Posted - 30 Aug 2017

Location - CHICAGO, IL, USA




Who We Are

SkyBox Capital gives businesses the resources they need to grow. Whether at start-up or high-growth, SkyBox Capital arms new ventures with confidence and agility to realize their place and potential in the market. The SkyBox Capital portfolio is a community brought together with this shared purpose: to solve problems and build sustainable, scalable businesses. SkyBox Capital understands the needs of every member are different and will evolve at each stage of the growth cycle. With 30+ years of experience in building billion dollar revenues across a range of sectors, the SkyBox Capital founders guide their entrepreneurs to make measured, smart decisions at every step. The role of SkyBox Capital as a strategic partner is to provide more than just financial backing. From process design to high-functioning performance improvement, SkyBox Capital strives to create businesses that always know where they are and who they want to be.


Position Overview

Our private investment firm and family office is looking for a talented Controller to manage the finances and reporting needs of the Company’s owners. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable accountant to apply his/her skills in helping two busy CEO’s organize their financial lives, without having to sacrifice his/her own. If you are an incredibly dedicated self-starter, who is ready to roll up your sleeves, find creative solutions to problems, and manage the company’s finances with the highest attention to detail, this is the right opportunity for you. 


Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare personal financial statements for company owners
  • Track numerous types of investments; manage capital calls, distributions, etc.
  • Work directly with tax accountants, investment managers and other advisors to the owners
  • Monitor, categorize and report on personal expenses
  • Organize personal financial records and check incoming documents for accuracy
  • Meet regularly with the CEO’s to review latest financial reports


Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of accounting or family office experience, preferably including public accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Familiarity with Accounting software and financial statements
  • Advanced knowledge of tax concepts
  • Ability to work independently, track deadlines and see tasks through to completion
  • Obsessive attention to detail and ability to bring order to chaotic situations
  • Must possess strong financial modeling skills with advanced Excel skills
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, results oriented environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • High degree of confidentiality required


SkyBox Capital offers generous compensation, flexible working conditions, flexible vacations and excellent benefits.


SkyBox Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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