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Accounting Manager

Torrance, CA 90501

Posted: 05/06/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: A&D/Semi Job Number: 84867

Job Description

Our client is developing highly capable, safe, and reliable robots to help build and maintain satellites, space stations, lunar bases, and cities on Mars.
They are seeking a dynamic leader for their accounting team. This role involves collaborating with auditors, streamlining internal controls for IPO readiness, and managing the accounting team efficiently.
  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, payroll, cost accounting, consolidation, and taxes
  • Lead the quarterly and year-end financial audit activities
  • Assess current practices and procedures, implement effective internal controls across the company, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Develop and implement, maintain, and improve a sophisticated ERP system, including, but not limited to implementation of procure-to-pay and inventory management by cooperating with other departments
  • Drive progress in the company's pre-IPO preparations
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Supervise and/or manage general ledger accounting functions
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested
  • Work with external auditors, consultants, and firms
  • Develop, lead, evaluate, and mentor the accounting team
  • Uphold and instill the company's philosophy and culture within the team
  • All other duties assigned by the supervisor and the management

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in cost accounting
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining company-wide systems/software (ERP)
  • Experience in startups (preferably with less than 20 employees)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • Knowledge of employee relationship-building and performance-management techniques
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Experience with venture capital fundraising and M&A.
  • Government project involvement.
  • Understanding of project management theory.
  • Skilled in multinational company accounting.
  • Basic knowledge of venture capital funding.
  • Proficient in essential tech tools (e.g., pivot tables, GAS/VBA scripts).

Base salary

$100,000/yr - $140,000/yr

Important notice:

This position is subject to compliance with U.S. export control requirements including EAR and ITAR. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

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