Accountant - Finance

South Burlington, VT
CORPORATE SERVICES – 01-6101 Finance /
Full Time Exempt /
At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

This position is responsible for supporting the corporate accounting function in month, quarter, and year-end close. This position ensures the accurate compilation and reporting of accounting data and acts as a liaison between the company and other parties. This includes providing complete reliable information and ensuring that proper documentation is maintained. The candidate must be comfortable creating and maintaining transactions within the company's accounting systems. Daily activities include the preparation and analysis of financial reports, the creation of journal entries, and reconciliations of ledger accounts.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

    • Analyzing a wide variety of transaction data, e.g. A/R, A/P, time billing, P/R, G/L, tax payments and inventory movement
    • Assisting in the preparation of financial information, including monthly and quarterly financial reports, weekly forecasts to the Management Team, and ad hoc reports as needed.
    • Posting month-end and quarterly close journal entries 
    • Reconciling general ledger accounts 
    • Assisting the Accounting Manager with annual financial audits by serving as company liaison with auditors
    • Supporting other departments within the company with transaction data and accounting summaries
    • Assisting with other special financial projects on an ad hoc basis
    • Performing variance analysis on account balances 

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field preferred
    • 2+ years of progressive accounting experience in public accounting or a similar work environment
    • Strong organization, oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines
    • Strong computer aptitude, which includes expertise with Microsoft Excel and Word as well as experience with accounting software 
    • Analytical skills with particular attention to detail
    • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; Slack, application lifecycle 

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • SOX experience
    • Experience with large-scale ERP systems (PLEX, Oracle, SAP, etc.)
    • Cost accounting experience
    • CPA License
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Inclusivity Statement
Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.