Assistant Controller
Apopka, FL Finance
Job Type
Full-time, Full-time

About LiveTrends Design Group

LiveTrends Design Group is a dynamic and fast-paced company at the center of the plant and home-décor industry that continues to grow and expand their brand portfolio.The company functions like a fun startup, but with the creative and operational maturity of a much larger company. Ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing company, LiveTrends Design Group and its three North American brands (LiveTrends, Urban Jungle, BeYou) are currently available at over 16,000 stores in the US and Canada, including retailers such as Lowe’s, Target, Costco, Kroger, Walmart, and Publix.

Culture Fit

Our culture is based on collaboration, accountability, empowerment and continuous learning. The ideal candidate will bring talent, passion, and experience to the team but more importantly will embody our core values: team as family, passion for life, craving for excellence, creativity in everything, and achieving the impossible.


LiveTrends Design Group, LLC., is looking for an experienced, driven Assistant Controller for an immediate opening at an innovative, on-the-rise company. In this position attention to detail is critical. This individual will ensure the timeliness and accuracy of journal entries, monthly and year-end financial reports, and assist with regulatory reporting as applicable. The Assistant Controller will report directly to the Director of Accounting and be responsible for the supervision of accounts payable, accounts receivable and collections, inventory, along with the accurate recording and payment of tax liabilities. In addition, due to the rapid growth of LiveTrends Design Group, there are likely to be opportunities to be involved in a wide range of special projects.



  • Aid in the supervision of the daily operations of the accounting department, which includes general accounting, A/P, A/R, payroll, purchasing, inventory, taxes, and reporting.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements.
  • Maintain and improve accounting controls as needed.
  • Update and maintain the general ledger. Review transactions and reconciliations monthly to ensure accuracy of account balances.
  • Research accounting issues and provide solutions or process change recommendations.
  • Evaluate and analyze financial data and trends.
  • Oversee the proper calculation and payment of tax liabilities in a timely manner.
  • Participate in inventory audits as needed.
  • Provide supporting documentation and year-end assistance to external auditors as necessary.


  • Proven experience as an Assistant Controller
  • A thorough understanding of GAAP standards and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, reporting, financial closure, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Intermediate – Advanced Excel skills; pivot, vlookup, hlookup, indexing, sum functions, macros.
  • A demonstrated curiosity about all aspects of the Company’s operations
  • A willingness to question current processes and assumptions, work in new areas, and develop new skills
  • A demonstrated ability to develop staff and team capabilities
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field is required
  • 7+ years of experience in accounting with 3+ years of manufacturing/cost accounting experience preferred.
  • SAP Business One experience is preferred


  • Competitive pay structure
  • Matching 401k
  • Medical insurance and additional health benefits
  • Paid time off and paid holidays throughout the calendar year
  • Onsite gym
  • Sabbatical


Live Trends is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors, or any other protected categories protected by federal, state, or local laws.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Live Trends does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other vendor services. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered property of Urban Jungle and no fee will be paid in the event of a hire.

We do not advertise, recruit nor hire via Google Hangout. We do not request confidential information via email.