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Senior Accountant

HQ- San Jose, CA
15 days ago
Full time role

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Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

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Job Description

QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.


Your role at QuantumScape:As a Senior Accountant within the Corporate Accounting team, you will play a key role in supporting cross-functional partners performing monthly and quarterly close responsibilities in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
In this role, you will:- Perform and coordinate monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting close activities.- Prepare and review of GL journal entries and balance account reconciliations- Lead the team in various monthly and quarterly close processes in SAP, including GL, intercompany, consolidation and SAP group reporting. - Ensure proper internal control documentation based on the Risk Controls Matrix applicable to the team.- Act as liaison between Corporate Accounting and international accounting team in completing the close process.- Perform and help manager to lead financial statement analytics at month end- Prepare required information to support external reporting, including financial statements and supporting schedules for Forms 10-K, 10-Q etc.- Provide support to internal and external audit activities including providing required deliverables. - Provide oversight, coaching and supervision of 1-2 direct reports- Support critical accounting projects including the design, implementation, and maintenance of finance systems/applications- Support the design, implementation, and maintenance of effective global accounting processes, policies, and procedures- Drive and support process improvement opportunities that improve the overall efficiency within your area- Special projects as required.
What we look for:- 5+ years of experience in an accounting and finance organization, mix of public accounting and private industry preferred.- Understanding of U.S. GAAP and financial statements.- Attention to detail resulting in consistently reliable, accurate and thorough work.- Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills- Work effectively in a team environment.- Experience managing people preferred- SAP experience preferred.- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, especially Microsoft Excel- Bachelor’s degree- CPA candidate preferred, not required


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

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