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Assistant Controller

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
EquipmentShare is Hiring an Assistant Controller
EquipmentShare is searching for an Assistant Controller to add to the Accounting & Financial Reporting team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing, employee-minded company. EquipmentShare offers a remote/flexible work environment for those not located in Columbia MO

Primary Responsibilities

Lead the accounting of complex areas of a rapidly growing, nation-wide business.
Communicate across various departments within the Company to create and maintain efficient workflows and processes.
Evaluate process flows of information for key business processes, identifying the systems, risks, key reports used, and relevant internal controls from initiation to recording of transactions.
Diagnose opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency of various accounting processes.
Collaborate with the team to streamline processes, implement new workflows when needed, test new systems and train new team members.
Use technology and tools to create financial statements and reports.
Lead the team in the preparation of the Company's consolidated financial statements and footnotes, in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
Play a key role in the Company's year-end financial statement audit. You'll work with various functions within the Company as well as our external auditors throughout the audit process.
Research technical accounting matters in a variety of complex accounting topics, developing practical and relevant applications of the accounting guidance to the Company's current and proposed business transactions to ensure proper accounting treatment under U.S. GAAP.
Work directly with the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer on strategic initiatives.
Serve as a mentor and supervise other team members.

Why We're a Better Place To Work

Flexible work arrangement.
Competitive salary.
Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for full-time employees.
401(k) and company match.
Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays.
Monthly family dinner nights
Fitness Membership stipends plus seasonal and year round wellness challenges.
Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, food truck nights and more).
Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year.
Opportunities for career and professional development.
About You

Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that's long been resistant to change.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Degree in accounting and a CPA is required.
At least 8 years of progressive accounting experience required, including at least 5 years of Big4 public accounting experience.
Be collaborative and rely on teamwork to accomplish goals.
Be comfortable working independently as needed.
Desire to understand the details, have strong problem-solving skills, and be capable of identifying and proposing effective solutions to key stakeholders across departments.
Must be organized and an effective project manager.

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

EquipmentShare is an EOE M/F/D/V

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