The Controller / Senior Accountant is responsible for the company's accounting practices and the maintenance of its fiscal records and assists with the company's financial policies and processes. This position reports directly to the COO.
Applico is looking for quick studies who understand digital and thrive in a high performance environment. We’re looking for the kind of person who values transparency and openness and is looking to improve their skills. Applico team members have no fear of taking on increased responsibility both for the company’s benefit and their own pursuit of happiness.
What is it like to work at Applico?
Applico offers world-class work environments in all three of our locations. Our NYC headquarters, located near Gramercy Park, boasts large open spaces and unparalleled views in our Penthouse and fifth floor offices. While our numbers grow everyday, we maintain a strong sense of community by hosting frequent social gatherings. Join the Applico softball team, attend a rooftop developer meet-up, participate in an NBA2K tournament on the office Xbox 360 or just hang out with co-workers while enjoying few after-hours drinks around our recently installed 5th floor bar.
Manage the accuracy of day-to-day activities in accounts payable, invoicing/billing, collections, and general accounting functions
Review Accounts Payable aging reports and related activity to ensure timely approval of invoices and payments, aged transactions and credits
Acts as the escalation point for all Accounts Payable related issues, questions and disputes
Perform all Accounts Receivable duties, including: processing customer payments and following up with customers on outstanding invoices
Manage timely month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing of Accounts Payable
Assist in company financial planning and budget management functions
Assist with weekly accounts payable process including entering invoices, expense reports and coordinating weekly check runs
Assist with semimonthly payroll entry and reconciliations
Research and resolve any invoicing discrepancies
Manage Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable, review of the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and General Ledger
Identify cost control and containment initiatives ensuring that the business is run in a cost effective manner
Supervise the client settlement process and work with product managers to shorten cycle time and automate manual processes
Manage our vendor & client contracts, renewals, and negotiations
Support the financial close by owning supporting schedules for all balance sheet accounts, monitoring account reconciliations
Prepare budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data
Work with executive team in developing financial processes and policies and successfully implement continuous improvement processes
Active CPA certification a plus
Experience in finance and accounting in a fast growth, privately held, profitable startup and/or professional services organization
Strong knowledge of GAAP and Revenue Recognition
Commitment to quality & relentless attention to details
Clear and direct communication style
Supervisory experience managing and mentoring in an entrepreneurial environment
* Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management or a related field; MBA preferred