Director of Accounting, GL & AP at NEXT Trucking

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Headquartered in “Silicon Beach” El Segundo, CA -- NEXT is a company driven by a commitment to providing world-class service to shippers and truckers alike. We’re on a mission to solve a trillion-dollar puzzle and offer painless freight.

Armed with experienced professionals from Amazon, Google, Facebook, Snap, and Salesforce, NEXT is seeking change agents who are excited to make a meaningful impact on an industry driving the U.S. economy. Forbes included us on its 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, and we’ve been recognized as one of Built in LA’s Best Small Companies to Work For and 50 Startups to Watch. NEXT is venture-backed by leaders such as Brookfield Ventures, GLP and Sequoia Capital.

We are passionate entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, and decision-makers who will transform the freight transportation industry with modern technology. We create delightful product experiences that enables freight to move effortlessly, solving complex problems for our shippers and carriers.  We collaborate with some of the best designers, engineers, and business partners to achieve our goals.

Are you NEXT?

About The Role:

As the Senior Manager of Accounting you are eager to get your foot in the door at a fast-paced, rapidly growing startup.  You'll work directly with our Controller to support daily operations inside our accounting organization.  You'll focus on process improvements, streamlining operations, taking charge of AP and the GL and managing the people within the department.  You'll also support ongoing audits, drive progress in ambiguity, and manage cashflows with reporting (ie Excel and dashboards).

What You'll Do:

  • Conducting month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closings and reporting and performs high-level inquiries/reviews as necessary to ensure accuracy and consistency of reported data.
  • Consolidating financial data from various IT systems into the GL and performs detailed reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completion of data transfers. Maintains GL structure.
  • Preparing journal entries as required.
  • Researching and document US GAAP technical memos.
  • Preparing year-end US GAAP financial statements and footnotes.
  • Managing and interacting with external auditors as needed.
  • Managing AP team, including overseeing vendor onboarding, purchasing rate change, invoice approval and processing, invoice payment, and 1099 issuance.
  • Managing GL team, including overseeing the close, maintaining the GL Structure, approving and reviewing reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Monitoring and documents internal control business processes and update flow-charts and SOPs.
  • Working closely with the FP&A group helping teams track their budget-to-actual spending.
  • Providing support as needed to department and business managers.
  • Performing special projects as assigned by Controller.
  • Up leveling our financial reporting and chart of accounts.
  • Defining and documenting description of what expenses are coded under each general ledger accounts.
  • Improving our departmental reporting at scale to enable our stakeholder teams to move fast and make high ROI decisions.
  • Rolling out spending authorization and approval policies, as well as allocations for cross-department spend.
  • Supporting improvements in NetSuite and NEXT proprietary operational systems integration and reporting improvement projects.
  • Resolving high-priority issues rapidly and effectively.

What You'll Need:

  • 12+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting roles.
  • Experience launching or managing ERP.
  • Knowledge of department-level reporting and allocation.
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic work environment as an early member of a growing organization.
  • Ability to break down high-level business problems into concrete analytical solutions.
  • Superior organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communicator that can flow across a wide range of partners.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects and tasks.
Preferred Experience:
  • Trucking or logistics background.
  • Experience with SQL and R/Python.
  • Strong math background.
  • Experience at a top

What You'll Receive:

  • Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Equity
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • 401k w/ company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Dog-friendly open office
  • Join a rapidly growing technology company disrupting the trucking industry

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Our HQ is located in the heart of Silicon Beach with amenities like an outdoor patio, an on-site gym, and cold brew coffee & kombucha on tap.

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“If I were to describe the vibe in one word it would be grit. Everyone here comes into the office ready to learn and band together to solve the complex problems that our drivers face everyday.”


Senior Product Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“The challenges truck drivers face, are the challenges we are dead set on solving. For far too long, drivers have been forced to deal with the inefficiencies of an archaic, tech-devoid industry. We exist to give drivers the tools to manage their workday, exceed their income goals, and run and grow their business efficiently."


Product Marketer

What are some things you learned at the company?

"I’ve been able to hone my coding skills while working with a multi-national team to achieve success in the logistics industry."


Accounting Operations Manager

What is your vision for the company?

"We are committed to a greener future, using technology to limit idling and deadhead in order to reduce carbon emissions at the Ports of LA and LB."


Director of Product Management

What makes someone successful on your team?

"If you want to solve insanely complex design problems in the logistics industry, this is the place! As product design team grows, we are looking for individuals who wear different hats- you are capable of zooming out to get a big picture view of the entire process, and doesn't scared of rolling up the sleeve and dive into some messy details."


Senior Product Designer

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
Company trips

Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
NEXT's management team is as diverse as our staff and our focus on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
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.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
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
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
NEXT's offers discounted gym membership.
Professional Development Benefits
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