Role details

Assistant Controller

Manhattan   •  Permanent

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  • Communication Firm
  • Headquartered in New York City

About Our Client

Our client is a large communications firm headquartered in Manhattan. With locations in California, New York, Illinois, and Massachusetts they are looking to add to their New York City location. This is due to the firm deciding to transition all Finance and Accounting to the NYC Office.

Job Description


  • Manage the accounting Department, which includes Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Collections and General Ledger accounting;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements; analyzes variances; creates special reports as required;
  • Responsible for the timely reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts;
  • Assist in the company's financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process;
  • Prepare all monthly bank compliance documents;
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and the effective operation of internal controls;
  • Track cash and prepares cash position/monthly summary reports; forecasts short and long range cash disbursements and updates weekly cash projections;
  • Oversee generation of monthly customer invoices, monitor AR collection efforts;
  • Identify, investigates, and analyzes potential operational improvement. As appropriate (based on findings) makes proposals for operational changes (policy, procedures, processes, etc.);
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments;
  • Act as the primary liaison to external financial audit firms; coordinate response to all audit requests;

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Ability to work in a team capacity
  • Industry experience is a HUGE plus

What's on Offer


  • As the New York office will now be the hub for all Accounting and Finance, there is tremendous opportunity for growth as the firm continues to access hiring needs.
  • Healthy work environment
  • Competitive compensation

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