Assistant Controller

Employer
American Dream
Location
East Rutherford, New Jersey, us
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 02, 2021
Closes
Mar 11, 2021
Ref
07d815cd9161
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
American Dream - ABOUT AMERICAN DREAM
American Dream, developed by Triple Five Group, is an unparalleled mix of world-class entertainment, retail and dining, comprising more than 3 million square feet in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just minutes away from New York City. American Dream is home to leading attractions that includes DreamWorks Water Park, Nickelodeon Universe, Big SNOW, Angry Birds Golf , The Rink, Blacklight Mini Golf, and a curated collection of premier dining and retail stores, including flagship locations for H, Uniqlo and PRIMARK as well as Lululemon, Sephora, Aritzia, Zara and IT'SUGAR, the world's first "candy department store." For more information on American Dream, visit or follow us on
ABOUT THE ROLE
The main purpose of the Assistant Controller is:

To be responsible for the daily accounting operations of numerous American Dream and Triple Five business entities. The group oversees accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, financial reporting and maintaining financial control. In addition, they analyze financial results, assess operational processes & internal controls and the preparation of internal/external financial reporting.
The Accounting Manager will work closely with the Controller and Senior Vice President for the commercial property portfolio activity, transactions, and financial reporting.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Provide direction and guidance to the Accounting team as they perform their duties to ensure timely,
accurate and consistent delivery
Preparation and review of various entities' monthly financial statements
Prepare balance sheet and income statement variance analysis for management
Review and analyze the general ledger, financial statements and prepare appropriate accrual and
adjusting entries
Prepare and/or review detailed monthly and year end work papers
Monitor and analyze department work to improve and develop more efficient procedures and use of
resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
Assist in the management of auditor engagements for completion of annual audit reports
Prepare and/or review quarterly tax projections and annual tax work papers
Coordinate/communicate with business executives regarding operational needs and accounting issues
Participate in various business processes and technology integration initiatives
Special projects as assigned by management
Perform other duties as assigned

WHO YOU ARE

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, MBA preferred
5+ years of professional experience, CPA and public accounting experience preferred
Proven work experience as an accounting manager or supervisor
Strong knowledge of GAAP/accounting theory
Knowledge of partnership/corporate tax returns a plus
Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently with attention to details
Mature professional with sound judgement and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical ability
Excellent written and communication skills
Knowledge of MRI a plus
Proficiency with standard suite of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

American Dream is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disability, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.