Assistant Controller ($75-90k)

Chance Rides, LLC is currently seeking a Assistant Controller to join the team.

Did you know Wichita, KS has been home to Chance Rides, one of the world’s TOP manufacturers of roller coasters, carousels, observation wheels, trains, people movers, and other amusement rides? Wouldn’t it be AMAZING to say you are part of such a unique company!

With over 60 years of legacy and talent, our dedicated leadership, management and skilled workforce serves customers that includes stand-alone attraction venues, theme parks, family entertainment centers, zoos and aquariums.

As we continue to grow, develop and manufacture new and exciting product lines, we are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Controller with a proven analytic background.

Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Provide guidance for accounting team and oversee accurate general ledger accounting and reporting
  • Participate in preparation of monthly reporting to ownership
  • Assist in preparation of month end close processes
  • Prepare all monthly journal entries with acute attention to detail
  • Prepare all monthly account reconciliations for all entities
  • Assist in corporate budgeting and forecasting efforts on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Assist in development and deployment of corporate accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist in monitoring treasury function, including cash and wire activities
  • Become Global Shop (ERP) proficient and learn best practices for process improvement implementation
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting in an as needed compacity
  • Understand and lead special projects and support project cost analysis as required by Corporate
  • Provide training and technical education to accounting and corporate staff, as needed

Other Desired Skills/Training:

  • Proven record of accuracy to detail
  • Comfortable with leading, motivating and developing coworkers and subordinates
  • Proven ability to work well, and be understanding of work-related stresses
  • Strong numeric analytical skills
  • Ability to self-start and work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Proven track record of balancing multiple special projects in conjunction with typical daily duties
  • High moral standards and strong work ethic


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Senior Accountant and/or Assistant Controller

 Chance Rides Offers:

  • Competitive salary of $75-90k (commensurate with experience)
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Personal, Vacation and Holiday Pay

Chance Rides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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