About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

The role reports directly to the Sr Accounting Manager and this position will be responsible to maintain accounting policies and procedures that ensure the highest level of efficiency, while maintaining appropriate internal controls and compliance with US GAAP. The essential duties and responsibilities will Include the month-end close process, maintaining the integrity and accuracy of its general ledger, including sub ledger to ledger reconciliations and account reconciliations, cash/credit card reconciliation, recording of cash activity. This includes using variance analysis to identify unusual trends and missing journal entries, investigation of fluctuations using the ERP system, and documentation of findings.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process journal entries for month-end close
  • Create accounting schedules & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly accruals and prepaid expenses
  • Analyze discrepancies and research and close reconciling items
  • Assist in the review of income statement and balance sheet accounts to support monthly operating review and variance analysis to actual and budget
  • Prepares roll forward schedules (i.e., fixed assets, equity, prepaids, deferred revenue)
  • Support with external audit in the preparation/provision of Prepared By Client (PBC) requests
  • Prepare worksheets for the year end audit
  • Implementation of accounting processes for SOX compliance
  • Identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the job roles area of responsibility
  • Complete month-end close activities in line with the preparation and review of journal entries in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reporting functions
  • Prepare account analysis and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts
  • Communicate/work with other Corporate departments to research reconciling items
  • Maintain accurate, timely and well organized computer and paper files and supporting documentation for areas of responsibility.
  • Utilize systems, policies and procedures to promote appropriate internal controls, best practices and efficient and cost-effective processes.
  • Assist the Director or Accounting with projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5 years of public accounting experience preferred
  • Experience required in deadline driven, multi-tasked, and dynamic environment
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours during month and quarter end close
  • Experience required in deadline driven, multi-tasked, and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills and strong Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Word
  • Work in a fast-paced, hands-on environment
  • Ability to interact and partner with others at all levels in the organization and other work locations
  • ERP experience, Oracle preferred.