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Senior Accountant I

Company: TuSimple, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves. Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

This opportunity is located in San Diego, CA. Remote friendly during Covid-19.

You can apply to the job with this email address:

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock. Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!

Opportunity Overview

TuSimple's Senior Accountant is a member of the evolving global Controllership team, which is moving toward the
standardized and global Controllership model. They will participate in the teams' undertaking of its transformation towards the
deployment of stream-lined, standardized tools and technologies, as well as accounting, reporting, and business support
processes. In addition, the Senior Accountant is responsible for performing multiple accounting activities that require an
understanding of accounting and operational aspects of finance, accounting, and business systems. They will utilize NetSuite
as well as a variety of complementary systems for consolidation, planning, and close management, and are instrumental in
ensuring accurate and timely submissions of actuals to TuSimple's senior management.

The Senior Accountant is well-organized and possesses strong leadership, analytical, communication, and financial systems
and tools skills. They are meticulous with details and unrelenting when it comes to meeting deadlines and helping the business
move forward with fiscal prudence, to ensure its success.

Join us and be a part of excellence!

Role Responsibilities

Leads the North American payroll function, overseeing all aspects of payroll including, ensuring compliance with organizational policies and government regulations, driving superb internal customer service, and scaling and refining payroll processes to improve efficiencies and incorporate best practices
Executes timely and accurate financial activities in support of business partners in multiple areas: revenue, cost
accounting, gross margin, SGA expenses, AR & AP, fixed assets, prepaids, among others.
Conducts a variety of reconciliations to support transactional integrity and is responsible for assigned entity month-end
closing activities, including, journal entry preparation, and account analysis.
Prepares and processes journal entries, ensuring consistent and accurate accounting of transactions, GL/department
coding, and financial statement presentations.
Assists in preparation and analysis of monthly financial reporting packages for the US TuSimple business.
Ensures compliance with SOX, internal controls, TuSimple specific policies and procedures.
Provides support for internal and external audits and corporate tax requests.
Maintains and updates standard documentation, operating procedures and flowcharts for assigned activities.
Provides guidance on accounting impacts associated with special projects and/or non-routine transactions.
Operates independently and is flexible in a changing environment and challenges the status quo.
Performs configuration and testing related to existing or new processes/implementations as needed.
Participates in TuSimple's process improvement reviews across current finance structure, identifies areas requiring
change and supports the change process.
Provides responsive, high quality service to TuSimple business leaders by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date
information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.
Maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Supports all Company initiatives and ad-hoc requests as identified by TuSimple management.
Supports the Consolidation of multiple entities within a complex multi-national company.

Experience & Skills Required

Associate's Degree+ in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
5 years accounting experience
Experience with NetSuite or other ERP systems, strongly preferred.
CPA Certification, preferred
Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP, with proven ability to research and clearly articulate and document technical
accounting issues.
Strong knowledge of accounting transactions used in controlling subsidiary account accruals, deferrals, estimated items,
sales and collections, closing procedures, receivables, and payables. Includes ability to manage journal entries, prepare
month-end statements and other accounting and audit reports including the appropriate interpretation and analysis.
Solid understanding of the principles and practices used in the preparation and analysis of financial reports, financial
statements, and reconciliations. Proven ability to analyze and interpret a variety of financial reports.
Proven ability to maintain excellent attention to detail and accuracy, particularly when updating and maintaining records,
logs, rosters and registers.
Solid experience building and improving processes and promoting quality.
Proven ability to exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information; analyze and project
consequences of decisions and/or recommendations.
Outstanding organizational and project management skills with extensive experience managing multiple complex
assignments simultaneously

Behavioral Competencies

Entrepreneurial self-starter, with proven ability to effectively work in ambiguous environments and drive continuous improvement
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team; capable of effectively engaging with professional staff.
Exceptionally diligent with an incredible attention to detail.
Ability and desire to roll up their sleeves and contribute to day-to-day tasks, as needed.
Intellectually curious with a high degree of dedication to improvement, strong sense of ownership and demonstrated ability
to think "outside of the box" and track record of successfully streamlining workflows and processes.
Exceptional interpersonal skills. Capable of listening and obtaining clarification, changing approach or method to best fit the
situation. Able to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, understand and interpret stakeholder needs.
Proven ability to organize, set priorities, and exercise sound judgment within areas of assigned responsibility, while
maintaining quality of execution throughout aggressive deadlines, changing priorities, and evolving operations.
Strong ability to actively seek opportunities to consult, influence, build and sustain successful relationships and gain
alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
Data-driven, fact-based decision maker with established understanding of business implication.
Highly resourceful, a demonstrated history of independently locating information and resources necessary to accomplish
objectives.
Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
Strong presentation skills with the ability to confidently present to senior management, the Board of Directors, and outside
partners.
Comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes, and managing multiple projects
simultaneously.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments while meeting deadlines and demanding quality
execution.

TuSimple Benefits

100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
Gym membership reimbursement
Monthly team building budget
Learning/education budget
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

This opportunity is located in San Diego, CA. Remote friendly during Covid-19.

You can apply to the job with this email address:
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