-house controller for its New York City office. The Controller will be responsible for all the finance functions of the firm’s portfolio and operations including overseeing property-level and venture-level bookkeeping, budgeting, reporting, auditing and tax preparation as well as various finance functions.

    The Controller will report directly to the company’s CEO.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Financial Accounting
    • Review all daily transaction processes, including accounts payable, GL entries and cash disbursements for the Company’s operating assets.
    • Prepare account analysis and reconciliations, including related accrual and general journal entries, for each operating asset on a monthly basis.
    • Review and approve monthly bank reconciliations.
    • Prepare monthly inter-company account reconciliations to ensure accounts are in balance and settled timely.
    • Prepare closing entries for new property acquisitions.
    • Prepare closing financial package for each asset, including variance analyses and supporting schedules.
    • Manage and oversee internal accounting team.

    Budgeting and Reporting
    • Prepare and/or oversee preparation of budgets.
    • Prepare and/or oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports due to joint venture partners, investors, and lenders.
    • Maintain asset management models.
    • Liaise with general contractors at development projects regarding job costing, progress, and budget comparison.
    • Manage budgeting and reporting distribution process to joint venture partners, investors, and lenders.

    Audit and Tax Preparation
    • Oversee and coordinate audit process with auditors, accountants and bookkeepers.
    • Oversee and coordinate tax preparation process with tax preparers, upper management, and investors.
    • Oversee preparation and submission of real estate tax filings.

    Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
    • Minimum of 8+ years of relevant accounting or project accounting experience
    • Real estate development accounting and construction accounting experience preferred
    • CPA preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel; Yardi software experience is a plus
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines and work in a high energy team-oriented environment
    • Ability to prepare, review and analyze financial statements
    • Strong verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and analytical

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com

  • Director of Operations (Financial Services) – Remote

    Location: Remote
    Salary: 175K

    Global placement agent dedicated to raising capital for alternative fund managers, with offices in New York and London is looking for a Director of Operations. This person must be organized, proactive and able to work independently. This is a key leadership position with operational, IT, financial and compliance responsibility, accountable for implementation of the office strategic plan, ensuring effective administration and management of business operations; maintaining appropriate levels of qualified staff and allocation, establishing and monitoring both firm-wide and office level procedures and strategic initiatives, with contractual performance and collections oversight with clients and vendors.

    You will collaborate with leadership to effectively manage budgets, monitoring all earnings, collections and expenditures through direct daily management of financial/administrative operations. You will also assist in coordinating support services, including human resources, information technology, administrative resources, accounting and marketing; monitoring performance including adherence to annual budgets and strategic initiatives.

    This is a firm with a dynamic group of people, and the ideal candidate will be polished, flexible, and able to multi-task, as the environment will be fast paced at times. The role will report to the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Compliance Officer.

    The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

    • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills
    • Ability to operate independently and as part of a collegiate global team
    • Insightful, intuitive and proactive with a flexible attitude
    • Impeccable communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, accounting software (Sage PeachTree)
    • Familiarity with CRM database tools (GoldMine)
    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 5 years prior experience in an administrative / operations role

    Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Manage Virtual Office functions, including reviewing and managing mail via virtual portal
    • General accounting, including bank reconciliations, compiling expense reports for processing and client invoicing, AP, AR and liaising with external auditors to coordinate annual financial audits
    • Compliance program support, including correspondence, OFAC and FINCEN reviews and monitoring, and regulatory filings; engage with external legal counsel, accounting, technology, and regulatory resources to implement disciplined practices, internal controls, and to manage risk for all critical operational aspects of the broker-dealer, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
    • Manage telecommunications infrastructure upgrades, software and other systems implementations, collaborating with IT and telecomm consultants on maintenance and infrastructure upgrades
    • Source, evaluate and collaborate with key vendors and professional consultants as primary point of contact for executing ad hoc or on-going support of the firm

    Remote, work from home position.

    Please send resume to Steve.Mandell@anchin.com 

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