Accounting Manager
San Diego, California - Full Time

Aptera Motors delivers the most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs) with
breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science and manufacturing. The first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles, Aptera has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. Its unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today.

As an Accounting Manager, you will oversee Aptera’s organizational systems for gathering data, analyzing information, confirming the accuracy of your staff’s reports, and providing recommendations for improving accounting methods. You will guide the implementation of new financial initiatives and generate reports to share progress with your team.

You will:
● Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including month and
end-year process, accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger, payroll and
utilities, treasury, budgeting, and cash forecasting
● Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
● Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles
● Coordinate and complete annual audits
● Provide recommendations
● Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
● Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
● Meet financial accounting objectives
● Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
● Stay current on evolving Accounting Standards pronouncements and updates under prevailing regulatory bodies (FASB, SEC), incorporating into current Company policy as necessary
● Anticipate risk, new/changed systems, process and accounting literature/regulations,
assessing impact on current/future operations and overall environment

Your skills include:
● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
● Proven work experience as Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor, or Finance Manager
● Ability to work under extreme uncertainty
● Experience with NetSuite
● Experience in the Manufacturing Industry
● Public company experience
● Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
● Accuracy and attention to detail
● Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
● Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
● Ability to work effectively in a hybrid work environment
● Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations
● Ability to direct and supervise

You are expected to:
● Stay driven, exceptional, and efficient
● Achieve 30-60-90 day plan
○ 30-day target: Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities as an Accounting
Manager independently; working knowledge and integration of Aptera’s purpose and
○ 60-day target: Implementation of knowledge gained in first 30 days to contribute to
Aptera’s mission
○ 90-day target: Ability to utilize knowledge and experience gained in first 60 days to
appropriately and effectively train others and/or lead a team

Aptera designs electric vehicles with extreme efficiency, using low-drag aerodynamics inspired by nature, able to travel 1,000 miles on a single charge and power themselves just by being parked in the sun. Aptera's purpose, our drive, is to bring freedom to people and the planet, and that's what keeps us accelerating into the future.