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Controller

Company: Kodiak Robotics
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Kodiak was founded in April 2018 to develop autonomous technology that carries freight forward-so people, partners, and the planet thrive. Navigating highway environments presents vastly different challenges than urban streets. Kodiak's experienced team has developed the industry's most advanced technology stack purpose-built specifically for long-haul trucks. From our sensor fusion system that maximizes the value of every sensing modality, to our unique lightweight mapping solution that allows our trucks to navigate ever-changing highway construction zones, our world-class team of industry pioneers is bringing the benefits of autonomy to the $800B a year trucking industry quickly, safely, and efficiently. We are looking for an experienced Controller to lead our accounting team. This role reports into our VP, Finance. We are seeking a candidate who is comfortable both managing existing accounting staff as well as rolling up their sleeves to ensure processes are in place and financials are in order. Our ideal candidate brings both accounting and management experience, a strong operational and technical accounting background, and a focus on continuous improvement. In this role, you will

  • Lead the ongoing development and establishment of accounting policies, processes and internal controls
  • Perform all close functions including revenue recognition, prepaid expense tracking and amortization, inventory tracking and depreciation, for month end, quarter end, and year end
  • Manage all accounting functions, including AR, AP, cash flow, payroll, and financial statement reporting
  • Track month end, quarter end, and year end tasks, and ensure accurate and timely completion
  • Manage accounting staff through ongoing mentorship, training and development, and conducting performance reviews
  • Identify and support the needs of the team to enable scalability business-wide, possibly including recruiting headcount or sourcing new technology assets
  • Assist with quarterly Board of Directors reports and presentations and manage monthly reporting for banks/creditors
  • Manage annual audit and tax compliance workstreams, including state/local business taxes and license renewals
  • Assist with variance/flux, budgeting/forecasting as needed and other special projects Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferred
    • 7-10+ years experience in progressive accounting/finance experience
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects while simultaneously meeting company deadlines
    • In depth knowledge of GAAP
    • Great written and verbal communication skills, both internally with remote team and externally with clients
    • Industry experience working with multiple accounting and payroll platforms
    • Proficient in gSuite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets) and Excel
    • Detail oriented and organized a must
    • Problem solving and resourceful nature, strong desire to tackle new challenges At Kodiak, we strive to build a diverse community working towards our common company goals in a safe and--collaborative environment where harassment of any kind is strictly prohibited. Kodiak is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status,--or any other basis protected by applicable law.--

Keywords: Kodiak Robotics, Mountain View , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Mountain View, California

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