Senior Accountant

August 2, 2018






Internal Audit


Palo Alto, Calif.


Aurora works at the intersection of rigorous engineering and applied machine learning to address one of the most challenging, important, and interesting opportunities of our generation: transforming the way people and goods move. Founded by three of the world’s leaders of the self-driving vehicle industry, we design the software and hardware that will power the next revolution in transportation. We partner with others as we believe this allows us to move more quickly than any one company can move alone. Aurora hires people who want to build the future of transportation.

We are searching for a Staff Accountant to join the Finance & Accounting team. We are building a high-performing team, focused on providing value to our customers, accurate financial reporting, and quickly delivering results with a strong sense of urgency and accountability.


  • Execute transactional billing activities, such as accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including cash, accounts receivable, prepaids, fixed-assets, accounts payable, and accrued liabilities.
  • Reconciliation and payment of employee expense reports and company credit cards using Expensify.
  • Recording manual journal entries.
  • Assist in the preparation and recommend operating and personnel budgets for approval.
  • Perform administrative duties such as maintaining schedules, filing, transcription and the production of forms.
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions.
  • Prepare 1099 and Sales & Use tax reporting.


  • Essential Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
  • 3 or more years of accounting experience.
  • Experience working with US generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Experience with NetSuite,, and Expensify preferred.
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good presentation skills for educating internal clients on accounting principles.
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

Fortune 1000 Company?


Job Type

Full Time

Career Level


Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Julian Sproul