Staff Accountant at UPshow

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About UPshow: 

UPshow is a rapidly growing SaaS company providing innovative solutions to the Hospitality, Health Care and Fitness industries.  Company growth has averaged 70% over the last several years.  UPshow completed a $14M cash raise in the second half of 2020.

 

UPshow is the leading innovator in digital signage for businesses. UPshow increases customer engagement with interactive TV and mobile software, creating a unique in-venue network to advertise to and entertain customers. We offer a three-in-one platform that provides: entertainment options, engagement solutions, and a management suite to measure results. By using these tools, businesses can increase revenue; influence customer and employee behavior; become more efficient. Our clients range from healthcare providers to restaurant groups, to nationwide gyms — all looking to reach their customers with the right messages at the right time. Founded in 2015, UPshow now reaches audiences in thousands of businesses around the world. Learn more at upshow.tv

 

About the Role:

UPshow is seeking a Staff Accountant to assist with billing and collection support, day-to-day accounting duties, and financial reporting tasks.  This role will report to the Vice President of Finance and will have exposure to all aspects of the business with strong career advancement opportunities.   If you are someone who wants to grow, learn, and is not afraid of a challenge, we would love to talk to you!  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee AR processes, including customer billing and invoicing, identifying and attempting collection of delinquent accounts, resolving account discrepancies, and facilitating all customer billing inquiries 
  • Assist with AP processes, including tracking and paying vendor invoices, and resolving account discrepancies
  • Perform monthly commission calculation and communicate commission owed to reps 
  • Assist with general finance related activities including daily treasury activities
  • Perform general ledger transactions; analyzing, understanding and reconciling balance sheet accounts in conjunction with period end procedures 
  • Ad hoc projects as directed by the Vice President of Finance




 

Qualifications: 

  • Basic Knowledge of Accounting – You love when debits and credits balance.
  • Analytical Mindset – You are detail-oriented, organized and have strong financial and analytical capabilities.  
  • Builder’s Mentality – You will enter the company during a period of rapid growth.  Everyone at the company is expected to lead and make a meaningful impact.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Excellent internal/external communication skills are required, as this person will be collaborating with colleagues across multiple functions and interacting with customers and vendors on a regular basis.  
  • Adaptability – You are energized and excited by working in a fast-paced environment and can effectively manage the priorities of the role as changes occur.

 

What we require from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent field
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Quickbooks or other relevant accounting software is a plus

 

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Competitive Compensation + Bonus opportunities
  • Stock Options
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Access to senior management and mentoring opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • 401k Match
  • Pre-tax Transportation
  • Summer Fridays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work from Anywhere policy, to respond to an ever-changing work climate
  • Virtual Social Events including Team Wins and Highlights from the Month, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, and Happy Hours

 

This is a chance for you to join a challenging and inspiring environment where you will have the possibility to make a daily impact. Every day you will work alongside helpful and down-to-earth colleagues who are dedicated and ambitious. Together we create an innovative environment that drives UPshow forward. If you are the right person for the role you will be part of a fantastic journey in a dynamic, high-growth business.

We look forward to your application.

UPshow is an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. 

We are always committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Discrimination is not welcome on the basis of any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we work.

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Chicago, IL 60126

An Insider's view of UPshow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Imagine a fan club for your favorite team or hobby - that's what it's like in our office. Every person in the office is so enthusiastic about what they do, and deeply invested in the success of the company. Our energy is infectious: if you've never looked forward to coming into work before, that will quickly change when you join the UPshow team

Simone

Content Marketing Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Working on the product team, collaboration is an important part of my job. Whether it's working with the CS team to ensure we address customer issues or getting ahead of a new feature to help the sales team hit their goal, I work with other teams to better understand our customer needs in order to make a better product.

Angela

Product Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our creative team is incredibly influential when it comes to the UPshow brand and product. Our product designers are reinventing how content appears on our screens with motion design, while making it easier for customers to schedule entertainment and promotions with UX/UI. Campaigns and brand assets are built by our marketing designers each day.

Caroline

Chief Creative Officer

What are UPshow Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Employees are encouraged to suggest different organizations to work with and support throughout the year.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TeamUP, a committee of volunteer employees, comes together weekly to work on D&I, development, events and other initiatives that create the culture we are so proud of.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 50% of premiums.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
UPshow's health insurance policy covers 50% of premiums.
Life Insurance
Team workouts
With a discounted rate at Chicago Athletic Clubs and fitness customers all around the city, our team never hesitates to sweat it out together.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
UPshow offers stock options through its employee equity plan, including a 4-year vesting schedule with a 1-year cliff.
Performance Bonus
UPshow's performance bonus plan awards employees when they meet targets set by their direct manager.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
UPshow offers unlimited paid time off.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Our unlimited paid time off policy includes sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Whether it's visiting a customer venue, getting creative with offsite brainstorms, or celebrating a milestone out on the town, Team UPshow works hard and plays hard.
Stocked Kitchen
Healthy snacks? Comfort food? Multiple flavors of LaCroix? Whatever your preference, our kitchen always has something to keep you going. 
Some Meals Provided
We provide catered lunch from some the best spots in the city during our monthly UPshow and Tell.
Happy Hours
Unwind with the team and enjoy a cold bottle of beer, seltzer, or ginger ale during our Friday happy hour.
Pet Friendly
UPshow has been called the Most Pet Friendly company in Chicago! If your pet is friendly and well-behaved, we welcome them as a part of our team. Check out some of our office pets on our Instagram!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
We host a monthly UPshow and Tell where employees gather to share their interests and passions outside of work. Lunches are catered by local hot spots.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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