Senior Accounting Manager at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Mountain View, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Finance

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all- electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accounting Manager to join our Finance and Accounting team. You will be responsible for the General Accounting and Accounts Payable processes, as well as coordinating the closing process. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who likes working in an exciting and dynamic environment. This is a key role to help us assess and implement new accounting processes, procedures, and systems.


  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, fixed assets, inventory, general ledger, and indirect taxes
  • Manage inventory close and provide proper guidance to senior accountant
  • Manage fixed assets close and provide proper guidance to senior accountant
  • Implement process for allocation of costs (IT, facilities, depreciation, overhead costs to inventory, etc.)
  • Lead the Finance department in month and year-end related closing activities, helping to ensure all financial statements have proper coding and accruals
  • Consolidation and foreign currency transactions & translation
  • Prepare, review and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and complement on a monthly basis and ensure financial statements are in accordance with US GAAP
  • Ensure reconciliations of all balance sheet account balances are completed monthly
  • Key supporter of the annual financial audit process
  • Continuously assess current practices and procedures, make recommendations for improvements and implement new practices and procedures where needed that can scale with the Company’s growth
  • Develop relationships within and outside of Finance to understand the current business environment and inputs and outputs of Accounting information.
  • Improve department efficiency, working on process changes and establishing departmental performance metrics.
  • Maintain a monthly reporting package to senior management covering key financial metrics and performance
  • Preparation of reports and presentations as needed
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships
  • Maintain all corporate policies related to accounting matters and ensure controls over all accounting transactions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 8+ years of accounting or financial management experience, including general ledger, month-end close, and reconciliations.
  • Significant experience in working with ERP systems. Netsuite preferred
  • Ability to write organized and accurate reports and other documents.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately, and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and business partnering skills
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills to effectively present to and engage with a wide range of audiences
  • Expertise in MS Excel and exposure to Google Sheets.
  • Highly-organized and strong attention-to-detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately, and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information.
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP. CPA preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections


  • Experience with Netsuite, and SAP a strong plus
  • Big company and start-up experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment


We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Accounting Manager
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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