Assistant Controller/Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 65

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Entertainment company is seeking an Assistant Controller/Senior Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal person should be coming from an accounting background, who has outstanding organizational skills, strong work ethic, and willingness to do hands on work to get the job done.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of monthly close process, including proper transaction coding, journal entries, and maintenance of balance sheet schedules
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements from QuickBooks, as well as adaptation to external divisional revenue and full P&L analysis package in Excel
  • Assisting in weekly and monthly cash flow planning
  • Own all aspects of accounts payable and cash disbursements process
  • Administration of core HR functions such as payroll, benefits, and employee onboarding
  • Monitoring of accounts receivable, including follow-up on past-due customers
  • Help lead the implementation of best practices in the finance team to scale our business, gain new insights, or reduce time spends
  • Participation in special projects, ERP implementation, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 2-4 years of related accounting experience
  • Experience in an audit role or in a nimble, start-up type environment ideal
  • Proven ability to take on responsibility and be a key member of a small team
  • Strong Excel skills and comfort working in and learning new accounting software
  • Ability to work under time pressure, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment