Senior Accountant

| Greater Denver Area

The company

Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, helps large enterprises improve safety, increase efficiency, and optimize their workforce. The only company exclusively focused on automating all aspects of yard operations, Outrider eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation by deploying zero-emission systems. Outrider is a private company backed by NEA, 8VC, and other top-tier investors.


The role

Outrider is seeking an experienced and credentialed accounting professional to join our growing finance department. Reporting the corporate Controller, this role is based in Golden, Colorado and is a wonderful opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology.


Responsibilities will vary between operational and financial accounting, with some additional startup responsibilities that offer the opportunity to learn in a fast-paced and engaging environment. This position has the opportunity to grow into a management role for the right candidate.    


    • Support month-end and year-end close process
    • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable, receivable, payroll, credit cards, and fixed assets
    • Reconcile general ledger accounts
    • Review/audit employee expense reports
    • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
    • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
    • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
    • Provide technical support and advice to various stakeholders
    • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
    • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
    • Provide input into department’s OKR & goal setting process
    • Prepare financial statements and produce budgets according to schedule
    • Assist with sales & use tax filings, property taxes, and other tax matters
    • Work closely with outside accounting firms as it relates to audits and taxes
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
    • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
    • Liaise with the finance manager to improve financial procedures
    • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks involving insurance, benefits, vehicle registrations & rebates, and other items

Required qualifications

    • Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting manager/supervisor, chief or senior accountant
    • 3+ yrs experience in progressive accounting or transactional (A/R, A/P, Payroll) roles
    • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
    • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
    • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages such as QuickBooks
    • Advanced MS Excel skills, including Vlookups and pivot tables
    • Highly organized with superior accuracy and attention to detail
    • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
    • Deadline-driven with a can-do, get-it-done-today attitude
    • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
    • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) or advanced degree (MBA)
    • In-depth understanding of entire MS Office suite, Gmail, and other software tools
    • Professional-level verbal and written communications skills

Ideal qualifications

    • Prior experience with ERP system setup preferred
    • Background in a manufacturing company or environment
    • Interest in self-driving, electric vehicles and socially/environmentally responsible companies
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16163 W 45th Drive, Golden, CO 80403

What are Outrider Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
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