Assistant Controller | New York | $105,000 | Dental Insurance!

Assistant Controller

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Job Title

Assistant Controller

Job Type



$80000 - $105000


New York


Job Description.

HireIQ is delighted to be working with a leading hospitality company based in New York City as they seek to add an assistant controller to the team.

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  • Supervise the finance department’s operations to ensure maximum efficiency and performance.
  • Manage the monthly closing process, including journal entries, financial statement analysis, and budget variance explanations within specified timeframes.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts with detailed support.
  • Oversee and verify the accuracy of night audit and income audit reports.
  • Monitor hotel and food & beverage revenues and expenses, ensuring accurate ledger recording.
  • Enforce cash handling protocols, conducting monthly cash counts and ensuring cashier banks and main safe are properly managed.
  • Prepare and remit city, state, and federal taxes promptly.
  • Maintain proper documentation for legal, treasury, and tax purposes, meeting all statutory and fiscal reporting obligations, including permits and licenses.
  • Manage fixed asset procedures, including funding, payments, and reporting.
  • Assign tasks to accounting team members, reviewing their work for accuracy and adherence to policies.
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable processes, ensuring timely collections and optimized cash flow.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable processes to ensure invoices are paid punctually.
  • Coordinate internal and external audit activities.
  • Monitor internal financial controls, including purchasing, cash handling, inventory, and payroll.
  • Establish hotel-wide systems for postings, payroll, and cash handling, ensuring compliance across departments.
  • Ensure the hotel meets corporate and owner reporting deadlines.
  • Support the Financial Controller in budgeting and forecasting processes.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in hotel accounting or a similar role.
  • Proficiency with M3, Concur, and Restaurant365 preferred.
  • Familiarity with Opera software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive attitude with a strong sense of urgency.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 – $105,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 3 years


  • Monday to Friday


  • GAAP: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • New York, NY (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • New York, NY: Relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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