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Manager, Accounting Operations

San Francisco Bay Area

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Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission. Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be playing a pivotal role on a small and close-knit Finance team. You will provide support to the Finance team in the areas of payroll and accounts payable, with a heavy focus on inventory and other fixed assets. The ideal candidate will be conscientious and discrete while showing a meticulous attention to detail.

What you'll do

  • Oversee timely and accurately processing of payroll in compliance with the company’s policies and with federal, state and local tax regulations
  • Ensure all regulatory payroll filings are completed timely and accurately
  • Coordinate with the HR manager to stay current on regulations, benefits changes, and labor laws impacting the payroll process
  • Register our business with different state and federal agencies as needed, research state-specific tax requirements, and implement within our systems
  • Oversee accounts payable, and verify the accuracy of vendor payments
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of accounts payable against fixed assets records and diagnose variances
  • Generate and track monthly customer invoices and payments
  • Assist with annual audit and tax review
  • Generate procedures to streamline company efficiency, and create internal templates to be used by the company
  • Assist the finance team with special projects as necessary

Who you are

  • Earned a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or equivalent
  • Have 3+ years of experience in payroll, accounting, and bookkeeping
  • Have experience managing an individual or small team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (primarily Excel)
  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP
  • Able to adapt to change and learn quickly, work independently and cross-functionally, and prioritize work to achieve objectives and timelines
  • Well-organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Proactive in finding discrepancies and their resolution
  • Strong communicator, with both written and verbal

  • Nice to have's
  • Accounting experience with NetSuite
  • Experience with payroll software and expense reporting systems, such as Paylocity,, and Airbase
  • Experience with an inventory management software such as Fishbowl

Vicarious is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.