Aurora Solar (201-500 Employees, 158% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

Aurora Solar develops solar industry software.

102% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 158% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $20M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

About the role:
Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series C company on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. Aurora makes the software that is enabling society to transition to a world powered by solar power. It’s our goal to have every solar installation in the world pass through our software, which has already been used to design millions of solar projects. Named one of “The Best Places To Work in 2021” by BuiltInSF.com and awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, Aurora is disrupting the energy industry and changing the course of history.
We are looking for a motivated Controller who is excited about leading and scaling a high-performing Accounting team at an organization making a meaningful difference in the world. They will hire, train, and retain a world-class team and implement processes and systems that scale with Aurora’s hyper-growth and set the company up for future success.
We are a passionate and diverse team that aspires to be the best place for the best people and we’re looking for talented individuals to accelerate our exponential growth as we continue to scale. If you are looking for a stimulating and fulfilling role, come join us!

What you’ll do:

    • Plan and execute all accounting processes and activities across the organization to ensure compliance with GAAP and internal financial policies
    • Lead, grow, and strengthen the Accounting team, with a dedication to recruiting, training, and mentoring
    • Build the technical infrastructure and control environment to support the company’s hyper-growth and prepare the company for an IPO and SOX compliance
    • Develop, enhance, implement, and enforce accounting policies and procedures that will improve the overall operation and reduce risks of the business
    • Leverage technology to build scalable/sustainable processes to create efficiencies, streamline accounting operations, and improve the employee experience
    • Establish strong relationships with cross-functional peers
    • Continually evaluate and optimize accounting processes relative to industry best practices
    • Deliver external reporting for investors and the Board of Directors

What we value:

    • Management experience hiring, inspiring, developing, and retaining a high-performing finance team.
    • Expertise in GAAP, financial statements, and SaaS accounting best practices
    • Experience in a high-growth startup, preferably at a software company
    • Proficient in evaluating, implementing, and improving Accounting tools and systems
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to partner effectively across functions and levels throughout the company
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with big picture strategic understanding
    • Ability to manage ambiguity and multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • CPA and experience at a Big 4 or another national accounting firm
Aurora is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workforce of people who believe in and are passionate about creating a future of solar energy for all. We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. We encourage you to apply even if you believe that you do not meet all of the above criteria!
For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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