As an early mover planning to offer key in-space transportation and infrastructure services, Momentus is at the forefront of the commercialization of space. With an experienced team of aerospace, propulsion, and robotics engineers, Momentus has developed a cost-effective and energy-efficient in-space transport system based on plasma water propulsion technology. 


Daring problems require daring solutions.  We boldly charge into uncharted territory knowing that no matter the outcome we will benefit from the journey and move closer to our goals no matter what. Our teams know that working at Momentus means more than building innovative technology, it means creating entirely new markets in the space economy. We are level-headed, business-minded strategic thinkers intent on providing immediate value to our customers today while simultaneously preparing for the vast possibilities of the future. If this sounds like you, we should talk.


Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Manager has direct responsibility for leading the monthly close, supporting financial audits, and the accounts receivable function. Additionally, the role will be expected to support SEC reporting, SOX controls, and other special finance projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the accounting team through daily, weekly, and monthly tasks culminating in the monthly financial close process
  • Oversee the quarterly and annual financial audits, reviewing and preparing documentation and assist in audit team collaboration and communications
  • Manage the accounts receivable function, collaborating with sales team and customers to ensure proper and timely billing and collections
  • Assist in SEC reporting function by leading accounting team in preparation of all report-supporting documentation and schedules
  • Oversee and manage certain accounting operations to ensure compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, especially with respect to Financial Close & Reporting, Fixed Assets, Order to Cash
  • Take on special finance & accounting oriented projects as needed
  • Develop operational procedures and enhance process efficiencies through automation and elimination of process redundancies
  • Provide regular performance feedback, development, and managerial support to employees with overall responsibility of leading, training, and mentoring for effective performance

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience managing, developing, and mentoring staff
  • Experience with NetSuite a plus
  • Advanced Excel a plus

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience, incl. public company, start-up experience and IPO experience

Salary and option compensation is commensurate with experience and training. This is a full-time position in San Jose, California. This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

To all recruitment agencies: Momentus does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our employees or any company email. Momentus will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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United States, San Jose, CA
Posted a year ago
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