asst. controller in new rochelle

fran miller, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 110,000 - US$ 125,000 per year
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job details

new rochelle, new york
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 110,000 - US$ 125,000 per year
6 Years
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fran miller, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Prestigious University in Westchester County seeks to hire an Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller is an integral part of the Accounting leadership team. The Assistant Controller provides a broad range of Accounting and Finance services with a focus on internal controls This position is responsible for managing Operational Accounting which include Accounts Payable, Payroll and the General Ledger.

location: New Rochelle, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $110,000 - 125,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 6 Years
  • Management of accounts payable and payroll operations.
  • General accounting functions; reconciliation, recording ledger activity, preparing financial reports. Review of financial transactions and approval of journal entries. Direct responsibility for supervision of the general ledger.
  • Provides material contribution for annual audits and tax compliance reporting. Prepares all 990 tax requests, manages W2 reporting and quarterly tax filings.
  • Contributes to policy development and updates as part of the Controllers group
  • Identifies areas for system efficiencies and improvements. Contributes to the department internalization of new tools and efficiencies.
  • Assist the Controller with the monthly and year-end financial close and preparation of the annual financial statements.
  • Assist in coordination of the annual audit activities, including preparation and review of workpapers and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare month-end, year-end, and recurring journal entries.
  • Lead in reconciliation of general ledger activity, inter-fund activity, researching reconciling items and maintenance of restricted funds..
  • Assist in projecting and monitoring cashflow, as well as revenue and expense summaries.
  • Oversee preparation of tax schedules for 990 filing.
  • Research proper accounting treatment for transactions.
  • Provide support and assistance to department management with respect to development and coordination of financial management reporting and related processes.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and monitoring of plans, decisions, policies and initiatives.
  • Oversee staff of 4 including general accounting, accounts payable and payroll.
  • Manage the student accounts receivable process.
  • Manage the fixed assets reporting of the University, interfacing with Facilities to make sure assets are properly placed in service once determined to be in use.
  • Oversee the preparation and distribution of 1099s.
  • Prepare notes to the audited financial statements.
  • Manage the grants reporting for the University, which includes reviewing budgets, working with the PIs to request drawdowns and requesting funds from agencies.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience with at least 3 being in a non-profit organization or Higher Education
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
skills: Month-End Close

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