TMI | Finance & Accounting Associate

Finance/Accounting Brooklyn, New York


Who We Are

TMI began in a 3,000 ft2 noodle factory in New York's Chinatown district in 1989 with the mission of creating fresher and better tasting noodles. Within 3 years the company expanded to a 22,000 ft2 facility in Brooklyn and eventually added dumplings and other Asian specialties to their product mix. In 2001, TMI Trading was added under the TMI umbrella with the commitment of sharing quality specialty foods from Asian countries such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, and Singapore,in the US market, and transforming them into household staples.

In late 2012, TMI became an affiliate of CJ Group through acquisition. Cheiljedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors—Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services.

Today, TMI employs over 300 people and occupies more than 200,000 ft2 in Brooklyn. It is comprised of the brands Twin Marquis, Chef One, and Tang's Natural, each specializing in its own category of goods. Twin Marquis and Chef One are both successful and highly influential brands in the US East Coast Asian food markets, with Twin Marquis specializing in noodles and dumpling wrappers, and Chef One famous for its dumplings. TMI's commitment to fresh, delicious ingredients and innovative product development has made them New York's leading Asian food company.

JOB PURPOSE: The Accounting & Finance Associate is responsible for supporting accounting & finance manager/department in expenses, cash flows, financial assets and debts management, as well as in charge of monthly & annual closing and preparing & analyzing financial reports.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Accounting
  • Monitor & review expenses according to budget

  • Monthly and annual closing without much guidance

  • Reconciliate month end & year end account balance

  • Maintain & file variable corporate, business & tax documents

2. Finance

  • Review all payable payments and perform weekly cash funding forecast

  • Monitor daily cash balance, daily payment clearing and daily cash flow

  • Monitor company financial assets & debts

  • Program administrator for corps credit card program

3. Financial Reporting & Analysis

  • Prepare & analyze monthly & annual financial schedule/forecast/report

  • Prepare consolidated cash flow statement and corps credit card spending report

  • HQ reporting: quarterly IFRS, monthly TMS & various financial report request by HQ

4. Other Duties

  • Interim and year end audit

  • Assist in creating finance work manual

  • Assist in expense approval process and regulations

  • Assist manager in various projects

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

  • 3 years of account payable, accounting and finance experience

  • Experience with accounting & bookkeeping software

  • Advance in general ledger systems and procedures, and Chart of accounts

  • Advance in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

  • Strong analytical and strategic skills

  • Strong communication, presentation and organization skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work within deadlines required

  • Must be detail-oriented and self-manage

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years of Accounting experience in food manufacturing

  • Experience Microsoft Dynamic Navigation (NAV)

  • Experience with internal audit

  • Experience with intercompany transaction and consolidate financial reporti