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CFO (Agency) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY (working from Home an option)
Salary: 250K + Bonus

A fast growth global B2B agency is targeting a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the United States. This person will provide innovative financial guidance and solutions to promote the sustainable growth of the company. By delivering best in class financial data and actionable plans to support strategies, the CFO will work in concert with the CEO (UK based) to deliver the next stage of the business’ growth, as it seeks to double worldwide revenues from $25 million to $50 million.

The CFO is accountable for financial, strategic, and operational aspects of the firm across all markets (currently North America, UK & Australia). This includes the development and implementation of operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy and the ongoing monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate and actionable data.

Principal responsibilities are as follows:

Financial Strategies:

  • Manage finance and accounting functions
  • Oversee cash flow and treasury management
  • Direct financial forecasting and development of plans that respond to projected needs
  • Develop financial strategies designed to win, staff, and retain clients
  • Measure client profitability and staff utilization/capacity
  • Lead a team of professionals in finance and accounting

Strategic Planning and Execution:

  • Act as strategic partner to CEO
  • Long term and short term strategic financial and tax planning – as a member of the senior leadership team
  • Recognize, promote, and implement strategic growth opportunities
  • Implement, monitor and respond to performance metrics that support strategic direction
  • As business partner to company leaders, provide in-depth guidance and assistance to assure business unit objectives are met or exceeded

Compliance:

  • In conjunction with the parent company and auditors, manage and produce audited financial statements, pension plan audit, tax return preparation

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior management to create, implement and roll out plans for operational processes, internal infrastructures, and reporting systems designed to foster growth and efficiencies
  • Manage risk and compliance requirements commensurate with a data driven service and product portfolio
  • Establish policies that promote company diversity, inclusion, culture, and vision
  • Partner with HR in compensation administration and benchmarking, benefit design and procurement

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Chief Financial Officer should have 10+ years experience
  • MUST have CFO and operational experience in a professional service-based industry; communications firm preferred
  • Should have experience in partnering with an executive team and have a high level of written and oral communication skills
  • Have a full understanding of business functions in finance, HR, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrate competency in strategic planning and business development
  • CPA is a high priority; MBA is a plus

Please send resume to [email protected]

VP of Finance (Professional Services - Consulting Firm) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 275K + (Bonus)

The Vice President, Finance and Administration will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The position will oversee and be responsible for various functions including but not limited to finance, payroll, compensation and benefits, HR, and IT Support. This individual will also oversee several ancillary administrative tasks and responsibilities as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Finance/Accounting/Tax

  • Responsible for regularly reviewing and maintaining bank activity, AP, AR reporting, billing and invoicing.
  • Manage and participate in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to shareholders.
  • Manage tax returns and tax payments (quarterly, annual, Pass-Through Entity taxes, sales taxes, local gross receipts and business taxes, personal property, and commercial rent tax returns).
  • Manage employee, client and vendor data in accounting/billing platform).
  • Serve as primary point of contact for external accounting, tax and banking relationships.

Board of Directors and Shareholder Relations

  • Serve as Assistant Treasurer and Corporate Secretary of Company.
  • Responsible for coordinating Company Board of Directors meetings, including preparing minutes, materials, and scheduling participants.
  • Support Company Board actions and initiatives.

HR/Payroll

  • Process monthly and bi-monthly payrolls, 1099s, shareholding distributions, profit sharing contributions, year-end bonuses, and quarterly productivity bonuses.
  • Oversee process for identifying year-end performance metrics for bonus payroll and administration.
  • Maintain partnership with Unum to ensure Life Insurance and Supplemental Disability coverage amounts remain accurate.
  • Maintain, review and calculate annual 401(k) deduction limits, health deductions (medical, dental, vision, FSA, Dependent Care).
  • Responsible for management of qualified and non-qualified Profit Sharing Plans (PSP) including calculation of changes to Supplemental PSP accounts, conducting PSP Discrimination Testing, preparing 5500 return, PSP audits, contributions and disbursements, process and fund 401(k) payroll deductions, making interest payments, and communicating individual shareholding schedules.
  • Maintain partnership with Cigna regarding medical plan benefits. Review medical plan increases, changes to insurance plans, and evaluate alternative benefit coverage if necessary.
  • Oversee open enrollment for medical benefits, FSA, and other voluntary benefits.
  • Prepare 1094 and 1095 forms for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting.
  • Lead employee onboarding, including administration of offer letters, I-9 verification, new hire paperwork, coordination with Insperity (PEO), background checks, benefits, and payroll.
  • Process employee terminations, including payroll, benefits, and security/IT access.
  • Respond to reference checks and employment verification requests.

Other

  • Serve as the main point of contact to third-party IT service provider on high level tech/security issues and day-to-day help desk issues.
  • Manage Accounting Manager and other finance, payroll, legal and/or IT staff, as applicable.
  • Provide other administrative support as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or M.B.A. preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience in the financial function of a company required.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Effective in time management and delegation.
  • Self-motivated and can work with little oversight on a daily basis.

Please send resume to [email protected]

VP, Finance Director (Public Relations - Marketing Agency) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 175K + Bonus

VP, Finance Director

  • Develop and oversee budgeting and forecasting process
  • Partner with senior team members to ensure financial needs of the agency are addressed
  • Create and maintain monthly reporting package providing insights on historical results and forecast impacts
  • Analyze P&L ensuring company metrics are met and within financial covenants
  • Work with CFO in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Oversee month end closing process ensuring timeliness and accuracy of financials
  • Oversee all aspects of cash management including accounts receivable, accounts payable and trade working capital
  • Work with Associate Client Finance Director ensuring timely and accurate client billing, budget tracking and WIP management
  • Create and maintain cash flow forecast and analysis
  • Partner with CFO in establishing and monitoring financial metrics for measuring the financial and operating performance of the agency
  • Work with legal and CFO in reviewing client and vendor contracts
  • Lead annual financial audits
  • Manage the hiring, training, and retention of finance staff
  • Manage the organizational structure of the department in order to achieve goals and objectives
  • Optimize financial ERP solution to enhance finance reporting and functionality
  • Supervise Associate Client Finance Director and Controller

Requirements

  • Expert understanding of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience with multiple financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Very detail oriented and expert analytical thinking skills
  • 10+ years of finance and accounting experience
  • 5+ years of Finance experience in professional services organization
  • MBA or CPA is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and financial modeling

Please send resume to [email protected]

Controller/CFO (Private Equity/Fund) - New York, NYadd

Location: New York, NY
Salary: 200K + (Bonus)

A rapidly growing private equity firm focused on investing in music royalties with several hundred million dollars under management across multiple investment funds. The portfolio companies of funds acquire and aggregate music assets that generate royalties from a variety of income sources. As a result of the firm’s recent and anticipated expansion, Fund is seeking to hire a dedicated controller / CFO to oversee the finance, accounting, tax, and strategic planning functions of its numerous portfolio companies. This is a critical position as the hire will be the primary employee responsible for all aspects of these functions and will have the opportunity to grow with the firm over the long term.

As a lean organization with significant capital under management, this presents a unique opportunity for the right candidate to take ownership of an important division within the firm. The best candidate will be able to combine management level oversight with a hands-on “in the weeds” approach. The position will report to the partners of the PE Firm.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Position will be accountable for all aspects of the finance, accounting, tax, and planning work of funds’ six portfolio companies with support from several advisors (outsourced bookkeepers, tax advisors).
• Ensure financial, accounting, and tax compliance generally for all the entities as required by Fund,
its fund investors, and lenders
• Prepare / close financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, equity)
• Manage treasury function for entities, including cash flow forecasting, maintaining liquidity levels,
invoices / accounts payable, revolver usage
• Manage credit facility for all entities, including revolver usage, debt repayments, reporting / notice
obligations, covenant compliance, etc.
• Liase and work with senior management of Fund’s music administrator to analyze royalty revenue
• Manage entity expenses with a goal of driving efficiencies where possible
• Lead year end audit and tax reporting with third party advisor support
• Manage relationships / engagements of key third party vendors, including potential outsourced
staff accountant, tax advisor, auditor, insurance, etc.
• Prepare annual budgets and periodic reporting packages for various stakeholders (Fund,
investors, lenders)
• Oversee other entity maintenance items, including periodic filings and renewals (Insurance,
regulatory, tax)
• Support Fund’s investment team when needed, including on new music catalog acquisitions,
forecasts for quarterly fund valuations, ad hoc requests for investors, etc.
• Implement / continuously improve systems, processes, controls to maintain financial best
practices

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
• 6-8+ years experience in accounting role and/or corporate finance or FP&A role (with accounting
emphasis / experience); CPA a plus, but not required
• Strong understanding of US GAAP accounting and appropriate knowledge / experience with
common tax matters
• Experience in closing books, managing a P&L / cash flows, and analysis
• Experience with credit facilities
• Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives
• Ability to take both a high-level management view and detail-oriented view on tasks; not afraid to
roll up sleeves
• Strong analytical, Excel and financial modeling skills
• Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of internal and external
stakeholders to get results
• Experience working at a private equity sponsored portfolio company a plus

Please send resume to [email protected]

Controller (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 Controller 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]