Controller

ABOUT THE ROLE

Interior Define is seeking a new Controller to play a key role in expanding our brand story by joining our Chicago Headquarters. We are looking for a passionate individual who is excited to grow, innovate and disrupt the home furnishings industry through a transformative experience.

The ideal candidate is eager to help us expand our brand, and to create a unique customer experience that far exceeds the uninspired, traditional furniture buying process. We are a fast-growing, start-up reinventing the way people shop for custom furniture (beginning with sofas).

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • You are excited about building an innovative brand, that prioritizes an elevated customer experience
  • You have experience working on a team and can cultivate collaborative team growth and development
  • You have a keen eye for detail
  • You know how to manage a project end-to-end and can keep team members on stringent timelines throughout that process
  • You are comfortable communicating with Sr. leadership and collaborating cross-functionally
  • You adapt to each situation quickly and are able to drive full ownership of your work. You jump in and you solve problems. You are able to troubleshoot quickly, but also know the right times to ask for help
  • You look for opportunities to make things better and faster (without compromising quality)
  • You are customer focused. Our brand revolves around delivering an exceptional and differentiated customer experience. With that, you aim to make each customer experience better and will never settle for “that is good enough”
  • You are a team player and are capable of empathizing with others. You consider yourself to have an above average “E.Q.”

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and lead the team through a streamlined month end close process
  • Own all elements of the financial statements, ensuring reliability and accuracy of the data in compliance with GAAP
  • Partner with Director of Finance and leadership team to assist in forecasting and budgeting
  • Manage relationships with financial institutions
  • Provide required reporting packages to investors
  • Creating a standard monthly reporting package for the board and leadership team with financial statements and KPIs
  • Provide data and analytics to assist leadership team in strategic decision making
  • Assist in board presentations
  • Implement controls to reduce risk and increase accuracy 
  • Responsible for building out the accounting team
  • Lead the annual review process, partnering with the auditors
  • Responsible for all compliance related items, including partnering with sale and income tax providers

ABOUT THE CANDIDATE
We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is excited about growth with the following credentials:

  • CPA Certified
  • You have 7-10  years experience in Audit and internal Accounting
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to translate details into actionable responses
  • You are a clear, effective communicator
  • You love interacting with customers (and teammates)
  • You are self-directed and willing to learn new things, ask questions, and promote customer experiences

Great to have

  • Start Up experience
  • Proficiency in Netsuite
  • Proficiency in Excel and / or Google Sheets

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Shopping for a sofa is one of the most important and emotional purchases anyone makes for their home. Your sofa sits in the center of your home, anchoring your space and influencing the way you interact with friends and family for years. Despite the significance of this purchase there was no brand making the experience more comfortable.
Interior Define is revolutionizing the way people shop for furniture (beginning with sofas). Through a vertical, made-to-order production approach and e-commerce focus, Interior Define crafts exceptional, customizable sofas and offers them for attainable prices. Interior Define makes customization easy: sofas can be tailored by size, fabric, configuration, leg style, and sit. 

Your space is unique. Your sofa should be too.

PERKS

  • Health benefits
  • Company sponsored free lunch on Fridays
  • 40% employee discount
  • $1000 Sofa Credit at 6 months (can be combined with employee discount)
  • Incredible opportunity for growth within the company
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Fun work environment and team culture. We believe every aspect of our brand including our work and culture should be as comfortable as our sofa.

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