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Expense Controller

  • Job Number 529381
  • Type Permanent
  • Location New York, NY
  • Pay $100,000 - $135,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Expense Controller

Job Description:

Industry-leading and rapidly growing FinTech/alternative investment management firm located in lower Fairfield County, CT, is hiring an Expense Controller/AVP.

Our client has been recognized multiple times for their achievements and technological advancements by several publications, including Forbes, Barons, and others.

This is an amazing opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing companies in the area and directly impact their success. The position offers a base salary, bonus, and equity. The firm is on-site 3-4 days a week.

The Assistant Vice President, Corporate Expense Controller position will involve accounting and reporting on the company`s expenses. It will include responsibilities for month-end closing processes, accounts payable, finance operations, balance sheet control, and ongoing ad hoc projects. This role will report directly to the Corporate Controller.

Some Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Expense Management and Reporting
  • Assist the Corporate Controller with the maintenance of all financial records and accounting files, including the continuous improvement of existing workpapers
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee cash reconciliations and review of cash inflows and outflows between the company`s bank accounts and general ledger
  • Assist in managing the company`s operating expense base
  • Interact with FP&A and department heads for expense reporting and tracking of budget versus actuals to forecasts and providing month-over-month variance analysis.
  • Identify and remediate process gaps and implement effective internal controls
  • Assist with completing special projects as needed, such as system implementations


  • BS/BA in Accounting
  • 6-10 years of corporate accounting/audit experience within the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of GAAP reporting
  • Familiar with Oracle NetSuite and/or General Ledger systems (i.e., PeopleSoft, Axiom)
  • Experience with Coupa or similar A/P system preferred
  • Fund accounting experience a plus
  • CPA license (achieved or actively pursuing) preferred but not required
  • Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint; able to manage large datasets