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Assistant Controller

Material Bank

Material Bank

Accounting & Finance
Miami, FL, USA · Boca Raton, FL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Material Bank is a fast-paced, high-growth technology company and created the world's largest material marketplace for the Architecture and Design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to start and manage a design project. Learn more about us at www.materialbank.com or see below.

Our high-growth organization is seeking an Assistant Controller who will lead the general ledger team and month-end close process, as well as work closely with our Director of Accounting & VP of Accounting to achieve company goals!

You love a challenge, and you are exceptional at ensuring the success of the monthly accounting close of the US entities.

As a highly visible leader to the organization, no two days will be the same for the Assistant Controller. You are an extremely detail-oriented individual who will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and external audits. In addition to managing the monthly closing process, the Assistant Controller also will be streamlining processes and leading the initiative to produce a 5-day close.

As a manager of people, you possess strong leadership capabilities and enjoy the role of a player/coach to ensure the growth and success of your team. Your solid operational and technical accounting background allows you to work proactively to drive results. A self-starter who takes initiative, you are flexible, possess a high level of integrity and are goal-oriented. You thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the monthly US financial close process, including ensuring all costs & expenses incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and analysis of the financial statements.
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies, procedures and controls and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Champion solutions to improve system efficiencies and business practices.
  • Interact at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce timely and accurate financial reports.
  • Prepare technical accounting memorandums as needed
  • Review material contracts for financial reporting and accounting treatment
  • Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses.
  • Participate and lead various ad-hoc projects to support the company’s annual goals.
  • Interface with tax and accounting firms as needed to navigate complex issues, drive timely audits, and ensure compliance.
  • Manage certain ERP enhancement projects to ensure accounting technical stack is advanced and cutting-edge.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of the treasury function

What you’ll bring:

  • BA/BS/MS in Accounting
  • A passion for continued learning & development
  • CPA is required, public accounting experience preferred
  • Minimum 4+ years of management-level experience leading a team of accounting professionals
  • Demonstrated success in reviewing/managing a monthly close
  • Previous experience leading and mentoring high-performance senior accountants
  • Experience with purchase accounting and integration of acquired companies a plus
  • Ability to draft and update technical memos
  • Knowledge of GAAP –experience with ASC 606 Revenue Recognition, ASC 842 Leases and ASC 350 pertaining to Internally Developed Software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; strong Excel skills required
  • Experience with analytical/reporting tools
  • Experience with reconciliation software
  • Experience using an enterprise level accounting system (Microsoft D365 a plus, and implementation experience also a plus)

What you’ll get from us:

  • Our people: If you thrive in an inclusive, innovative, and fast-paced organization, look no further! You will get to work alongside some of the brightest minds - Join a genuinely fun and supportive workplace where we keep our employees consistently engaged through internal communication and corporate events
  • Relaxation and Celebrations: Generous PTO, Sick Days, Paid National Holidays, and even more (ask us about this when we connect).
  • Health Benefits: We contribute to your medical, dental, vision and short-term/long-term disability plans and have a strong employee assistance program.
  • Plan for your Retirement: 401(k) eligible after your first 90 day's employed!
  • Giving Back: We sponsor multiple events throughout the year to help out our communities. You will receive time off to give back as well.
  • Growth: We’ll help you take your career to the next level. We want you to be creative and take initiative which will allow you to grow and create within the company. Most importantly, be the best at what matters!
  • Flexible Work Schedules: With business units and employees across the globe, Material Technologies has embraced a hybrid working model allowing department leaders to decide on the best approach for their respective teams, whether that be remote, in person, or a little of both.

About Material Bank

Material Bank is the world’s largest material marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search and sample materials. Material Bank connects design professionals to hundreds of manufacturers through facilitating brand discovery, rep engagement, and material sampling.

Material Bank has transformed the way an entire industry discovers and samples materials. By removing the friction that exists in the process, we drive business between architects and designers (members) and our Brand Partners (clients).

Our powerful material database and proprietary robotic distribution facility allow members to order samples until midnight (ET) to be delivered free of charge anywhere in the US, in one box, by 10:30 AM the next morning.

Connect with us and discover your career at Material Bank.

Material Bank is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran or disability status or other status protected under any applicable federal, state or local law.