Staff Accountant

Foster City, CA
Finance – Finance
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a broad range of accounting functions, including activities related to the fixed asset account and a supporting role over general ledger activities, monthly and year-end close, governmental tax filings, and annual financial audit. The successful candidate will be dedicated, trustworthy, assertive, detail oriented and customer-focused with excellent communication skills. They must be able to handle multiple projects and tasks to meet deadlines under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. This is a job for someone willing to take full ownership of their workload, support the overall accounting function, and interact with employees throughout the organization.


    • Compile accurate and timely capitalized fixed asset listings and depreciation tables in accordance with U.S. GAAP 
    • Partner with business groups on validating asset classification, functionality and impairment including reviews of purchase orders and invoices for proper general ledger account coding of purchases
    • Assist on monthly fixed asset spend, account analysis, discrepancies and month end flux explanationsIn charge of periodic physical asset counts and tagging of assets
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly accounts reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance 
    • Assist in month-end close calendar tasks including analyzing accruals and preparing journal entries 
    • Prepare governmental tax filings (e.g., property and use tax)
    • Support annual audit process by preparing schedules
    • Assist on technical accounting research of complex accounting issues
    • Recommends improvements to the company’s internal control processes
    • Perform special projects as requested 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required
    • Minimum 3 year of general accounting experience
    • Possess a solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal controls processes
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to solve problems independently
    • Positive attitude, team player and ability to quickly adapt to changes
    • Microsoft Office suite and proficiency with Excel (intermediate level to include pivot tables, vlookups, etc)

Bonus Qualifications

    • Experience with SAP ERP
    • Big four accounting firm experience
    • Manufacturing company experience
    • CPA license

Zoox is a robotics company developing fully-autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution. 

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A Final Note:You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.