Controller (Fully Remote)

Amerifleet Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

At ACERTUS culture is everything. We want people to want to work here. We have weekly huddles to hear from our team on how we can improve. And guess what? We act on your ideas!

ACERTUS is an automotive logistics company that offers a portfolio of services that span across the vehicle lifecycle. As a Controller, you will manage all accounting functions to ensure accurate financial data and reporting. This position is fully remote.

Schedule: Monday

  • Friday 8am

  • 5pm

Pay: Based on Experience

What will you be doing?

  • Apply advanced analysis, insight, influence and challenge, through a "financial set of glasses"; to enhance the quality of business decision-making and drive improved performance.

  • Partners with operations to perform financial and operational analysis to help drive efficiencies

  • Review cash flow and oversee cash collection activities.

  • Monitor progress of implementation API processes with business partners.

  • Maintain the General Ledger and perform month-end closing.

  • Hire, train, and coach a team of accounting professionals ensuring daily activities are timely and accurate.

  • Lead a team of 4 direct reports and total team of ~ 25 employees.

  • Communicate expectations clearly and promote relationship building across and within each line of service.

  • Assess, recruit, develop, and retain talented team members who are well leveraged to support growth initiatives while serving as critical business partners and as available resources for colleagues.

  • Foster a culture that promotes teamwork, grassroots problem solving and prevention, innovation, and change implementation.

  • Partner closely with Business Product Owners to optimize ERP solution and drive best practices.

  • Improve monthly close through automation and improvement of internal controls.

  • Hold staff and business partners accountable for delivering results while serving as a change agent.

  • Continuously challenge team members to achieve greater performance by questioning the status quo.

  • Coach colleagues to be analysts and thinkers who anticipate opportunities and implement ideas for improvement in a prudent and tactful manner.

  • Personal responsibility to manage change.

What are we looking for?

  • This position requires a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar field.

  • Must have more than ten years of experience in finance or accounting.

  • Previous experience providing leadership, support, and strategy for a multi-site organization.

  • Previous experience leading a team is required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, strong Excel, and other general office equipment.

  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP.

  • A strategic mindset, solid analytical skills and a strong business acumen.

  • A hands-on, non-hierarchical leadership style with an aptitude for coaching.

  • Superior listening and probing skills.

  • Ability to proactively research and resolve problems.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across the company while quickly and confidently gaining the respect of others.

  • Organized thinker with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.


At ACERTUS we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance benefits available on the 1st of the month following your start date,

  • Company Paid Time Off

  • 8 Company Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Casual Dress Code


ACERTUS is an automotive logistics company specializing in vehicle lifecycle solutions. Our client centric model is enabled by our people, processes and innovative technology that are a differentiator in the industry. Our comprehensive portfolio of services is designed to provide solutions throughout the lifecycle of a vehicle. We offer a full suite of vehicle transportation services, customizable technology, home delivery and pickup, a national title and registration platform plus compliance services, and a growing vehicle storage footprint throughout North America. ACERTUS - Relentless Drive to Deliver!

ACERTUS is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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