Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-07

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Staff Accountant

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are currently seeking an Staff Accountant to perform accounting tasks in collaboration with internal departments. You will be ensuring accuracy of our financial information, providing assurance that our accounting practices adhere to regulations, and performing general ledger entries and account reconciliations. To ensure success for this position, you should demonstrate sound knowledge of best practices in general ledger accounting and experience in a similar role. An ideal candidate in this role will be someone with automotive/manufacturing industry and/or public company background.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The Role:

  • Prepare and manage general ledger entries related to various general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts related to Prepaids, Accruals, Deposits, Deferred Rent, etc. at period end to ensure balances are fully supported
  • Perform account analysis to ensure journal entries and balances are correct
  • Review lease agreements and prepare deferred rent schedules including ST and LT classification of such balances and release of such deferred rent into P&L
  • Prepare quarterly cash flows on a consolidated basis
  • Assist with implementation of processes and control in accordance with SOX compliance. Evaluate processes/controls to improve efficiency (through various techniques such as process streamlining and/or automation) and effectiveness on a continuous basis.
  • Work with external auditors and manage audit requests to drive timely completion of annual audits.
  • Work effectively in a high growth environment and demonstrate strong analytical, excel, and problem-solving skills.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and operational innovation and regularly interact with business owners and management on accounting matters.
  • Special projects and other ad hoc assignments as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience in General ledger accounting or similar is preferred
  • Relevant background in publicly traded automotive industry or manufacturing companies (preferred)
  • Excellent MS Excel skills 
  • Highly effective communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to develop strong partnerships and influence people effectively 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and/or the equivalent in experience. 
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX compliance.
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a plus