Help needed: Controller / accountant for the NJ minor league team

Ideal position for a current accounting manager ready to take the next step!

A New Jersey minor league team is currently looking to fill the controller position. The controller will oversee the accounting department and report to the property and general manager of the team.

The Controller is responsible for safeguarding company assets, as well as managing and overseeing all aspects of team accounting, financial analysis, and financial reporting. The direct functions are payroll, accounts payable and receivable, invoicing, budget preparation, bank reconciliations and cash management. In addition, the controller manages human resources and all regulatory aspects of the team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all financial reports on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Oversee accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll functions
  • Monitor and manage all team bank and credit accounts
  • Prepare annual budgets and track income and expenses
  • Prepare depreciation and amortization plans for fixed assets
  • Oversee the general ledger and accounting software systems of the company to ensure that the team’s accounting practices are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Provide financial analysis as needed
  • Classify and secure necessary business licenses and permits
  • Ensure team compliance with government regulations
  • Monitor internal controls
  • Act as a liaison with the external auditors
  • Administer all benefit programs, including registrations, open annual registrations and the launch of benefit programs.
  • Prepare and update personnel policies and employee manuals
  • Prepare financial statements for charities

Experience & diplomas:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited university or college
  • 5 years of accounting experience; Experience in a similar position desired
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays during baseball season


  • Salary: $ 60,000
  • Health benefits
  • 401K

Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to:

[email protected]
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