Accounting Manager


Dublin, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Apr 19

Become a leader in building a safer future.

AEye is the premier provider of intelligent, next generation, adaptive LiDAR for advanced driver-assistance, vehicle autonomy, and industrial applications that save lives and propel the future of transportation and mobility. We are technology thought leaders who value innovation to create reliable products that save lives. The company's 4Sight™ Intelligent Sensing Platform focuses on what matters most: enabling faster, more accurate and reliable perception for dynamic applications ranging from autonomous driving to intelligent infrastructure, which require precise measurement imaging to ensure safety and performance. AEye was founded in 2013 and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We believe in a creative atmosphere, with open, collaborative idea-sharing, where all employees are empowered to achieve their potential. Come experience our flexible and collaborative work environment!

AEye, Inc,. is looking for a highly motivated Accounting Manager. The ideal candidate is analytical, organized, responsible and driven to maintain positive relations with our vendors and internal team. This role, reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer, works directly with employees at all levels and will be a contributor to the department’s success.   

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Review GL reconciliations for key accounts including but not limited to ap, accruals, inter-company and international activities
  • Management and coordination of monthly A/P and P/O closing per company deadlines, including appropriate journal entries, sub-ledger and general ledger account reconciliations, and fluctuation analysis.
  • Oversee AP Accountant’s day-to-day tasks to ensure processing deadlines met, which includes preparing weekly payment runs and ACH/Wire payment processing.
  • Assist in implementation of new systems, upgrades and automation of accounting processes
  • Ensure compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations (including 1099’s) and reporting requirements, as well as adherence to company Policies and Controls. 
  • Support the annual audit and quarterly reviews with the external auditors.
  • International experience, managing the monthly close for foreign subsidiaries and consolidating results
  • Establish departmental KPI performance measurements. 
  • Be a key player in designing and implementation of policies, scalable processes and systems to streamline or eliminate manual work. 
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis as required by management.

Essential Skills & Experience Requirements (required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • 7+ years of relevant Accounting experience including in a Public Company
  • Minimum of 5 years in similar role building an A/P department that has optimized the P2P life cycle. 
  • Experience with NetSuite financial software.
  • Strong understanding and experience with A/P, P/O and General Ledger month-end close process including reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts and management reporting as required.
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to be organized with focus, analytical, and able to consider the big picture.
  • Excellent understanding of state and federal guidelines for 1099 reporting, sales and use tax. 
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, team-based environment and ability to learn/adapt quickly.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and collaboration skills. 
  • Competent in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook) required. 
  • Flexible with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to understand and operate in an environment with regulatory/compliance requirements.
  • Respect for confidentiality.

Preferred Skills & Experience (useful):

  • Prior SOX experience.
  • CPA a plus.
  • Experience in accounting in the manufacturing and/or automotive industry.
  • Working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

AEye, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status.

AEye, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

To all recruitment agencies: AEye will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, AEye employees or any other organization location. AEye is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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