Financial Controller - Retail


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



An experienced financial controller is needed by our NYC client in the beauty/retail industry to undertake all aspects of financial management.    

Compensation : $120000 - $140000
Job ID : 25025

Job Function:

  • Manage all financial accounting and reporting functions for the company.
  • Generating accurate and timely monthly financial statements, prepare monthly reporting package, including comparative reports of operating results and variance explanations.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Oversee, develop and grow small accounting staff (e.g. AR/AP/Bookkeeper).
  • Maintain the accounting database.
  • Preparation for annual audits going forward.
  • Review bank reconciliations, loan schedules, and all other balance sheet schedules.
  • Assist the CEO in preparing the annual corporate budgets, monitor compliance and provide YTD updates.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary
  • Oversee inventory with operations team

Job Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a Financial controller within the beauty industry
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration

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