Job Openings Assistant Controller

About the job Assistant Controller

Lady Bird Talent is proud to partner with our client, Union, located in Austin, Texas. They are looking for an Assistant Controller to help establish processes spanning accounting and finance. The ideal candidate has experience in public accounting and is eager to join a growing team and expand their skillset.

Why we are excited to work with Union

The reason I am most excited to connect women in our community to this team is the career growth opportunity. This role reports to the Controller who is really looking for an Assistant Controller who wants to grow into an accounting and/or finance leader at the organization. For someone who is looking for mentorship, opportunity to drive impact, and to experience a high growth startup- please consider applying! --Kelsey @ Lady Bird Talent

More about Union

Union is an all-in-one hospitality engagement platform that leverages industrial-grade data intelligence to deliver transformative experiences for the industrys most popular venues, their guests, and their brand partners. After creating the most high-powered point of sale system for bars and restaurants, Unions seamlessly integrated table-side mobile ordering platform is the cherry on top that makes the system the true market leader.

Our merchants dont just want a better bean counter. They want a technology platform thats transformational in its approach to driving engagement, customer satisfaction and, ultimately, revenue. We are committed to continuous innovation, and were looking for only the best and the brightest to help us solve tough challenges for our customers.

More about the role:

We are looking for a motivated and adaptable Assistant Controller who is ready to jump in and assist on multiple initiatives spanning our accounting and finance functions. This position is responsible for implementing best practices and ensuring our financial records and reports are accurate and reliable and in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and regulatory requirements. The Assistant Controller is responsible for managing month-end close, managing AP/AR cycles, financial statement analysis, and various ad-hoc projects. This is a growth position with the potential to gain valuable experience implementing new systems, financial forecasting, managing a team of staff accountants, and scaling an exciting business. Duties may change based on the needs of the organization.

Core responsibilities

  • Manages the organization's accounting-related functions, including but not limited to general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Perform reconciliations and journal entries for assigned accounts and companies for month-end
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers

  • Documents and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures

  • Conducts review and submits recommendations for improving the organization's accounting operation

  • Participates in a wide variety of other projects and tasks as assigned or requested

  • Work/ train cross functional teams on internal account best practices


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP and accounting principles

Helpful Experience/Skills:

  • Accounting/ERP System knowledge (Hubspot, Quickbooks Online, Stripe, Saasoptics)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization
  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Detail-oriented with an excellent ability to analyze data

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Perpetually curious and always interested in optimizing for better results

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate across the organization.

Company benefits/perks:

    • Health Care covered up to $970

    • Dental: $40 per month

    • Vision: $6 per month

    • 401k match: 4%