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Financial Controller - Freight Forwarding

Job Description

We are partnering with a Freight Forwarder seeking an experienced Financial Controller working in their New York office.

This position will report to the COO and CEO of the company.


  • Monitor the financial performance of the company
  • General Ledger
  • Prepares monthly financial statements
  • Analyze financial information
  • Manage the preparation of payroll
  • Keeps up to date on HR requirements
  • Oversee daily transactions, including accounts payable/receivable, general ledger and bank reconciliations.
  • Manage month-end and year-end closing.
  • Monitor the Develop and manage financial Oversee the accounting department
  • Manage a team of staff
  • Responsible for assisting in the accounts payable, accounts receivable and human resources
  • Provides leadership and support to operational departments, accounts payables and accounts receivables

Skills Required

  • Over ten year accounting experience within the Freight Forwarding markets
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, MS Excel, and QUICKBOOKS in particular (managing spreadsheets, creating charts and using advanced formulas)
  • Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills to manage large amounts of date
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team