Accountant at Relativity Space
Team and Role Overview
The Accounting team plays a critical role in business. Here at Relativity, the team collects and maintains the business’s financial activities in accordance with US GAAP, which ensures the ability to provide accurate financial reports for strategic planning and decision-making purposes as well as quarterly reports to investors and lending institutions.
To support the growth of the company, as the Accountant, you will be an essential addition to the accounting team. You will be reporting to the Financial Controller and providing assistance on month-end closes, account reconciliations, accounts payable, sales/use tax reporting, internal/external audits, general bookkeeping, and other projects as assigned.
The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives
We want to send 3-D printed rockets to space! To help the company achieve this mission/goal, we need to make sure that our financial reports are accurate and that our spending is on track. You will ensure that the business’s financial activities are recorded correctly and vendor payments are processed according to the payment terms established with vendors. The result of your work will ensure compliance and provide the groundwork for greater financial strategies.
In order to support the day-to-day efforts needed for proper financial data processing and month-end closing, you must be able to demonstrate your knowledge in double-entry accrual accounting. During month-end close, you will be preparing monthly standard journal entries and performing reconciliations such as fixed assets, prepaid expenses, credit cards, and other balance sheet accounts. You will need to have moderate familiarity with GAAP and understanding on processes and workflows in order to succeed in this role.
We expect you to have high integrity, a "can-do" attitude, teachability, and good communication skills. You enjoy learning and growing and have a team player mindset. You are not afraid of challenges and have a track record of meeting deadlines and taking a proactive approach to your work. Ideally, you have past involvements in external audit(s), ERP implementation, and process automation. Space manufacturing industry background is a plus.
Minimum Required Skills and Competencies
- Bachelor degree in accounting or finance, and 3 years of technical/hands-on accounting experience
- Intermediate understanding of US GAAP, including double-entry accrual accounting
- Intermediate Excel skills
- Internal/external audit experience
Preferred Skills and Competencies
- Space/manufacturing industry experience
- ERP implementation involvement
- ERP software experience
- Process automation experience
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.
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.