Accounting Manager

Mountain View /
Business Functions /
We are looking for our first in-house finance manager to develop and execute our financial processes as we push towards a rapid growth phase. You will be responsible for day-to-day finance and accounting functions, executing the monthly financial close, reviewing and tracking accounts payable/accounts receivables, and supporting across tax, treasury, audit, and risk processes.  

At Applied, you will:

    • Lead and execute end-to-end monthly financial close, including general accounting and bookkeeping 
    • Ensure all transactions are properly recorded in the accounting system and that ledger accounts are accurate 
    • Prepare month-end journal entries, reconcile balance sheet accounts and provide monthly close deliverables 
    • Drive our accounts payable processes including paying vendors and tracking company expenses including expense reports and invoices
    • Drive our accounts receivable processes including invoicing customers, and receiving and processing payments
    • Implement policies and procedures as it relates to accounting rules and changes
    • Manage payroll and other human resource services and benefits provided through Gusto
    • Main point of contact for international accounting firms supporting our subsidiaries in Japan and Germany
    • Drive tax, treasury, and risk management tasks with the support of external firms
    • Support investor financial reporting and audit procedures
    • Lead strategy in improving our existing accounting procedures, software, internal controls, documentation, and accounting operational efficiency and effectiveness


    • Expert self-starter with ability to drive and execute across revenue accounting, payroll accounting, and monthly financial close
    • Expertise with accounting software i.e., Netsuite, Quickbooks
    • 4+ years accounting experience (ideally 2+ at a “Big Four” accounting firm or equivalent plus 2+ as an in-house accountant at fast-growing startup or equivalent)
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in tax, accounting, or finance
    • Experience with financial reporting requirements and software
    • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication skills
    • Preferred experience with enterprise software companies
Autonomy is one of the leading technological advances of this century that will come to impact our lives. The work you’ll do at Applied will meaningfully accelerate the efforts of the top autonomy teams in the world. At Applied, you will have a unique perspective on the development of cutting edge technology while working with major players across the industry and the globe.