Controller

| Greater LA Area
As our Controller, you will play a key role in the Company’s finance organization. Your contributions will be critical to ensuring the accurate reporting of our consolidated financial and accounting data, revenue recognition, technical accounting research, day-to-day accounting operations, and the sufficiency of the Company’s financial and accounting policies.
You will be responsible for implementing the necessary infrastructure and processes, both within the department and across multiple functions, to ensure successful compliant operations. You’ll have a great opportunity to help drive improvements and build out the accounting team at a high growth tech company. If you are a fearless finance leader, ready to join a hyper growth startup that is working together to disrupt the $800B logistics industry, then we want to hear from you!

What You'll Have an Opportunity to Create in 12 - 18 Months

  • Set up a new accounting system
  • Streamline the communication between ops and accounting
  • Build a fully efficient accounting team
  • Create an effective and efficient accounting system
  • Work with product team on automating accounting process
  • Deliver accurate financial reports
  • Develop T&A policy
  • Maintain relationship with banks
  • Bring AR and AP to current
  • Close the monthly accounting book within 5 days after the month end

What You'll Do

  • Direct and manage accounting operations and general ledger to ensure integrity and accuracy of financial statements. Ensure consolidated financial statements are consistent with U.S. GAAP
  • Responsible for the Accounting function including general ledger accounting, revenue, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and tax compliance
  • Reviews monthly financial statements and trend analysis to ensure completeness and accuracy of results
  • Provide technical accounting leadership on significant accounting transactions. Stay up-to-date on technical guidance relevant to enterprise software industry
  • Development and implementation of internal controls and best practices
  • Establish and maintain accounting policies and procedures
  • Support operating teams and departments in the cost-effective operation of their groups
  • Assist with stock option pool, equity management and reporting
  • Responsible for training, supervising, developing, motivating and evaluating department staff
  • Ability to lead, manage, and execute on special projects as needed within finance and accounting organization and across various Company functions
  • Acts as trusted partner and colleague to organization
  • Build highly efficient accounting team
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies and procedures

What Would Be Ideal

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and CPA license is required, MBA is a plus
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience required, with demonstrated progression in roles and responsibilities in finance and accounting
  • Directs the establishment and maintenance of accounting principles, practices, procedures and controls for the maintenance of fiscal records and preparation of financial reports
  • Extensive technical accounting experience required (e.g., stock-based compensation, revenue recognition, etc.)
  • Effective management and supervisory skills
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to articulate Company’s financial results, accounting policies, and procedures in layman’s terms; comfortable interacting with all levels of organization, including C-suite executives, project teams, and department managers
  • Strong team orientation and ability to build a first class accounting / finance organization
  • Successful experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Equity
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
  • Explosive career growth
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Vacation and Holidays

NEXT Trucking is a venture-backed company boldly taking on the challenge of digitizing the $450B freight trucking industry. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers engage and communicate by creating an on-demand platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and be able to have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process.
NEXT was founded by Lidia Yan and Elton Chung with over 20 + years of experience in logistics and technology. We have raised over $21M led by Sequoia Capital. We have assembled a team with experience from companies such as Snap, Uber, Apple, Idealab, Kareo, GoFundMe, C.H. Robinson and JB Hunt. Come join us as we innovate the transportation industry.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • GraphQLLanguages
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    • ReduxLibraries
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Location

With easy access to the 105 and 710 you can easily hop on and off the freeway! *In May 2019, we will be moving to offices in El Segundo*

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”

Sahar

LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."

Cole

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."

Corey

Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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