Contract Controller – 6 – 9 months – NY

3 days in office

Our client, a world leading Creative/Tech agency based in New York has an opening for a Controller with 3-5 years’ experience working in the media industry to join their finance team.

As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for owning the beginning to end finance processing which includes client billing, producing the monthly accounting reports and approving weekly payment runs. You will demonstrate commercial rigour; always ensuring that accurate accounting treatment is followed at all times and that the company adheres to financial laws and regulations. Adding value to the agency via relevant financial analysis and reporting will be key to the success of this role. You will be an integral member of the finance team and your strong financial knowledge, professionalism and commitment are essential to help motivate and develop junior members of the team. The role will be responsible for the financial processing and reporting

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and annual management reporting of results to group level
  • Variance Analysis to budget/forecast
  • Contribute to decisions regarding financial strategy
  • Keep up with industry updates and clients
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Compilation of company budgets, quarterly forecasting and 3-year business plan. Financial modelling in excel (P&L, BS and cash flow)
  • Oversight of tax matters including international transfer pricing, tax workings and year-end computation review
  • Implementation of KPIs across agency, educating leaders of business as to metrics and reporting thereon
  • Managing payroll and the company benefit schemes
  • Report to group with timely and accurate financial information
  • Rebate calculations and reconciliations
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Monthly payroll processing
  • Managing, supporting & mentoring the Finance Assistant
  • Responding to audit queries


Ideally you will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in the industry with strong Excel skills

In return the client is offering a salary of $150-170K with an array of benefits including:

  • Flexible working

If this sounds like you then, please send us your resume now!

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Apply now!