Assistant Controller

HQ- San Jose, CA /
Business Operations – Finance /
Full-Time/Part-time
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.


It’s an exciting time to join our growing team. Reporting to our Corporate Controller, the Assistant Controller to assist in overseeing reporting, cost controls, payroll, accounting operations functions and other accounting related activities to ensure compliance

The Role:
In this role, you will be responsible for directing, coordinating, administering, and controlling accounting operations. In partnership with our Controller, your responsibilities will include:
Planning, directing and coordinating the accounting function to ensure compliance with GAAP and SOX
Evaluating, developing, monitoring and continuously improving execution of accounting systems, processes and policies
Preparing accurate and timely internal and external financial statements
Overseeing payroll, tax, insurance and related governmental compliance and reporting
Cash management activities, such as account balance monitoring and bank reconciliations
Oversee quarterly and annual financial reporting and lead monthly book close and prepare management reporting of results

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or related field and 10+ years experience in a senior-level finance role at both public and private companies
Strong technical accounting background
Great interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, internally and externally
Meticulous, efficient, and highly organized


The following is a strong plus!
Experience in helping drive toward IPO readiness a plus
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.

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