Staff Accountant

Careers Staff Accountant

San Diego (Carlsbad), CA | Finance | Full-time

The Role

As a Staff Accountant, you will perform day-to-day accounting functions such as preparing and posting journal entries to general ledger and reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing financial statements and various other accounting statements and reports. You will collaborate with the accounting team to determine and establish best practices. 

You will: 

  • Perform bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Perform payroll and insurance reconciliation
  • Adjust general ledger and journal entries
  • Eliminate or reduce duplicate data entry and errors
  • Create and manage amortization schedules for building, vehicle, and equipment leases
  • Prepare company financial statements
  • Resolve quarterly and year-end tasks
  • Prepare and file various tax returns
  • Manage vendor relationships, process bills and payments via check and when possible, ACH or wire
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommend changes
  • Provide guidance and assistance to clerical staff on various work assignments to ensure deadlines are met

Your skills include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • 3+ years of relative experience
  • Ability to work under extreme uncertainty
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus
  • Experience in the Manufacturing Industry
  • Proficiency in accounting principles, budgeting, and taxes
  • Ability to prepare and present reports, such as work plans, budgets, etc.
  • Proficient knowledge of financial statements, and other financial and accounting relationships that may be useful for budgeting, analysis, etc.

You are expected to:

  • Stay driven, exceptional, and efficient
  • Achieve 30-60-90 day plan
    • 30-day target: Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities as a Staff Accountant independently; working knowledge and integration of Aptera’s purpose and culture
    • 60-day target: Implementation of knowledge gained in first 30 days to contribute to Aptera’s mission
    • 90-day target: Ability to utilize knowledge and experience gained in first 60 days to appropriately and effectively train others and/or lead a team

About Aptera Motors

Aptera Motors delivers the most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs) with breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science and manufacturing. The first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles, Aptera has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. Its unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today. 

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