Connelly Partners is seeking an Assistant Controller to support the CFO in carrying out the responsibilities of the Operations Department (primarily focused on the accounting and finance function). This position will need to be involved with Connelly Partners and two international subsidiaries located in Dublin, Ireland and Vancouver, Canada. This position for the right candidate can evolve into other opportunities within Operations.
The Operations Group (consisting of Finance, HR & IT) views the employees of CP as their clients. In that relationship dynamic, Operations strives to assist CP employees to maximize their performance, and by extension, that of the Agency clients. The Operations Group is the gatekeeper of all Agency information.
Specifically, the Finance Department develops and implements effective and efficient financial planning, reporting and accounting systems that help all Agency departments achieve their objectives. Members of the Finance team are in constant communication with various CP employees, obtaining necessary information in a timely and accurate manner and providing Management with the appropriate financial data to make informed decisions that ensure the overall financial success of the organization.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Manage a staff of 2-3 people in Boston and liaise with our accountants in Ireland and Canada, including review of their work to ensure accuracy
Responsible for either performing and managing the day-to-day accounting functions including billing, collections, cash management, accounts payable, check runs, payroll, timesheet, expense reports, general ledger reconciliations, financial statement reporting, monthly forecasting and financial analysis
Quickly master our accounting software, Workamajig
Oversee benefits, benefit renewal and administration of benefits, including adherence to the benefit requirements
Responsible for the yearend financial, tax and 401k audits and oversight of the Ireland and Canadian audits and communications
Manage and handle the Company’s business insurance and renewals (General Liability, Employer Practices and Advertising Professional Liability insurance)
Either enact or ensure all existing policies and procedures and internal controls are being followed and adhered to
Provide a human approach and interface with our fellow employees in an effort to collaborate through education and training to ensure efficient and effective performance of required activities
Work closely with the CFO to handle other projects and assignments
Minimum 7-10 years of experience in accounting is required
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, is required.
Must be able to demonstrate ability to perform the job duties.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is required and extremely critical.
Problem solving is a must.
The ideal candidate will be analytical, resourceful and able to multi-task and complete projects on a timely basis
Strong excel skills required
Experience with accounting systems required
Familiar with Workamajig is desired, but not required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done
While WFH options are available, initial training will be done full time in the office. After which, being in the office, will be aligned with the minimum requirements of the CP Policy and the ability to successfully accomplish your essential job duties.
*About Connelly Partners:
At Connelly Partners, our vision is to be the world’s most aggressive advocate of the human voice and our day-to-day mission is to shine a light on the importance of human truths and their power in a data-driven world.
To protect our brands from self-importance, every team member has a role in amplifying their heartbeats and embracing empathy over entertainment. We value the importance of data, but also the power of emotion. We use data to ask better questions and are in the business of pursuing the WHY.
Headquartered in Boston, with a European hub in Dublin, not New York or London, we’re firmly rooted in shadow cities with an independent fire and a full-service approach. All resources are offered in-house for efficiency and consistency – strategic planning, creative, production (including an onsite studio), analytics, media, influencer marketing, social media, PR, technology and shopper marketing.
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Connelly Partners is unable to sponsor visas at this time.
*To protect the interests of all parties, Connelly Partners will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Connelly Partners will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.