Controller – Conglomerate Group Jersey City, NJ

NJ Jersey City
$100,000 base + benefits including 401K match

TalentServed boutique recruitment firm is looking for a Controller based in Jersey City, NJ for our client. The client is a diversified conglomeration of businesses that includes logistics, fine art & document storage, entertainment, arts, fashion, technology, and real estate.

The Controller is responsible for the accurate and timely financial management of the organization's real estate, logistics/moving/storage, and the operating company. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Controller will oversee accounting operations, production of financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, periodical financial audits (including year-end tax), and report all findings to the COO and Operations Director. Candidates with prior experience in moving and storage logistics and or with one of the big four accounting firms will take precedence.

* Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions
* Consolidation of all financial data for multiple companies
* Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
* Coordinating activities of external auditors
* Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
* Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
* Developing and monitoring business performance metrics


Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Sr. Accountant or Controller
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
Excellent time and project management skills with the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively
Exceptional strategic, analytical, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills
Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence
Understanding of applicable laws and regulations
Experience with Great Plains & Yardi software is valued