SVP of Tax Operations

With a library of over 5,000 proprietary characters, this Company is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Their international operations are focused in the following areas: entertainment licensing and comic book publishing. The company facilitates the creation of entertainment projects, including feature films, DVD/home video, video games and television based on its characters and also licenses its characters for use in a wide range of consumer products and services including apparel, collectibles, toys, snack foods and promotions. The company’s characters and plot lines are created by its comic book division which continues to expand its leadership position in the U.S. and worldwide while also serving as an invaluable source of intellectual property.

The Sr. Vice President, Tax Operations will have the opportunity to work with senior management to significantly improve the tax planning and reporting abilities of the Company.


  • Developing and implementing tax planning and reporting
  • Coordinate external auditors and consulting services
  • Overseeing tax results, amounts reported in tax returns and tax amounts in financial statements;
  • Preparing reviewing and signing-off income tax components in monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements;
  • Effective tax rate compilation and forecasting for all tax-related accounts in financial statements
  • Providing appropriate analysis and support for all tax accounting matters
  • Timely review of federal, state and local income and sales tax returns
  • Ensuring federal, state, and foreign tax audits are managed appropriately
  • Ensuring finance colleagues are provided tax related information accurately and timely
  • Ensuring all tax related systems are implemented and managed effectively and efficiently
  • Managing all aspects of tax technology usage and requirements; intimate knowledge of Tax Stream
  • Ensuring all procedures are drafted and implemented in accordance with SOX requirements and that all SOX requirements are satisfied on a timely basis.


  • CPA & FAS 109
  • 10+ years tax accounting experience
  • Tax Stream


Our Client is looking for a Controller to support the company with directing the activities of the Accounting, Finance and Payroll departments, and for ensuring all Company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  Ideal candidates for this position should be dynamic, driven and motivated for success.

  • Oversee daily operations of the finance, accounting and payroll functions.
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures in a timely and accurate manner including preparation of monthly reconciliation of all key balance sheet accounts and supporting schedules
  • Implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; recommend benchmarks for measuring the Company financial and operating performance.
  • Ensure all financial transactions follow GAAP and all local, state, and federal reporting requirements, as well as company policies/procedures.
  • Prepare opening balance sheets for acquired entities
  • Assist / Lead integration effort as they relate to cash management
  • Manage and report cash flow on weekly and monthly basis including variance analysis to budget and forecasts; Identify areas for costs savings and efficiencies.
  • Direct and coordinate debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies.
  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Prepare information required for monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all aspects of patients and/or employee information in compliance with HIPPA rules.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field; CPA
  • Minimum 10+ years public and private accounting experience in a senior-level accounting position, demonstrating increasing responsibility
  • Distributed healthcare service experience, home healthcare or hospice experience, and Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement experience (preferred).

VP of Internal Audit

The Company is seeking an experienced, ambitious, strategic and strong manager to lead the Internal Audit Department.  Reporting to the Corporate Vice President responsible for Internal Audit and Asset Protection this position is responsible for working with management and the external auditors to ensure that our audit approach focuses on pro-actively identifying and addressing high risk areas to assess if controls are operating effectively to ensure compliance with laws/regulations/company policies, optimization of internal controls over financial reporting, efficiency of operations, and 3rd party compliance with licensing agreements.  The person hired will be someone who wants to be part of collaborative environment, thinks strategically, has experience influencing management, and has experience identifying opportunities and influencing change.

  • Responsible for providing guidance, direction and career development to the global Internal Audit team, including setting goals and assessing performance.
  • Lead on-going risk assessment process to develop and implement the annual audit plan, optimizing the resources of the Internal Audit department and Company.
  • Play an integral key role in leading the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities in collaboration with Finance to optimize resources, drive efficiencies and maximize the overall value of the program to the business.
  • Further develop the Internal Audit Department’s strategy to carry out the mission of the department, defining goals and milestones for continuous improvements.
  • Provide counsel on new business developments, new system implementations and other strategic initiatives to ensure internal controls are considered and designed into the process, thus ensuring the likelihood of success.
  • Work with management to remediate audit findings on a timely basis and report to Senior Management on the status of agreed actions.
  • Respond to, and investigate allegations of fraud and other financial or ethical wrongdoing including those received through the company’s whistleblower program.
  • Further establish the department as a training ground for Finance leaders by broadening Associates experience to all aspects of the business globally.

Director of Risk Advisory

The Director of Risk Advisory will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing and assessing current firm-wide policies and procedures concerning technical and ethical quality controls fundamental    to the performance of  the companies professional engagements
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate processes to continually measure compliance with established quality controls
  • On an on-going basis, ensure that all policies and procedures are followed to the highest professional standards

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist business unit leaders and firm-wide senior management in the following quality-related activities:
  • Identify, assess and institute steps, where necessary, to minimize risks associated with the quality of its work product
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures designed to ensure consistent presentation and delivery of work product, in compliance with its guidelines as well as those of its clients
  • Provide guidance and expertise on a broad range of engagement management matters such as, for example, timeliness of work product deliverables and client service efficiencies
  • Provide active assistance with implementing best practices in individual business units in a manner consistent with overall objectives
  • Work closely with business unit quality control professionals to ensure adherence to established policies and procedures. These matters will include operational controls relating to the provision of its professional service.
  • Design, implement and supervise the conduct of at least bi-annual, internally-staffed “peer reviews” within each business unit. Such     reviews will include, at a minimum, high-level testing designed to ensure compliance with established quality control policies and procedures. Other matters to be considered could include a) overall practice management, b) staff retention and development, c) effectiveness of strategic business development initiatives, and d) achievement of benchmarked operating efficiencies

Skills and Educational Requirements

  • 15+ years experience in providing professional services relating to quality control matters
  • CPA certificate is a must
  • Proven experience with evaluation of best practices in a professional services organization
  • Proven ability to identify and assess internal and external risk factors impacting professional service firms

Tax Partner

A renowned national CPA firm is seeking a highly experience, High Net Worth Tax Practice Leader to manage partners, and work closely with the firms Tax Leadership. Submit your resume now for immediate consideration for this coveted position with this prestigious firm.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage Partners
  • Manage staff and a book of business
  • Help market the firms service offering through business development –
  • Work closely with Firm Tax Leadership
Required Skills
  • 12+ years partner or managing director at a CPA firm
  • BS in Accounting
  • Extensive experience servicing HNW clients
  • CPA licensure
  • Tax compliance/fiduciary/individual/partnership knowledge

Director of Financial Reporting

This position reports to the Chief Insurance Accountant in the Accounting Policy Unit, which is part of the Corporate Controller’s Department. This position involves providing accounting guidance related to insurance products and reinsurance transactions. In this area, the focus will mainly be with the Retirement business. In the next couple of years, this position will have heavy involvement with the FASB’s recent accounting standard called Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Insurance Contracts, which is effective 1/1/21. This is the most impactful accounting standard for the insurance industry in close to 40 years. This position provides for significant interaction with Business Unit Controllers/staff, Corporate Actuarial and our External Auditors. As part of the implementation of the new insurance accounting standard, this person will have numerous interactions with accountants from the insurance industry through the ACLI, AICPA Insurance Experts Panel, etc. This position requires strong technical insurance accounting skills, along with strong technical and problem-solving skills. Successful candidates will gain an understanding of transactions and key product economics in a variety of businesses.
Main responsibilities in this area include:
  • Preparing or reviewing US GAAP accounting & actuarial policies related to implementing the new insurance accounting standard.
  • Preparing or reviewing US GAAP and Statutory accounting policies related to existing insurance products; new product launches, and analyzing complex transactions, e.g., reinsurance transactions.
  • Interacting with external auditors on accounting conclusions.
  • Being the main liaison with specific Business Unit Controllers/staff and Corporate Actuarial on insurance accounting matters. This includes leading monthly meetings with the aforementioned BU Controllers/staff.
  • Monitoring, analyzing and commenting on emerging accounting issues from the FASB, SEC and NAIC.
  • Providing responses to SEC comment letters related to insurance accounting matters.
  • Preparing and presenting to the Company Controller and Senor Finance Management on key accounting issues.
  • Coordinating disclosures pertaining to accounting policy matters, e.g., Footnote 2 of the PFI 10K.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA is required
  • 8+ years GAAP accounting and financial reporting experience required
  • Technical GAAP and/or Statutory insurance accounting experience required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong PowerPoint skills desired


The Chief Financial Officer for the Vendor Finance business will direct the financial reporting, financial planning and accounting practices of the organization as well as oversight and coordination with treasury, accounting, budget, forecast, and tax and audit activities of the organization.  In addition, the Chief Financial Officer will ensure timely and insightful financial and statistical analysis for management and/or Board use, as well as for specified third parties, including lenders and shareholders.  This individual will also engage in extensive pricing and economics discussions to drive decisions across the business.   Reporting to the corporate CFO , this individual will oversee regional CFO’s and 120+ global employee base.  Key Responsibilities include:      

  • Key member of the Vendor Finance executive team, responsible for providing financing support and insight into the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic planning
  • Support the business leader and set strategic direction for the business
  • Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, statement of cash flows, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports to third parties, including lenders.  Duties include all international vendor operations in Latin America, Europe and Asia (approximately 30 countries)
  • Analyze company operations from a financial perspective to identify opportunities and areas that may warrant reorganization or other change
  • Oversee budget preparation and monitoring. Work with business heads to establish and implement short- and long-term business objectives, policies and operating procedures
  • Evaluate internal control safeguards and develop/ implement changes, as appropriate
  • Manage the structuring, negotiation and documentation of deals and credit facilities for the business
  • Oversee the approval and processing of revenue and expenditure control documents, budgets, ledger/account maintenance and data entry
  • Oversee accounting department and audit functions; ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards
  • Lead the implementation and monitoring of Sarbanes Oxley Act compliance controls
  • Evaluate finance, accounting, servicing and audit procedures and develop/implement changes, as appropriate
  • Ensure compliance with credit facility covenants. Support renewal or initial negotiations of credit facilities
  • Oversee recruiting, training, supervision and evaluation of staff

Ideal Experience:

  • Significant experience in a financial services company in a finance/accounting capacity
  • Recent experience with international finance operations, and prior treasury and/or business development
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within rigid timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Prior experience in public accounting – Big4 preferred

Financial Reporting Analyst

A mid-sized privately held workers compensation medical billing company located in Parsippany, NJ is looking for a senior level Financial Report Analyst/Programmer. The candidate will report to the VP of Financial Analysis.

The main role of the candidate will be to develop ad-hoc reports for members of the Finance group. These reports will be generated by running SQL queries against the reporting and production Oracle databases. Reports that end up being used frequently will be put into a home grown .net reporting package that can be used by end users. The types of reports expected will range from simple referral counts from a single table to ones that are much more complicated and involve merging data from various tables and source databases. Other requests will include taking an existing Excel spreadsheet and augmenting it with data from the production databases. In most cases report requests will be expected to be turned around within the same day.

The position requires strong communication and analytical skills. The candidate will be expected to quickly learn the business and its processes as they will be expected to take a report request and build it with little to no direction of how to do it. There will be no formal business requirements or technical specifications provided with report requests. At best the request may be in an email.

The candidate may also be required to build simple reporting applications in .net or MS Access.


The candidate must be proficient in:

  • Communicating with users to clarify requirements
  • Analytical skills and understanding business processes
  • Running SQL queries in SQL navigator, toad or similar
  • Writing  applications in .net
  • Writing reports and applications in MS Access
  • Excel analytical tools like vlookup and pivot tables
  • Oracle and MS SQL concepts (as both databases are used)
  • Microsoft Windows, MS Office and other similar applications
  • Using a computer

Senior Systems Analyst

Individual is responsible and accountable for gathering, developing, and analysis of business requirements.  Duties also consist of designing and writing system specifications to handle computer solutions in all areas of OCM business. Individual is also responsible and expected to play a lead role in the project management of enhancement and projects. Project analysis and design solutions are expected to produce improvements in revenue demonstrated by production efficiencies, ease of use by customers and maintainable by Information Systems staff, as well as producing a competitive advantage in the market place for OCM. A plus would also be the ability to code and lead code reviews across the IT department and shadow IT developers. Individual must have the ability to manage several projects at a given time. Individual must demonstrate the ability to works under minimum supervision while maintaining OCM guidelines, standards, and best practices. Person must demonstrate the ability to analyze manual operations and recommend computer solutions using the appropriate and fiscally prudent latest technology.



  • Prepares system diagrams using Information Technology techniques. Writes program specifications for internal or external programmers using detail requirements and internal design standards in accordance with system development methodologies.
  • Estimates all timings for completion of projects including but not limited program specifications, programming time for each individual, unit testing time, quality control time, user acceptance testing.
  • Works with management in the organization to plan the project and offer solutions that satisfy all business requirements. Works with Business analysts in the gathering of business specifications for any project to deliver a suitable solution.
  • Capable of managing large projects using leadership and standard project managing techniques used in the industry.
  • Assists programmers or analysts in performing IT methodologies and resolution techniques and approaches to reach simple solutions that can be maintained by any programmer.
  • Prepares and directs programmers in preparing comprehensive test data to verify that all programs function properly.
  • Tests and verifies with quality control group that all data used for testing is available and appropriate for the project testing.
  • Keeps Information Technology Management informed of achievements, project status, etc.
  • Ensures compliance with all standards and procedures as set forth in the Information Technology department including SAS 70 and all other requirements dictated by internal or external auditors.
  • Prepares Systems documentation and detail documentation of program functions, I/O records, databases, description of files, user guides, operating documentation, etc.
  • Manages systems responsibility by making sure computer systems housekeeping methods, systems re-indexing, archival, restoration, security and back-up methods are performed by responsible staff to protect the information of the organization.
  • Communicates with users on a frequent basis to clarify and ensure the mutual understanding and agreement on project requirements.
  • Attends meetings in the organization to keep informed of changes in business or units operating procedures.
  • Read professional journals or magazines, both on-line and paper form, and attends courses and workshops to keep abreast of technical developments in information technology or applications running at One Call Medical.
  • Meets with OCM clients and participates in special task forces and ad-hoc committees to explore cost savings methods, review new corporate requirements and business needs.
  • Direct the gathering and organizing of information and makes presentations to management, as required.
  • Performs related duties as required by IT Management.


  • Bachelor of Sciences in Information Technology preferred or BS in Mathematics or related Sciences with a minor in business or Finance. A Master in Information Technology or Finance a plus.
  • Several years programming experience in high level languages such as Visual Basic, Java, PL, SQL, etc

Startup Controller

Our client is a chemical company based out of NYC, and is looking for a Controller to add to their team. This is a new role with a company that is in a fast growth mode phase.  The company has a great environment and offers competitive compensation and fantastic benefits!!

Salary: Up to $175k + Bonus


  • Oversee all aspects of accounting including Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, T&E
  • Head up North America’s Accounting/Reporting function
  • Very hands on, and willing to get necessary work done independently
  • Implement and manage month-end and year-end close procedures
  • Oversee compensation cycles including Payroll and Sales comp plans
  • Review drafts of contracts and reserach technical accounting issues
  • Manage annual external financial statement audit process
  • Manage all local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Reconcile reported client and data vendor usage
  • Implementation and development of systems (SAP)
  • Revenue recognition of long term contracts
  • Coaching and training team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 10-15 years relevant experience
  • GAAP/IFRS technical background preferred
  • Startup or Agile and bulk commodity industry a plus