Controllership

  • These job descriptions are examples of the career opportunities available through LV. If you have an interest in a similar position, please contact us today!
Position DetailsBackground Desired & Responsibilities
Title: VP Transaction Advisory Services
Location: Stamford, CT
Salary: 175 - 200K + bonus
Company: Large Financial Services Firm

POSITION FILLED.

Background Desired: CPA/MBA with 10 -15 yrs of Big 4 experience. Strong technical and analytical skills. Experience and superior understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. Exposure to leasing industry and the understanding of complex financial structures is highly desired.

Responsibilities: As VP of Transaction Advisory, you will represent the Finance team for deal approval on significant M&A transactions, investments, dispositions, restructurings, strategic decisions and accounting policy matters.

The essential functions of this role include:
Finance member of cross functional team with primary focus on pricing, structuring and accounting of proposed aviation industry transactions.
Evaluate proposed transaction structures, leases and investments for compliance of accounting proposed in deal approvals.
Provide advice and interpretation with respect to matters of accounting and other financial considerations to Operations and Marketing personnel.

Title: Manager of Financial Reporting
Location: White Plains, NY
Salary: 140 - 150K + bonus
Company: Fortune 100 High Tech Mfg

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: CPA with 6-8 of Big 4 or public + corporate experience. Extensive experience in SEC, US GAAP and management reporting.

Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of the external financial reporting process, including preparation of the Company’s Form 10-K, 10-Q’s, and annual report.
Act as a key liaison with Investor Relations regarding quarterly / annual financial data, reports and disclosures.
Act as a primary liaison with external auditors regarding external reporting and relevant technical accounting topics.
Maintain the process of XBRL reporting of financial statements and related footnotes on a quarterly basis.
Title: Division Controller
Location: Boston, MA
Salary: 150K
Company: Consumer Products Mfg.

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
7-10 years experience with solid accounting and managerial background. Strong interpersonal skills.
Exceptional communication skills.
Proficient in Excel, problem solving and analytical skills.

Responsibilities: Perform monthly balance sheet account analysis.
Prepare reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
Analyze budget vs. actual on a monthly basis.
Performs an internal audit of each division and reports results to VP.
Manage and provide training & development of accounting staff.
Prepares vendor analysis reports and communicates findings with Corporate Purchasing Manager.
Coordinates with Corporate Purchasing Manager to improve vendor payable terms.
Communicates with company’s bank representatives regarding the initiation and monitoring of sweep accounts and the renewal of line of credit accounts.
Title:Vice President of Financial Reporting
Location: Armonk, NY
Salary: 175 – 200K + 30% bonus
Company: Insurance/Financial Services

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: BS in Accounting with CPA and 10-15 years of public or private accounting experience. MBA is a plus. Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of SEC reporting requirements. The candidate must be able to research and apply technical accounting and regulatory pronouncements. Financial services and insurance experience is a plus.

Responsibilities: Responsible for coordinating financial statement preparation and review, SEC reporting, accounting research, and process improvements.
Lead coordinator for the preparation of the Company’s 10-Q, 10-K, and annual report, including financial and non-financial sections. Design processes and controls and ensure they are properly executed.
Assist in the monthly and quarterly closing process, including account analysis and financial statement preparation.
Provide technical accounting and operational support to staff throughout the Controller’s Group.
Manage annual audits and interim reviews of the consolidated and subsidiary accounts.
Coordinate the preparation of and review quarterly management financial packages.
Partner with constituents across the organization to gain insight into business strategies and initiatives, and use insight to enhance the presence of the Controller’s Group.
Manage and review staff work and ensure that proper controls are maintained within the accounting and reporting function. Continually evaluate whether accounting processes are within a best practice framework.

Corporate Finance

Position DetailsBackground Desired & Responsibilities
Title: Assistant Treasurer
Location: White Plains, NY
Salary: 175K + bonus
Company: Fortune 100 Mfg

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: MBA in Finance with 12-15 yrs progressive experience and knowledge of industry standard pricing models and VaR concepts. Extensive knowledge of US and international payment systems. Experience with ERP and payment systems preferred. Proven communication and leadership skills. Skilled in the pricing, purchasing and sale of derivative instruments

Reponsibilities: Ongoing development of Funding and Liquidity Plans. Global aggregation and monitoring of cash flows from operating, financing/equity, and investing activities. Preparation of cash flow variance analysis, highlighting trends in operating liquidity, evaluating threats and opportunities in the company’s capital plans.
Analysis of cash flows, market access, corporate liquidity and acquisition capacities.
Responsible for the measurement, quantification and strategizing of global interest rate and foreign exchange exposures.
Maintain and update interest rate and foreign exchange risk management policies and procedures as necessary.
Oversee the performance tracking of derivatives activity.
Liaise with Corporate Accounting and FP&A areas to facilitate interest rate and foreign exchange forecasting, external reporting of interest rate and foreign exchange risk, and accounting for derivative positions.
Title: Manager of Financial Planning
Location: Stamford, CT
Salary: 125 - 135K + bonus
Company: $3B Consumer Products

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: Undergraduate or MBA in Accounting or Finance.
8 - 15 years of experience in Financial Planning / Decision Support in a consumer and customer-oriented organization. Advanced system and modeling skills. Strong Excel skills including proficiency in pivot tables and database functions.

Responsibilities: Participates in the compilation of all financial forecasts, including annual plan/budget, quarterly plan updates and monthly plan updates for volume, revenue and trade spend line items.
Support detailed level plan and forecasts and associated analytics.
Reconciliation and analysis of forecasts to actual plan.
Review and align actual and forecast data to Essbase Financial Planning System.
Interface with field finance team to manage risks and secure opportunities to increase profit margins and efficiencies.
Title: Manager Financial Planning & Analysis
Location: White Plains, NY
Salary: 125 – 140K + bonus
Company: Consumer Products Mfg.

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: BS degree in Finance, MBA a plus. 8-10 years business or financial operations experience in consumer products company required. Candidate must have previous responsibility for planning and analyzing budgets and P&L. Skilled in SAP and Business Warehouse (BW) software systems.

Reponsibilities: Assist senior management in developing divisional business plans, budgets, and forecasts.
Develop and supervise the divisional expense budget control system and report monthly expense status and key variances.
Analyze and report actual results vs. budget of key financial/P&L measures and variances, provide recommendations and strategies for improvement.
Manage key monthly ledger entries, including but not limited to expense, inventory, and price protection accruals/reserves.
Establish and maintain the management reporting system of financial information and provide reports to senior management enabling effective financial decision making.
Key liaison with the Finance Department in communicating the objectives/strategies of the division and ensuring accurate P&L management.
Title: Manager – Sales Finance
Location: NYC
Salary: 135K + bonus
Company: $2B Consumer Products

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: BS in Accounting or Finance; MBA a plus.
Experience Required: 7-10 years related experience in a consumer products company. Strong financial modeling with solid knowledge of P&L and balance sheet. Solid interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work in a deadline driven environment.

Responsibilities: Liaison to field sales with particular emphasis on trade spending evaluation and account P&L’s. Manage trade spending budget, monitor actual spending vs. forecast.
Utilize trade promotions KPI's to forecast future performance and evaluate various promotional options.
Performing post-promotion evaluations and share learnings with field sales and the executive team.
Summarize for executive team and senior sales personnel trade spending opportunities and risks.
Develop tool for field sales to evaluate various trade promotion options (“ROI model”).

 

Staff Level Positions

Position DetailsBackground Desired & Responsibilities
Title: Financial Reporting Analyst
Location: Fairfield, CT
Salary: 90 - 110K
Company: Fortune 50 Mfg/Consumer Products

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: 5 years experience in Public Accounting. CPA or equivalent. Knowledge of SEC reporting and generally accepted accounting principles. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, leadership skills.

Reponsibilities: Act as lead analyst responsible for all aspects of the Statement of Cash Flows as included in respective financial statements. Requires collaboration with treasury and business functions.
Participate in the quarterly press release process ensuring accuracy of all data.
Prepare quarterly/annual summary balance sheet analysis package for senior management.
Analyze financial statement areas and prepare footnote and MD&A disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings for Annual Report.
Coordinate data collection process with corporate functions including, FP&A, Tax and Treasury. Ensure compliance with SOX requirements related to the financial reporting process.
Title: Senior Analyst - Corporate Accounting
Location: Greencwich, CT
Salary: 75 - 85K + bonus
Company: Distribution/Mfg.

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: BS in Accounting. 5+ years experience with strong interpersonal, organizational and Excel skills.

Responsibilities: Perform month-end close responsibilities - account reconciliations and analysis, accruals and reclassifications.
Assist in quarterly preparation of Senior Management reporting package.
Provide financial support for corporate departments.
Make recommendations & execute process improvements.
Responsible for compilation and accuracy of monthly balance sheet.
Title: Associate Accounting Manager
Location: Valhalla, NY
Salary: 85 - 100K + bonus
Company: Consumer Products

POSITION FILLED.
Background Desired: BA in Accounting with 5-8 years of accounting experience in a diversified consumer/industrial goods company.
Proficient in Excel, Exposure to SAP software preferred.

Reponsibilities: The position reports into the Controller.
Responsible for divisional financial reporting and analysis, and reporting consolidated actual results to Parent Company on a monthly basis.
Maintain & analyze G/L account reconciliations.
Supervise staff accountants who have month-end responsibilities and analysis of SG&A and Manufacturing Cost of Sales.
Assist Controller in preparing budget, forecasts, and long-term plans.