Museum of Ice Cream

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Controller / Director of Finance

Corporate | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Museum of Ice Cream is looking for a dynamic finance/accounting leader to build out a comprehensive in house accounting, financial and legal controls. In this role, reporting directly to MOIC’s co-founder, you'll work with the management team and department heads  to implement effective processes around P&L management, expense tracking and financial reporting and planning. This is a unique opportunity to help lead a rapidly growing company in NYC and across Museum of Ice Cream’s venues globally.


  • Design and implement company-wide and department budgets, financial controls, and quarterly and annual planning processes

  • Prepare financial statements, quarterly reports, and other analyses as needed for executive and board-level stakeholders

  • Manage corporate structuring and real estate leases

  • Oversee all corporate accounting functions including revenue, payables, payroll, cost accounting, and financial systems

  • Prepare forecasts, models and other analyses as needed to inform strategic-level company decision making

  • Be responsible for all internal and external financial reporting and analysis for the management team, the Board of Directors, and investors.

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and statutory reporting requirements

  • Develop accounting processes, systems and controls to scale with business growth, including documentation of policies and procedures

  • Manage the monthly close and related reporting process

  • Lead the team through annual audits working closely with the company’s accountants

  • Advise founders on major partnership contract terms

  • Implement revenue recognition policies, expense management, and other financial processes

  • Manage all financial reporting, accounting systems, data integrity, general ledger reporting and optimization, and other compliance issues


  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (CPA highly recommended)

  • You have technical accounting experience

  • You have a deep working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and key principles of application for a wide array of finance and accounting areas

  • You are detail-oriented with superior organization skills

  • You have 8+ years of finance and accounting experience

  • You are able to manage all necessary third parties and compliance issues

  • You have exceptional organization and accounting skills with obsessive attention to detail

  • You love the intensity of start-up work environments

  • You are a problem-solver and an excellent communicator

  • You have experience dealing with multiple contractors, vendors and service providers

  • You are able to make quick decisions and possess excellent conflict resolution skills

  • You have a strong ability to negotiate with vendors, manage budgets and deal with difficult contractors

  • You have experience with real estate, corporate structuring and dealing with numerous entities


Museum of Ice Cream is an inclusive &  immersive brand, designed to captivate your sweetest fantasy and sugar-filled daydreams online and IRL. At Museum of Ice Cream, we invite you to believe in the magic of creativity, to remind you that inclusive spaces do exist and to show you that childlike wonder is worth savoring. In our world, ice cream is the agent of change and the vehicle to ignite the creative spirit that lives in all of us. Fueled by the power of imagination, MOIC is a universe of possibilities with tons of room for you to explore.

Museum of Ice Cream is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.