Staff Accountant / Financial Analyst

 

About UPshow

UPshow is the leading in-venue social media display network in the United States.  With thousands of screens in venues (health clubs, restaurants, sports bars, and leading family attractions like Navy Pier) across the country, UPshow allows patrons to display their social media posts instantly on TVs within the venue. UPshow gives businesses a vastly increased social media presence by maximizing the customer posts inside their venues. In doing so, we enable businesses to automatically build a database of customers that they can connect with over social media, invite back, and encourage to stay longer and spend more.

 

About the Role

UPshow is seeking a Staff Accountant / Financial Analyst to assist with day-to-day accounting and financial reporting tasks. This role will report to the Vice President of Finance and will have exposure to all aspects of the business.

Maybe you’re working at a public accounting firm and hoping to move to the private side, or maybe you are at another small company and are looking for a role with more growth opportunity. Either way, 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 / AP processes, including assisting with customer billing and invoicing, identifying and attempting collection of delinquent accounts, tracking and paying vendor invoices, and resolving account discrepancies

  • Conduct daily treasury activities

  • Perform general ledger transactions; analyzing, understanding and reconciling balance sheet accounts

  • Completing period end procedures (reconciliations, period end journal entries, etc)

  • Assist with preparing and analyzing financial reports

  • Compile information for tax return preparation

  • Ad hoc projects as directed by the CEO and Vice President of Finance

 

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • 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.

 Preferred Skills + Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, finance or equivalent field

  • Approximately 2 years of work experience, ideally in public accounting or a relevant finance or accounting field

  • Highly proficient in Excel

  • Experience with Quickbooks or other relevant accounting software is a plus

 

What is UPshow?

1. We are on a rapid growth trajectory

2. We want you to grow with the company

3. We offer opportunities to earn equity

4. We are a well-funded technology startup

5. We have a strong leadership team

6. We have an awesome product

7. We have an international footprint of customers

8. We embody the scrappy startup culture that we’ve built & cultivated

9. We never have a dull day because our plates are always full

10. We are located in the heart of downtown Chicago at Franklin and Randolph

 

How to apply

Send your resume to jobs@upshow.tv. The company and team we are building is important to us, so please include a note explaining what you’ve been doing and why you would make a great addition to our team.

 

When people walk into our bar they see UPshow and immediately assume it’s a fun bar!
— Steven Brown, GM, Thirsty Nickel