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CFO (Apparel - Wholesale) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 400K + Bonus

Our client is known for fashionable apparel for every product category and age group. They distribute to all tiers of retail. They are committed to build and add value to all their brands for the long term.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to play a key role in the overall leadership of the company and oversight of the company’s financial performance and strategic direction. A key aspect of this role includes accurate, timely and complete financial reporting and managing the financial audit. The financial results will be evaluated to develop and maintain a  financial reporting process, including the development of near-term and long-term financial forecasts. Collaborate with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the leadership team as it relates to financial analysis and scenario planning to drive all key business decisions.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the CFO will:

Work as a strategic partner with the CEO and the leadership team to drive and participate in all key financial and operational decisions, including preparing or directing preparation of financial analysis and scenario planning, addressing opportunities for growth while maintaining discipline in cost management, fiscal management, near and long-term forecasting and strategic planning and reporting. Work cross functionally to provide financial oversight and establish metrics to monitor financial performance. Proactively lead the detailed annual budgeting process, including working with all key functions across the company to develop reforecasts throughout the year and evaluate and communicate variances to plans.

Refine and lead ongoing analysis of sales and margin, providing key data-driven insights to make informed decisions around expansion or changes. Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and thoroughly analyze marketing and other expenditures to evaluate the return on investment.

A data driven culture by mining the data warehouse, look at trends, understand and communicate the story behind the data. Lead optimization of new and existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including upgrades and implementations of systems. Drive continuous improvement in areas such as expense management, financial analysis and reporting, system infrastructure, operations, and standardized business processes with an eye toward streamlining and improving business performance. Stay abreast of the latest and greatest technology and be initiative-taking in anticipating needs and finding technology solutions that align with the company’s future goals and strategy. Work closely with all functions to reduce costs and improve performance company-wide.

Develop and grow a first-class financial department including financial reporting and the financial performance and accounting functions. Be capable of rolling up your sleeves if necessary and be extremely comfortable with all financial and accounting details. Instill a culture that emphasizes accountability and transparency among the finance team and builds a strong relationship with the executive team. Ensure complete and accurate financial reporting and maintain compliance with respect to taxes, insurance, and other regulatory requirements. Analyze and manage inventory and make recommendations for improvements to optimize inventory levels. Lead audits and tax preparation.

Oversee the accounting, information technology and human resource functions. Lead, motivate, and develop staff. Inspire trust and credibility between team members as modeled through personal leadership. Grow and mentor existing bench strength with a focus on career pathing and creating developmental opportunities throughout the team member’s lifecycle. Promote the company’s culture by living the mission and values, conveying a high degree of emotional intelligence and by creating an atmosphere of open communication and personal accountability.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Must have experience with sales volume of 500 mm to 1 billion plus
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Master’s in Business Administration a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive accounting and financial experience, including experience as a Chief Financial Officer or senior level finance position.
  • Must excel in an entrepreneurial environment with an appreciation for corporate and family values.
  • Proven experience in cultivating organizational change, creating buy-in for new initiatives and achieving results through market proficiency and a data-driven approach.
  • Solid strategic planning, organizational, and project management skills with the ability to multi-task, assimilate current information quickly and create long-term solutions.
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to manage and influence cross-functional teams.

Please send resume to [email protected]

Controller (Agency - Marketing) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 165K + (Bonus)

The Controller will be responsible for the accounting and reporting aspects of the agency, reviewing and approving the work performed by the accounts payable team. They will also be responsible for the revenue recognition and working with the Account teams to enable them to manage their jobs effectively and efficiently with particular focus on managing working capital.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Reporting:

  • Preparation of month-end management accounts including coordination of reporting process and detailed review and approval of all transactions processed by the accounts payable team.
  • Review the output of the accounts payable team who perform AP and AR. Assist with problem-solving as required.
  • Ensure integrity of data in the company’s ledger system, Maconomy.
  • Reconciliation and submission of quarterly VAT.
  • Reconciliation of suppliers’ purchase orders between the systems used by the Company.
  • Responsible for all payroll accounting including review and approval of the payment runs and payroll taxes, i.e. PSA submission.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation and to report accurate monthly results both internally and to the parent Company in a timely manner.
  • Annual management of yearend process, acting as first point of contact with external auditors.
  • Ensure the financial control environment is appropriate for the business now and with expected growth.

Budgeting and forecasting:

  • Contribute to P&L budgeting and reforecast process, working with Group CFO and local office leads to ensure forecasts are accurate and that business plans are commercially sound.
    Assist in the maintenance of rolling revenue forecasts.

Operational Engagement:

  • Support the Client Services team with any ad hoc requests. Work closely with the account teams to keep a check on budgets, drive efficiency and answer other queries they may have.
  • Ensure Client Services team receive the finance support that they need for month end reporting.
  • Ensure that information kept by the account teams is reconciled regularly between the CRM and Maconomy
  • Ensure that data in Maconomy is kept up to date and accurate e.g. old projects and POs are closed.
  • Provide support to the other Support Services (HR, IT, Office management) to ensure smooth running of the business.
  • Continue to drive process improvement and efficiency between the systems used by the business.

Quality control:

  • Ensure all team output is of the highest standard
  • Demonstrate complex problem solving and effective decision making

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Someone who embraces change and constantly looks to drive process improvements.
  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience in a similar role (preferably an agency).
  • Ability to perform under pressure whilst maintaining a consistent level of work output.
  • Ability to think outside the box – natural problem solver and not afraid to propose a different approach.
  • Excellent people and presentation skills when discussing finance matters with non-finance individuals.
  • Strong IT skills – Excel, Word and Maconomy experience would be advantageous.

Please send resume to [email protected]

Director of Finance (Engineering Firm - Professional Services) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 180K + Bonus

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of progressive responsibility preferably in the A/E/C industry.

This role will report to the Chief Financial. The Controller will work in our New York City office and will be expected to travel to other company locations as needed.

The Director of Finance will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervision of the accounting staff
  • Overseeing the accounting operations of the corporation, including related companies and joint ventures
  • Monthly financial reporting
  • Annual budget process
  • Corporate annual financial audit, overhead audit, bank audit and various periodic governmental audits
  • Tax return preparation

Please send resume to [email protected]

Controller (Real Estate) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 150K + Bonus

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 related  construction entities. These are residential and commercial projects in the New York City area.

As the Controller, you will:

  • 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. Be hands on in all areas of the day-to-day activity.
  • Report directly to ownership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide various day to day support for management
  • Develop accounting procedures, job cost budgets and ACR reports for new projects. Oversee their monthly progress reports.
  • Process or manage subcontractors approval/payment process along with non-subcontractor payables
  • Reconciliation of job costs on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile intercompany activity monthly
  • Prepare/review monthly draw submissions to lender
  • Cash management on all company accounts.
  • Process wires, cashier’s checks and intercompany transfers
  • Provide information needed to determine distributions and intercompany payouts (monthly, annually)
  • Assist with refinances, closings, acquisitions and dispositions
  • Accounting for sales of condo units and reconciliation to closing statements
  • Monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained and discuss with ownership
  • Preparation and review of monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages for outside investors and accountants
  • Preparing stand-alone and consolidated entity financial statements
  • Preparation of work papers supporting the annual tax return
  • Coordinate data for the preparation of annual tax returns

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of construction/ real estate development accounting experience , CPA license a plus.
  • Experience using Jonas accounting software a plus

Please send resume to [email protected]