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EM4 Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Luminar is a global automotive technology company ushering in a new era of vehicle safety and autonomy. For the past decade, Luminar has built an advanced hardware and software/AI platform to enable its more than 50 industry partners, including the majority of global automotive OEMs. From consumer vehicle programs with Volvo Cars and Mercedes-Benz to technology partnerships including NVIDIA and Mobileye, Luminar is poised to be the first automotive technology company to enable next-generation safety and autonomous capabilities for global production vehicles. For more information please visit www.luminartech.com.

Job description Accounting Manager - EM4

Job duties

  • Review customer contracts to ensure consistent application of revenue recognition policies in accordance with US GAAP. Determine the appropriate accounting treatment and document conclusions
  • Partner with Contract Administrator, Legal, FP&A and Operations during contract negotiations and provide recommendations from the revenue recognition standpoint
  • Prepare revenue calculations for NRE services and product revenue
  • Assist with month-end close deliverables and review journal entries, account reconciliations, and fluctuation analyses
  • Lead and manage development, maintenance, documentation and implementation of internal controls and provide coaching on SOX-related documentation
  • Assist with the preparation of technical accounting memos
  • Assist with audit requests and interface with the Company’s internal and external auditors
  • Manage system automation and system implementation projects
  • Assist with or lead ad-hoc reporting requests and projects as needed.

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Big 4 experience required and an active CPA preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Detailed knowledge of ASC 606 and relevant current accounting rules relating to NRE services and product revenue recognition, experience in analyzing customer contracts and review of ASC 606 checklists
  • Experience with DCAA/government project accounting is preferred
  • Understanding of Order to cash (OTC), Procure to Pay (PTP), Design to build business processes
  • Understanding of gross margin, COGS components, inventory and production accounting is preferred
  • Experience with the development and implementation of internal controls for SOX 404 compliance
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized individual with the ability to manage multiple assignments and work with tight deadlines
  • Ability to expand job responsibilities, suggest improvements, and collaborate with others to generate ideas for improved processes
  • Self-driven, high initiative individual, and a strong team player with upbeat positive and flexible attitude

At EM4, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. This role pays a base between $110,000.00and $150,000.00* per year. Within this range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. You will also be eligible to receive other benefits including: equity in the form of restricted stock unit awards, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 401k plan, life and disability benefits, flexible time off, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement for formal education related to advancing your career at EM4. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire and schedule type.*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.

EM4 is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview at the company.