The American Arbitration Association is seeking a Vice President/Controller in our New York City Headquaters to work in our Finance department. The Vice President/Controller leads the development of Finance and Accounting policies and programs for the organization, including focus in the areas of: organizational planning, budgeting, forecasting, monitoring results and metrics, benchmarking, financial reporting, taxation, payroll, and internal controls. This individual will originate Finance/Accounting practices and objectives that drive a performance-based culture and provide the business tools necessary to measure financial/operational performance and supports growth throughout all areas of the organization.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline; CPA, CMA, or CGMA designation, with strong proficiency in GAAP accounting; 7 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Communications Abilities: (Verbal) Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; tailors speech to the level and experience of the audience; uses appropriate grammar and choice of words; expresses ideas in a concise, organized manner; maintains eye contact when speaking with others; (Written) Expresses oneself clearly and concisely in writing; tailors written communications to effectively reach an audience; uses graphics and other aids to clarify complex or technical information; spells correctly; writes using concrete, specific language; uses punctuation correctly; writes grammatically.
Computer Skills: Intermediate proficiency in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint; advanced proficiency in Excel and Oracle financials.
The American Arbitration Association is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and considers all employees and applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.