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Jr. Controller, US (Junior)

Company: Acker
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Acker, the oldest and most respected wine auction house and retailer in America is hiring for full-time Junior Controller, US. The Jr. Financial Controller, US is responsible to delivering high-level support to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Global Controller (GC) as they manage the company's accounting and financial activities.

  • Assist General Controller with all accounting operations including billing, accounts receivable (AR), accounts payable (AP), bank reconciliations, fixed assets, monthly inventory reconciliation
  • Assist in preparation of the budgets and financial forecasts and report variances monthly or as needed
  • Assist in managing the external annual audit process for the group financials
  • The Junior Controller, US coordinates with General Controller to prepare timely monthly financial statements
  • Assist GC with monthly auction analysis preparation
  • Cost analysis reporting
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Manage company monthly and quarterly sales tax filing process
  • Assist with annual 1099 reporting process
  • 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
  • Partner with the GC on any accounting issues requiring assistance or support
  • Assist with any other ad hoc projects required by the CEO, CFO and GC as well any other tax or compliance related issues.
  • Please note that these are the basic responsibilities but not limited to any other projects that are needed based on our needs.Qualifications
    • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
    • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
    • Great Plains and Management Reporter knowledge preferred
    • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Experience with creating financial statements and external audits
    • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations
    • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite; Access, database, or other system knowledgeEducation
      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license requiredWe are looking for someone with high energy and ability to deliver in a timely manner. This is a hybrid position; some days will be onsite. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends to meet job deadlines.Please Note: All employees will be required to have received their COVID-19 vaccination. Upon hire, all applicants will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or express intention to get vaccinated.About AckerEstablished in 1820, Acker is the oldest wine shop in America and the world's largest fine and rare wine auction house. Since third generation wine merchant John Kapon, Chairman of Acker, started the auction business in 1998, the house has gained worldwide recognition. Acker offers a vast array of services, including cellar consultations, a deep retail inventory of fine and rare wine for immediate sale, first class wine education amenities and fine and rare wine auctions.Benefits
        • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
        • Company Sponsored Life, AD&D, and LTD benefits
        • 401(k) program with discretionary employer contribution
        • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule
        • Wine discounts & MoreAcker Merrall & Condit Co and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations for disability are provided to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.PI202153663

Keywords: Acker, New York , Jr. Controller, US (Junior), Other , New York, New York

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