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Assistant Controller

Arrive is expanding our finance team with an Assistant Controller position, who will be a key player in Arrive’s accounting and financial reporting group. This high-impact  position will lead the accounting close and reporting process, be a technical resource for GAAP research and  compliance, provide key analyses of business operations, and support the development of our accounting  team. The Assistant Controller will be detail oriented, driven to improve processes, and embrace the  challenges of a hyper-growth environment. 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead Arrive’s month-end close process, including journal entry review, account reconciliation review,  variance analyses and financial reporting. Identify and implement opportunities to accelerate the close process and improve the accuracy and efficiency of financial reporting. 
  • Train the staff accountants to review GL coding and cost center assignment. 
  • Assist with financial reporting and drafting MD&A commentary for BOD and ELT presentation.
  • Oversee cost center review and reporting. Review expenses at a cost center level for accuracy and identification of key trends. Partner with cost center management for decision support and expense management. 
  • Oversee Arrive’s corporate cards and Travel & Expense reimbursement programs. 
  • Collaborate closely with AP, AR, Payroll & Cash Application teams to ensure accurate accounting.
  • Develop expertise in transaction flows through Arrive’s accounting systems and participate actively in NetSuite  projects. 
  • Participate in the development of the annual budget as needed. 
  • Draft professional presentation materials to discuss financial trends and variances with leadership.
  • Assist in ensuring financials are in compliance with GAAP and complete related technical research as needed. 
  • Assist with the completion of external audits. 
  • Create ad-hoc reports and analyses to support operating decisions. 
  • Assist the Controller and CFO with process improvement initiatives and various special projects. Assist with systems implementations and integrations. 
  • Work with our outside tax firm on tax reporting and analysis as needed. 
  • Lead intercompany reconciliation, profit elimination, currency translation and monthly consolidation. 


  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Master’s Degree, either MBA or MAcc, a strong plus. 
  • 5+ years of experience in financial accounting and reporting with a respected company, or external audit  experience. 
  • CPA required. 
  • Big 4 Audit experience preferred.
  • Staff supervision experience required. 
  • Experience with Netsuite or other major ERP preferred. Adaptive Insights or other major financial reporting systems valuable. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • A high degree of integrity and professionalism with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel. 
  • A sense of urgency, hands-on approach, and “go-getter” attitude. 
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced growth environment a plus. 

The Perks of Working With Us

  • Take advantage of excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
  • Invest in your future with our matching 401K program.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work-from-home schedule based on position and tenure. 
  • Build relationships and find your home at Arrive through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Get recognized through our employee rewards program.
  • Leave the suit and tie at home; our dress code is casual.
  • Eat for free on Fridays…lunch is on Arrive! Snack and lunch options are also available daily.
  • Work in the booming city of Austin, TX – we are in a convenient location close to the airport and downtown.
  • Park your car for free on site!
  • Sweat it out using local gym discounts or with the team at our onsite gym.
  • Maximize your wellness with free counseling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Start your morning with a specialty drink from our fully stocked coffee bar, Broker’s Brew.
  • Get paid to work with your friends through our Referral Program!
  • Get relocation assistance! If you are not local to the area, we offer relocation packages and have a Relocation Specialist who can help you along the way.

Your Arrive Experience

When we say “award-winning culture,” we mean it. We’ve already earned “Best Place to Work” honors from Inc. Magazine (three years in a row!), Austin Business Journal and the Chicago Tribune. We intend on topping many more of those lists in the years to come, but we’re not in it for the trophies. We’re committed to culture because it keeps us connected to each other and invested in our shared success while having a blast along the way. Our employee-founded resource groups create communities within Arrive’s walls, including Women in Logistics, Emerging Professionals, PRISMS, Black Logistics Group, and Salute.

Arrive Carrier Requirements

Please have the following info ready to complete registration

  • MC, MX, DOT, or state reg #
  • Tax ID & W9 info
  • Cert of Insurance: $100k cargo, $1M Auto, & $1M commercial general liability coverage
  • Active Common or Contract Authority (180+ days)
  • Safety Rating of at least Satisfactory (or None)

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