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Controller | New York, NY

Controller | New York, NY
February 15, 2021 Chitra Sharma

A Media firm in New York City is currently seeking a Controller, to join as a member of their accounting team. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience, in accounting and controller positions.

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Manage general ledger closing process to include accounting entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Controller will manage accounting functions to include month end close, general ledger, AR, AP, payroll, revenue recognition and treasury functions
  • Controller will handle treasury management to include cash transfers
  • Successfully work with financial reporting group and business units
  • Ability to maintain depreciation schedules and capital assets
  • Leadership of accounting team staff, to include feedback
  • Create financial reports and annual reports
  • Controller will work with internal and external auditors, preparing necessary documentation
  • Controller will comply with tax filings and government reporting requirements
  • Develop and manage operational procedures of internal controls and policies
  • Successfully oversee the bi-weekly payroll process

Controller Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 8+ years of experience in accounting and management
  • Experience as a Controller, and in managing a team
  • CPA preferred
  • Media industry experience is preferred
  • MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills in verbal and written form
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving and detail orientated skills and ability