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Assistant Controller

| West Suburbs

Job Description

The Assistant Controller assists the V.P., Corporate Controller in directing the external financial reporting, payroll and accounts payable functions. 

What You Will Do:

  •  Oversee the external financial reporting, payroll, and accounts payable teams. Work closely with the directors and manager of those areas to ensure the day-to-day operations run smoothly and provide direction and guidance when issues arise to ensure they are addressed promptly and effectively.
  • Serve as the technical accounting expert for the Company. Research, evaluate and determine appropriate treatment for complex accounting and reporting matters.
  • Ensure that financial statements are prepared in accordance with US GAAP and SEC regulations. Keep current on proposed new accounting standards and lead implementation of such pronouncements and SEC regulations as they apply to the Company.
  • Maintain a strong working relationship and regular communication with the FP&A and divisional finance teams, ensuring controllership objectives are clearly defined, communicated and prioritized.
  • Establish, maintain and continuously re-evaluate internal controls to support organizational goals and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
  • Review workflows and drive continuous process improvements. Act as a change agent to increase operational effectiveness.
  • Create an environment that encourages and supports the development and learning of staff through regular feedback, coaching, training, work experiences, and performance management.
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested by management.

 

 

 What You Will Contribute:

  •  10+ years' experience in Accounting, including at least 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification required
  • Big 4 (or next tier) public accounting audit experience (minimum 5 years strongly preferred)
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting experience required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively with executive management and all levels of the organization across functional areas.
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor staff and drive results.
  • Sound business acumen, judgment and problem-solving skills and the initiative and drive to get the job done.
  • Strong work ethic with a hands-on approach.
  • Self-starter, able to work effectively under pressure and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

In the heart of the Loop! We also have an office in Downers Grove, IL.
1 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60602

What are FTD Companies Perks + Benefits

FTD Companies Benefits Overview

FTD is dedicated to you and your family. We work hard to provide a wide range of competitive and affordable health care benefits that reflect your changing needs. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to live well, be well. The benefits you elect will start the first day of the month following date of hire.
Our benefits offerings include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, a company contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), life, accident and disability insurance, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to providing fair compensation to all of our employees, including performance-based compensation incentives for many of our positions.
FTD Companies, Inc. is a premier floral and gifting company. We offer very generous employee discounts on our diversified portfolio of brands such as ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari’s Berries, Sincerely, etc.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
If you are eligible for benefits, you can enroll in an FSA regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in FTD’s medical plan.
Disability Insurance
FTD offers short and long term disability at no cost to you. The disability benefits will replace up to 67% of your weekly base income up to $2,500/week for STD and up to $10,000/month for LTD.
Dental Benefits
FTD offers two great dental plans through Aetna. A Dental HMO with co-pays where you choose your Primary Care Dentist and a Dental PPO which has benefits in and out of network.
Vision Benefits
FTD offers vision coverage through Eye Med which offers a broad network of nationwide providers to choose from to meet your vision needs. Retailers such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, , and JCP
Health Insurance Benefits
FTD offers three medical plans through Aetna to choose from including one EPO where you choose a Primary Care Physician and two PPO High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Life Insurance
For employee coverage of 2x base salary up to $600,000. *Per IRS regulations, the cost FTD pays for coverage above a certain level is considered “imputed income,” and is included on your W-2.
Wellness Programs
We know how important wellness is to your overall success. The FTD Wellness program is here to help you identify and achieve your health and wellness goals.
Onsite Gym
Our One North Dearborn location offers an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center, cycle center and bike room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% on the first 6% of your of pre-tax or post tax deferral. To maximize the employer match, you will need to contribute 6%. Vesting is at 25% each year
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) provides employees with an opportunity to share in our growth and to purchase shares of our common stock without payment of brokerage costs, at a 15% discount.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on the department and role, FTD offers some scheduling flexibility. We also offer summer hours so that our team members can enjoy extended weekends and fun in the sun with family and friends
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Care for yourself or a family member who is seriously ill, to care for a newborn or newly adopted child, or to attend to the affairs of a family member who is called to active duty in the military.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year and allows employees to take time off for vacation, personal responsibilities and sick time.
Paid Holidays
FTD recognizes 9 paid holidays each calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
FTD allows employees to wear casual workplace attire every day, not just Fridays!
Free Daily Meals
During FTD’s peak season such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas FTD often provides lunch to thank employees for their hard work (along with the occasional just because lunch).
Pet Friendly
At some locations, employees can bring their dogs to work.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $2,500 after one year of employment
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