• Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #33691
  • Salary: $50,000

Compensation: $50,000 – $70,000 + bonus
Location: New York City

Job Overview:
We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Bookkeeper/Controller to join an art gallery in New York City. As the in-house financial expert, you will manage various financial aspects of the gallery's operations. 

In the role of Bookkeeper/Controller, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting financial analysis and preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements

  • Assisting in the preparation of budgeting and forecasting activities.

  • Reviewing and analyzing profit and loss statements for exhibitions, art fairs, and special projects

  • Monitoring and reporting on gallery exhibition and art fair budgets, highlighting any significant variances

  • Ensuring cost control measures are in place and identifying potential cost-cutting opportunities

  • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, including cash flow reconciliation and bank account balances

  • Developing and managing financial models to automate reporting functions and enhance financial management and data reporting

  • Reviewing and approving bi-weekly payroll and pension plan contributions

  • Establishing sales commission calculations and reconciling them with management

  • Assisting the bookkeeper with monthly bank and credit card reconciliations

  • Conducting periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure accuracy

  • Ensuring compliance with internal finance administrative processes and suggesting areas for improvement

To be considered for the Bookkeeper/Controller role, you should have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant bookkeeping or financial analysis experience

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online and advanced Excel skills

  • Familiarity with US GAAP accounting standards

  • Experience in filing sales tax in multiple states (preferably 8/9 states)

Application Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Job Status Markers: #LI-DNP | #LI-Onsite

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Job ID: 33691