As a member of the ShipBob Team, you will benefit from an environment where everything is achievable. We aim to be a place where you can:

  • Write Your Career Story.  Because we are solving some of the most difficult problems in global commerce, you have the opportunity to write the story that will make your career.
  • Experience Global Impact and Global Connection.  At ShipBob we benefit from diverse cultures and perspectives in service of the global community.
  • Grow With An Ownership Mindset. We believe that great innovation comes from great transparency.  We are more resilient and more creative when we have an inclusive and transparent culture where everyone knows our strengths and opportunities.

Title: Manager, Accounting

Location: Remote in these states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, KS, KY, ID, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

Role Description:

We are seeking an innovative Manager, Accounting to support our continually growing Accounting & Finance team.  The Manager, Accounting will be instrumental in helping set up processes, create efficiencies, and the professional development of all reports within the department to position itself for exponential growth in the coming years.

What you’ll do:

  • Managing the daily operations of the accounting department.
  • Ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of the monthly accounting close process.
  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting policies and processes.
  • Managing the accounting internal control environment and ensuring controls are operating effectively and as designed.
  • Managing the timely and accurate preparation of certain GAAP and statutory basis reports and disclosures.
  • Researching and documenting proper accounting treatment for new and/or complex transactions.
  • Implementing new accounting standards.
  • Identifying process inefficiencies, recommending efficient process or system alternatives, and facilitating the implementation of process or system changes.
  • Facilitating employee training and professional development of all direct reports.
  • Overseeing the implementation of new business as it relates to the accounting functions.
  • Managing the external/internal audit request process as it relates to Accounting.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as necessary.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • CPA is strongly encouraged.
  • 5-10 years of accounting experience.
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP and ability to write technical memos preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills required, including VLOOKUP’s, SUMIF’s and Pivot Tables.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Knowledge of accrual accounting methods.
  • Skilled in performing accounting procedures; preparing and maintaining accurate records; compiling & preparing financial reports.
  • Ability to compile and present financial reports.
  • Experience with Netsuite Accounting system is a plus.
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic, adaptable, and see challenges as an opportunity to grow.

Classification: Exempt

Reports to:  Controller, Director

Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Basic Life Insurance
  • 401K Match 
  • Variety of voluntary benefits, such as, short term disability
  • Competitive Salary, Performance Bonus & Stock Options
  • Paid Maternity/Parental Leave Program
  • Flexible Time Off Program
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Fun Culture >>> Check us out on Instagram (@lifeatshipbob)

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

About You:

At ShipBob, we’re looking to bring on board people who embody our core values:

  • Be Mission-Driven.  We want team members that are passionate about helping entrepreneurs improve their business, and bring that passion every day.
  • Be Humble. We have ambitious goals, and our team members understand that success or failure depends on us working together and leaving egos at the door.
  • Be Resilient. Logistics is a complicated business. So is software. We value team members that never give up and keep iterating until a problem is solved.
  • Be a Creative Problem Solver. As a startup, we value smart, innovative solutions to complex problems. We fall in love with the problem, not our “favorite” solution.
  • Be Safety Minded. It’s not just talk; it’s the way you work.

About Us: 

ShipBob is a cloud-based logistics platform that partners with over 7,000+ e-commerce businesses to help make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality. We offer a full suite of fulfillment solutions for our merchants, including the ability to improve their transit times, shipping costs and deliver best in class experience to their customers. With an almost 100% accuracy rate in fulfilling orders and orders shipped on time, our merchants can count on us to deliver excellent service. 

As one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago with over $330M+ raised from blue-chip investors like Menlo Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners and SoftBank Vision Fund 2, our goal is to continue to be the #1 best fulfillment technology in the industry. 

ShipBob provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

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