Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Lead | Finance

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South Burlington, VT, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-05

Category: transportation

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Full time

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About the company:

BETA Technologies is creating an electric transportation ecosystem that’s safe, reliable and sustainable. A relentlessly focused team is building an extensive charging infrastructure and ALIA, the world’s most technologically advanced electric vertical aircraft (EVA).

BETA’s platform and products are strikingly simple. Prioritization of safety and a pragmatic approach to certification drive elegant redundancy, appropriate diversity of implementation and simplicity of control. ALIA’s fixed-pitch propellers and centrally located batteries make it an inherently stable aircraft that is safe to fly and easy to maneuver.

At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

This position will initially build the foundation for three distinct areas within the finance function at Beta. The ideal candidate will be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time while utilizing consultants to support the functions where necessary. We anticipate the position will evolve over time to specialize within the internal control or the financial reporting/technical accounting responsibilities. The position will require a team player and an individual with excellent communication skills. The candidate must be comfortable presenting progress to management, and have a core knowledge of GAAP accounting for complex transactions. Comfort with both SEC and GAAP reporting requirements would also be beneficial. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

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Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ([email protected]). We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Managing the external reporting function 
  • Identifying and analyzing complex accounting matters under GAAP and ensuring proper reporting
  • Serving as the internal expert on US GAAP and accounting regulations
  • Implementing systems and processes to track reporting needs as well as internal controls
  • Preparing and/or reviewing technical accounting items such as stock-based compensation, warrants, EPS, equity roll forward, cash flow statement
  • Assisting other team members as needed with investor or customer relations, including preparation of materials
  • Developing and leading a team that adheres to the financial reporting and internal control requirements
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA License
  • 10+ years in a technical accounting environment, public experience preferred
  • Strong organization, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and report on progress
  • Experience in developing and mentoring a team to work collectively and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong computer aptitude, which includes expertise in Visio as well as experience with accounting software 
  • Analytical skills with particular attention to detail
  • Experience with large-scale ERP systems
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • SOX experience
  • Experience with PLEX ERP
  • Public company financial reporting knowledge and/or internal controls
  • Experience with BlackLine, lease accounting software, SAP Concur, and/or Carta Equity Platform
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