Finance Accounting Manager - Controls And Processes

Cruise Automation San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

We're the driverless car company.

We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, join us.

About the role:

The Accounting team is currently seeking an Accounting Manager - Controls and Processes. This is a position within the Finance team and will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco, California. The successful applicant will be responsible for building out the SOX compliance program in a fast-paced, non-traditional environment. The position will provide compliance support and training to accounting and other departments, and assist with the preparation and review of the governing policies and procedures. You will work with the parent company controllership (including internal audit and SOX compliance team), FP&A, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, Human Resources and various cross functional teams. You will also be involved in the month end close and financials submission to the parent company. We are looking for someone who has excellent project management skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fastpaced environment to support our continued success.

Day-to-day responsibilities Include:

  • Design the internal control structure in partnership with key functional departments, and serve as the key owner of continually innovating our SOX program

  • Build and continually evolve a holistic SOX compliance program encompassing risk assessment, scoping, remediation planning and an overall SOX roadmap

  • Lead the implementation of the SOX program while tracking project status inclusive of deficiencies, remediations and testing results

  • Drive a strategy that optimizes our documentation process and testing with internal and external teams and communicate findings and recommendations to key organizational leaders

  • Manage programmatic success by partnering cross-functionally to develop a strategic viewpoint of our business and monitoring outcomes

  • Understand key processes and controls and accurately assess implications for the company

  • Work with internal and external auditors on ICFR and SOX compliance testing

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary (ie assist with the month end close process)

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • BA in Accounting (or Finance related areas and pursuing CPA)

  • A minimum 5+ years of experience in a SOX role; Big 4 Experience is highly preferred

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with cross-functional partners

  • Must be a self-starter and team player and able to work in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

Bonus points!

  • CPA/CA

  • Experience leading month end close execution (review of flux analysis, account reconciliations, journal entries)

  • Quick learner, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Experience with system implementations is a plus

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:

  • The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications

  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals

  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life

  • Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family's fleet

  • Health and Wellness reimbursement

  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays

  • State of the art equipment for your workstation

  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner

Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

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Finance Accounting Manager - Controls And Processes

Cruise Automation