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...

Job Purpose

The Accounts Payable Specialist position is responsible for reviewing, inputting and imaging payable invoices, processing weekly payments and assisting with month end close procedures. This position requires a strong understanding of accounts payable practices and works closely with Accounting, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, Operations & FP&A and provide critical support in ensuring compliance with SOX, US GAAP and company policies.


  • Reviews and enters invoices in accounting system manually and electronically
  • Audits transactions to ensure they follow proper company policies and procedures
  • Support the analysis of purchase order requisitions being initiated within company policy.
  • Assistance with Concur analyzing, auditing and reporting.
  • Assistance with month end accrual
  • Processes weekly vendor payments, expense reimbursements and creates reports for verification
  • Reconciles monthly vendor statements
  • Assists with month end close
  • Assists with audits and special projects
  • Interacts and effectively communicates with vendors and various internal departments
  • Shares experience and knowledge to better department
  • Reviews, processes and images vendor invoices
  • Helps file as needed
  • Consistently arrives promptly to work the assigned schedule
  • Responsible for maintaining discretion related to all confidential/sensitive company and customer information
  • Performs other requested tasks and duties


  • 2-4 years accounting experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in Outlook and Word; knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Oracle a plus
  • 5-7 years prior Accounts Payable experience required.
  • Is committed to working scheduled hours and has the flexibility to work additional hours based on changing business needs
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment.
  • Flexible, with a positive attitude and passion for knowledge
  • Possesses focused attention to detail while working quickly and accurately under pressure

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.