We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles  will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.

Role and Department Description:

The Accounting team is currently seeking a Senior Manager of Technical Accounting & Reporting. This position will report to the Director of Accounting within the Finance team and will be based at our headquarters in San Francisco, California with the option to be remote. The successful applicant will be responsible for many aspects of technical accounting ranging from proper application of US GAAP to accounting transactions, as well as quarterly consolidated financial statements,  in a fast-paced, non-traditional environment. You will work with the parent company controllership, FP&A, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, Real Estate and various cross functional teams. You will also be involved in the financials submission to the parent company, participate in SOX compliance; interact with our external auditors for annual audits. We are looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast–paced environment to support our continued success.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Oversee technical accounting matters, including carrying out research and documentation for complex and non-standard transactions such as partnerships, various revenue streams, GAAP differences, leases, incentive compensation, M&A, annual impairment assessment)
  • Review of material contracts
  • Partner with the Parent Company Technical Accounting team to ensure consistency with policies
  • Oversee the financial reporting process, including draft financial statements, preparing consolidation cash flow statements, footnotes and MD&A, and completing GAAP checklists
  • Prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
  • Provide financials support to the parent company, including preparing/reviewing supporting schedules, ensure timely completion and review of all assigned general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist in coordinating the annual audit with external auditors
  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

What you must have:

  •  BA in Accounting, CPA is a plus
  • 10 to 12 years of overall general accounting experience, Big 4 experience a plus
  • Ability to research complex accounting matters
  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with individuals throughout the company
  • Must be a self-starter and team player and able to work in a fast pace and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

Bonus Points!

  • CPA/CA
  • Quick learner, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
  • Experience with the AV industry

Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Commuter benefits
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, SoftBank, and T. Rowe Price have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the bleeding-edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We're Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow. 

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.  And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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