Junior Controller - New York

Scratch Music Group

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<p>New York City based startup Scratch Music Group is currently seeking a Junior Controller to help manage and grow its accounting and finance operations. The company, originally founded in 2002, is VC backed and is eager to focus on profitability. The position will report to and work closely with the VP of Finance, and will be responsible for owning many key functions within the finance group.</p>
<p>You are expected to be the #2, right-hand-person to the head of the finance group, relied upon to make an immediate impact. You will dive into the current systems, master them, and improve them. You will have a constant view towards process efficiencies and creative problem solving. Every week is different, systems will have hiccups, and you will be thrown things you&rsquo;ve never done before.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a challenge, but you love challenges.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p>If this all sounds exciting, the role is right for you!</p>
<p>Full ownership of monthly close process, including proper transaction coding, journal entries, and maintenance of balance sheet schedules</p>
<p>Preparation of consolidated financial statements from QuickBooks, as well as adaptation to external divisional revenue and full P&amp;L analysis package in Excel</p>
<p>Assisting in weekly and monthly cash flow planning</p>
<p>Own all aspects of accounts payable and cash disbursements process</p>
<p>Administration of core HR functions such as payroll, benefits, and employee onboarding</p>
<p>Monitoring of accounts receivable, including follow-up on past-due customers</p>
<p>Help lead the implementation of best practices in the finance team to scale our business, gain new insights, or reduce time spends</p>
<p>Participation in special projects, ERP implementation, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned</p>
<p>This is a position for someone 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.</p>
<p>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Accounting with CPA license strongly preferred</p>
<p>3-5 years of related accounting experience</p>
<p>2+ years in public, plus 1-2 years in a nimble, start-up type environment ideal</p>
<p>Proven ability to take on responsibility and be a key member of a small team</p>
<p>Strong Excel skills and comfort working in and learning new accounting software</p>
<p>Ability to work under time pressure, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines</p>
<p>Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment</p>
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