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Assistant Controller
Ref No.: 18-02490
Location: Bronx, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 90,000.00 /Year
Position Summary

Primary responsibilities of the Assistant Financial Controller will be to provide strong support to the Financial Controller. This includes general accounting, financial audits and other matters as designated by the Controller. A successful candidate must have the ability to work both independently as well as be an integral member of the finance team.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities of the Assistant Financial Controller will include but not be limited to:
  • Assist Controller in the day to day management of the accounting system to ensure the accuracy and integrity of General Ledger accounts and financial data. This includes monthly analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist Controller in the annual budgeting and planning process; review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  • Assist in annual independent audits by preparing audit work papers and account analyses and reconciliations; assist in gathering information for and preparing financial statements with notes, Form 990/CHAR 500, Single Audit (A-133) Report and NYS CFR.
  • Assist Controller with Workers Compensation Audits.
  • Work with Internal Auditor on Funding Sources financial and program audits.
  • Serve as primary backup to the Payroll Manager and be able to process regular bi-weekly payroll in the absence of the Payroll Manager
  • Assist Controller in the preparation of the monthly financial reports for CFO, ED and Board of Directors; this includes analysis of financial data and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist in monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Approve invoices that need to be paid in the absence of the Controller.
  • Perform other duties as necessary and assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have a solid knowledge of, and experience with, non-profit accounting, fund accounting, and compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience required.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Outlook, and Word).
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and work effectively with personnel at all levels.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented and demonstrate the ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize and work under deadlines, have strong analytical skills, and have the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.