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David Zwirner

Assistant Controller

Accounting – New York, New York
Department Accounting
Employment Type Full time

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Assistant Controller to join the accounting department. The position reports to the Controller and is based in New York. Qualified candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, and efficient with excellent problem-solving ability and strong written and verbal communication skills. This role involves significant exposure to confidential information, therefore discretion is essential. Previous experience at an auction house, gallery, or museum a plus.

Primary responsibilities include:

Accounts Receivable (A/R)

  • Determine all costing for invoices gallery wide
  • Prepare invoices for sales and accounting reporting
  • Make adjustments as necessary after review by the Controller and Director of Finance


  • Run monthly budget reports
  • Work with Director of Finance to isolate discrepancies and create year-end budget review

General Accounting Responsibilities

  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Track and record all inventory purchases as well Inventory activity
  • Consignor reporting
  • Inventory in Progress


  • Process payroll for New York staff
  • Communicate with staff and managers about any payroll issues and changes


  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, or relevant field
  • Proven experience as Assistant Controller or similar position
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.)
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and accounting software. Previous experience with Sage a plus.
  • Professional certification a plus

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
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  • Employment Type
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