Senior Manager, Accounting

7 days ago
Full time role


Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series D company on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. ...

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Job Description

About the role:
Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series D company on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. Aurora makes the software that is enabling society to transition to a world powered by solar power. It’s our goal to have every solar installation in the world pass through our software, which has already been used to design millions of solar projects. Named one of “The Best Remote-First Companies To Work for in 2022” by and awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, Aurora is disrupting the energy industry and changing the course of history. 
We are looking for a highly motivated accounting leader to build and lead a high-performing team at an organization making a meaningful difference in the world. Reporting to the Controller, this role will have an opportunity to define our accounting systems and processes and will own all aspects of GL accounting, and accounts payable operations, as well as ensure compliance with US GAAP. The ideal candidate should be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, partner well cross-functionally, and have a flexible, can-do attitude.
We are a passionate and diverse team that aspires to be the best place for the best people and we’re looking for talented individuals to accelerate our exponential growth as we continue to scale. If you are looking for a stimulating and fulfilling role, come join us!

What you'll do:

  • Plan and execute the accounting close process and related activities to ensure compliance with US GAAP and internal financial policies
  • Own complex accounting processes, including software development, allocations, stock-based compensation, commission capitalization, consolidations, etc
  • Leverage technology to build scalable/sustainable processes to create efficiencies, streamline accounting operations, and improve the employee experience
  • Develop, implement, and enforce accounting policies and procedures that will improve the overall operations and reduce risks to the business
  • Establish strong relationships with cross-functional peers
  • Contribute to building the technical infrastructure and control environment to support the company’s hyper-growth
  • direct annual audit preparation and coordinate PBC requests
  • Assist with special projects (ERP implementation, SOX compliance)

What we value:

  • Management experience in hiring, inspiring, developing, and retaining a high-performing team 
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP, financial statements, and SaaS accounting best practices
  • History of working in a high-growth startup, preferably at a software company
  • Proficiency in evaluating, implementing, and improving Accounting tools and systems 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to partner effectively across functions and levels throughout the company
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with a big-picture strategic understanding
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, and multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliability, systematic approach, and ability to identify issues and drive timely and accurate resolution
  • “Roll-up the sleeves” approach to accomplishing all necessary tasks
  • CPA and experience at a Big 4 is a plus

Aurora is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workforce of people who believe in and are passionate about creating a future of solar energy for all. We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. We encourage you to apply even if you believe that you do not meet all of the above criteria!
For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series D company on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. ...

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