Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Manhattan, New York
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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Accounting Principals is currently partnered with a professional services industry client seeking an experience Assistant Controller to start immediately on a contract to hire basis in New York, NY. This position is centrally located in Manhattan and seeking a poised professional to join their team with at least five years of supervisory experience. To be considered you should have proven ability to work effectively on multiple projects and have strong GAAP, month end, and financial statement preparation knowledge. Bachelor’s degree minimally required, NetSuite experience preferred.

Primary Functions:

  • Review month end journal entries and analyze general ledger to ensure adherence with GAAP 
  • Prepare and review financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Perform budget v. actual analysis along with forecasting duties
  • Manage fixed asset depreciation schedules
  • Oversee accounting team of six 
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance
  • Five to seven years of experience in corporate accounting
  • NetSuite preferred
  • Meticulously detail-oriented and able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent MS Excel skills, understanding of the general ledger and financial analysis proficiency
  • Strong verbal/written communication and organizational skills a must
  • Please submit your resume for immediate consideration if you feel this is the above Assistant Controller opportunity in Manhattan is in line with your background.

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