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Senior Accountant II (SOX Compliance)

Company: TuSimple, Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves. Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.This opportunity is located in San Diego, CA. Remote friendly during Covid-19.

You can apply to the job with this email address: fin__accounting___senior_accountant_ii_ff5b71532us@ivy.greenhouse.ioCompany OverviewJoin TuSimple and help change the way the world moves. Together, we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock. Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network.
Opportunity OverviewTuSimple's Senior Accountant is a member of the growing Corporate Controllership team, which is moving toward the standardized and global Controllership model. As a SOX compliance accountant, you will play a key role in providing oversight of internal controls over financial reporting ("ICFR"). In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with various business partners in documenting the process over ICFR. You will apply risk assessment and a strategic thinking mindset to evaluate the design of internal controls, identify weaknesses, and recommend solutions and process improvements that lead to increased efficiencies, enhanced ICFR, and SOX compliance.As the company continues to grow, the role may require you to participate in other tasks under the purview of Corporate Controllership. This may include, but is not limited to: monthly consolidations of financial statements for our U.S. and international entities, quarterly and annual financial reporting, and performing research and preparing memos over complex accounting matters.You are a team player who is passionate about what you do. You pay attention to details, stay organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills, adapt to new situations, and can work independently in a fast-paced environment.Join us and be a part of excellence!
Role Responsibilities

  • Perform business process walkthroughs and document business process narratives and/or business process flows
  • Perform testing procedures on SOX controls and document testing results
  • Proactively identify emerging business and technical risks, issues, and developments in a timely manner for action and incorporation into the SOX compliance program documentation
  • Identify internal control deficiencies and ensure timely implementation of corrective action plans
  • Assist with preparation of annual SOX risk assessment, including determining materiality, identifying in-scope processes and significant accounts, and linking key assertions
  • Prepare formal memos related to scoping and control deficiency assessment to support the ICFR assessment
  • Assist with training to business functions with respect to internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Collaborate with management to develop solutions to complex business risks by developing actionable plans to resolve audit findings
  • Support external auditors to provide requested information
    Experience & Skills Required
    • Bachelor's Degree or above in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
    • Work experience in Public Accounting or Public Company Corporate Accounting department, highly preferred
    • 4-6+ years of relevant experience
    • Strong understanding of SOX testing methodologies, risk assessment practices, GAAP, the COSO framework, and PCAOB standards
    • Experience with NetSuite, Vena, Fluence, and Workiva, preferred
    • Ability to solve problems creatively and adapt to changing work priorities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to present complex issues in a simple and easy to understand manner
    • Sense of urgency with ability to complete tasks within designated time frames
    • Entrepreneurial self-starter, able to work in a fast-paced environment in both a team setting and individually
    • Exceptionally diligent with an incredible attention to detail.
    • Intellectually curious with a high degree of dedication to improvement, strong sense of ownership and demonstrated ability
    • Comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments while meeting deadlines and demanding quality execution.
      Behavioral Competencies
      • Entrepreneurial self-starter, with proven ability to effectively work in ambiguous environments and drive continuous improvement
      • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team; capable of effectively engaging with professional staff.
      • Exceptionally diligent with an incredible attention to detail.
      • Ability and desire to roll up their sleeves and contribute to day-to-day tasks, as needed.
      • Intellectually curious with a high degree of dedication to improvement, strong sense of ownership and demonstrated ability to think "outside of the box" and track record of successfully streamlining workflows and processes.
      • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Capable of listening and obtaining clarification, changing approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, understand and interpret stakeholder needs.
      • Proven ability to organize, set priorities, and exercise sound judgment within areas of assigned responsibility, while maintaining quality of execution throughout aggressive deadlines, changing priorities, and evolving operations.
      • Strong ability to actively seek opportunities to consult, influence, build and sustain successful relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
      • Data-driven, fact-based decision maker with established understanding of business implication.
      • Highly resourceful, a demonstrated history of independently locating information and resources necessary to accomplish objectives.
      • Ability to quickly build trust and rapport with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
      • Strong presentation skills with the ability to confidently present to senior management, the Board of Directors, and outside partners.
      • Comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
      • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments while meeting deadlines and demanding quality execution.
        TuSimple Benefits
        • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
        • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
        • Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
        • Gym membership reimbursement
        • Monthly team building budget
        • Learning/education budget
        • Employer-paid life insurance
        • Employer-paid long and short disability
          TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.This opportunity is located in San Diego, CA. Remote friendly during Covid-19.

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Keywords: TuSimple, Inc., Austin , Senior Accountant II (SOX Compliance), Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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