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Accounting Controller | New York, NY

Accounting Controller | New York, NY
May 17, 2022 Chitra Sharma

New York based Consumer Products business is seeking an Accounting Controller, to join in a newly created leadership position.

Accounting Controller Responsibilities:

This is a new role with responsibility to be the senior finance person on the team. Initial reports will be two junior accountants – AR and AP/Inventory. Key areas of focus:

  • Take ownership and provide direct leadership over all aspects of accounting, including the chart of accounts, month end processes, systems architecture etc.
  • Manage full cycle month and quarter-end financial statement close process of all areas of accounting, including approval and posting of journal entries and review of reconciliations ensuring proper accuracy
  • Provide day-to-day operational support and management of various matters with respect to accounting and reporting
  • Collaborate with the Warehouse teams to create and execute a roadmap related to all aspects of inventory reporting automation
  • Establish business processes to address new, emerging, and evolving control requirements
  • Assist in the planning and budgeting process to create budgets and monitor actuals
  • Lead quarterly reviews, field audits by lenders and year-end external audit
  • Build and manage relationships with various business leaders throughout the Company, and work with them to prioritize business requirements/projects as they relate to accounting and reporting
  • Manage, mentor and train direct reports
  • Support with various related cross functional projects across the company, as the business scales and as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • CPA Preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work with high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated and professional
  • Salary $140,000-$150,000