Perkins Eastman New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Perkins Eastman is currently seeking a talented and experienced individual to be a Controller in our New York office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting function of the Firm. The Controller is expected to be a global leader that works collaboratively with a very diverse employee base.

Perkins Eastman provides clients full design services from strategy, to programming and planning, to high-performance buildings with design excellence across a variety of practice areas in the local and regional market. This position will be a key individual in the office, working with the current leadership and partnering with all departments within the firm to help continue to grow our presence and capabilities in the Industry.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead monthly and year end accounting cycle

  • Manage A/P, P/R, A/R, G/L, FA, Billing, Credit & Collections, and Tax functions

  • Manage accounting and tax for international locations

  • Provide accounting guidance to organization

  • Review and maintain the internal control environment

  • Audit locations, processes, and systems, as required

  • Establish and maintain project accounting / job charging policies, procedures, and controls

  • Manage the completion of monthly account reconciliations

  • Manage financial and management reporting

  • Manage financial systems

  • Perform ad hoc analyses, as requested


  • BS in Accounting/Finance/ Business; CPA certification preferred; MBA a plus

  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

  • Minimum 15 years of financial management experience in a professional services company, architecture or engineering firm is a plus with 10 years in a supervisory role

  • Strong background in project accounting/job costing

  • Experience using Deltek Vision a plus

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present clearly and concisely to senior leadership.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality standards.

  • Independent self-starter with strong time management skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

About Perkins Eastman:

Perkins Eastman is recognized as a Global Design Giant with 17 interdisciplinary design studios around the world and a dedicated staff of over 1000 people from 70 different countries. We focus on all aspects of design and planning in the built environment, and are driven by our core belief that great design has a positive impact on peoples lives. We design for people and capture this in our ethos Human by Design.

We are an integrated firm with our professional roster consisting of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction economists, environmental analysts, resiliency experts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines.

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