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Controller in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a fast growing Non Profit Organization located in New York City is adding a new Controller to the team.

As the Controller, the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supervises the Accounting Manager and Payroll Manager.
  • Coordinates the preparation of budgets and financial reports for projects.
  • Monitors and projects income and expenses throughout the year by reviewing actual results compared to the budget and the prior year utilizing NetSuite financial reports and a variety of supporting schedules.
  • Reviews and signs Accounts Payable checks.
  • Serves as primary contact with the Companies banks.
  • Manages cash flow.
  • Reviews and approves journal entries as needed.
  • Assists the Facilities and Office Services Manager with completing insurance forms.
  • Reviews the revenue recognition for restricted grants and contracts.
  • Reviews financial reports and other accounting reports and identifies unusual fluctuations compared to the budget or the prior year and investigates them.
  • Reviews benefits and professional fees expenses as compared to the budget and projects expenses for the year.
  • Supervises month-end closing and reporting.
  • Researches and answers financial questions raised by department heads and the Vice President for Financial Strategy.

Requirements for the position include:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting and a CPA; MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Accounting and supervision of staff required
  • Nonprofit accounting experience is a must
  • Expertise in budget management, 990's, 5500's, and 403b retirement plans
  • Prior audit experience is ideal
  • Familiarity with computer applications in Accounting, as well as advanced Excel, and Word

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent opportunity with excellent benefits packages, and 401(k) plans.