Creative Financial Staffing
New York, New York
Apr 02, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
North American Controller -Entertainment Industry

Our client, who is the leader in their field, is looking to add a North American Controller to their steadily growing organization!

About the Company working as a Controller:
  • PE owned Entertainment group that has been in business for 30+ years
  • Considered one of the biggest entertainment groups in the world operating close to 50 venues, bringing in $600+ million annually in box office sales
  • They have been a part of numerous Tony awards
  • Grew from one of the smallest groups 5 years ago, to being considered a top 5 entertainment group today
  • Operating on a hybrid schedule in Midtown Manhattan, offer great benefits including free shows!

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Oversee the month-end closing process for the North American operations, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Play a critical role in the selection and implementation of a new ERP within the next 1-2years
  • Collaborate with the external CPA/tax firm on planning, compliance, and reporting matters specific to the North American operations.
  • Provide necessary financial data and documentation for tax filings, ensuring accuracy and adherence to tax regulations.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to two direct reports who manage teams of 4-6 individuals each within the North American division.

Qualifications of the Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A CPA designation is highly preferred.
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in financial accounting, month-end close, and external audit processes.
  • Proficiency in financial software systems and advanced knowledge of MS Excel. ERP Implementation experience a major plus (Navision OR Microsoft Dynamics)