Financial Controller

Finance · Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Phillip Jeffries is looking for a Financial Controller to join our team! 


We are seeking a technically skilled and dynamic Controller to partner with the VP of Finance in leading all aspects of accounting. A successful candidate will possess strong personal and professional integrity, top-notch analytical skills, and a commitment to collaboration, integration, and company growth. 


Candidates with a track record of increasing responsibility in technical accounting and team leadership are highly preferred. This role will report to our VP of Finance. 





  • Be a PJ advocate and communicate our vision, mission, values, and great & worthy purpose. 
  • Provide strategic financial input and assist leadership on decision making issues affecting the company 
  • Oversee and manage financial functions including accounting, treasury, tax, risk control, and internal reporting. 
  • Broaden job knowledge by awareness of new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations. 

Accounting Operations: 

  • Grow financial success of Phillip Jeffries by providing accounting services, assist in preparing growth plans, directing, and mentoring team. 
  • Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations. 
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly, and annual financial statements.  
  • Oversee the financial activities of PJ to ensure the accurate and timely reporting of financial reports, including, but not limited to, the Balance Sheet, P/L, and Cash Flow Statement 
  • Oversee the company’s disbursements, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, commissions, expense reports, and payroll 
  • Work with the outside accounting firm and provide them with the required information to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of government tax returns 
  • Provide the outside accounting firm with the financial figures required to prepare the year-end financial report for PJ’s bank 
  • Review and analyze on a monthly basis the inventory of the company 
  • Make recommendations to the ownership in regards to the write-off of obsolete inventory 
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state, federal, and foreign tax returns 
  • Interface with banks, auditors, and insurance agents 
  • Partner with the CFO to run the finance team and continually look for ways to improve the efficiency and profitability with adhoc and strategic projects 


We are eager to engage with individuals whom: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance  
  • 8+ years’ experience in accounting 
  • Previous management experience preferred 
  • Advanced quantitative, analytical and Excel skills are required, as well as strong attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.  
  • CPA or CMA preferred 
  • Working knowledge of ERP system and accounting software are a plus.  
  • Strong leadership skills and experience effectively growing and developing large teams. 
  • Enjoy high energy, entrepreneurial work environments which involve a fast paced and dynamic culture 
  • Strong project management skills and experience developing, driving, and implementing new financial systems and business processes 
  • Capacity to effectively manage multiple projects with competing deadlines; results-oriented 
  • Ability to think creatively, anticipate problems and opportunities, and drive vision for continuous improvement 
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to build relationships, rapport, credibility, and consensus with  

Why Phillip Jeffries?

As a purpose-driven organization, we truly believe that where you work matters. We are committed to creating an organization with a higher purpose, a place where our talented team can truly flourish. Phillip Jeffries believes in creating an environment with opportunities to grow personally and financially, offering volunteer opportunities that support our community and environment as well as extending a rich benefits package to care for our most valuable assets, our team.


  • Stocked break room with complimentary healthy snacks and beverages
  • Easily accessible, just minutes from Routes 46, 80, 23 and GSP
  • Unique culture that includes an annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Frequent team building activities
  • Annual holiday party and picnic
  • Beautifully designed office space that includes open concept and collaborative work spaces, large kitchen, library, inclusion of live plants, convenient nursing room, privacy rooms, and access to natural light via most all work stations
  • Paid time off for community service with the ability to take (3) paid days off per year to volunteer during a work day and (3) days per year on a weekend earning you an additional (3) days of comp time
  • Gym rewards of up to $240 per year for every month that at least 12 visits are made to one of +4000 facilities


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program
  • Paid days off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Complimentary Flu Vaccines
  • Retirement Plan in which company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation
  • Tax advantages through Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Financial protection through Accident, Short Term Disability, Hospital and Cancer Insurance
  • Identity theft protection

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at

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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor