Staff Accountant

Company: Voyager Space
Location: Denver, CO

About Voyager Space:

Voyager was founded to address the growing needs for space infrastructure and technology that can better humanity’s future and enable the rapidly expanding space economy. We design and develop commercial space stations and innovative systems to revolutionize commercial space opportunities. Our space infrastructure supports customer utilization needs, and our leading mission management team guides space journeys from start to finish. We are also developing the technology supply chain that enables a safe, open, and affordable space ecosystem. Our solutions are focused on spacecraft communications, propulsion, Earth and space visualization systems, on-orbit servicing & space sustainability, and other advanced solutions.

Importantly, we are dedicated to using cutting-edge space technology to help solve society’s most pressing environmental and social vulnerabilities, while also ensuring our future in space reflects humanity’s values of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. We operate on a global scale, with over 1500 missions launched and customers in over 35 nations, ranging from elementary school students to leading international corporations.

About the Position:

The Company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced General Ledger Accountant to support the general accounting operations, reporting and audits for Voyager and certain of its subsidiaries. Working under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgement, the General Ledger Accountant prepares financial information and reports, supports the weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end close activities, performs intercompany transactions and account reconciliations, and ensures the accuracy of financial statements in compliance with US GAAP and internal policies.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Operations:

  • Coordinate and oversee assigned accounting processes Voyager and certain of its subsidiaries
  • Analyze financial data and extract relevant information
  • Assist with identification and implementation of process improvement initiatives for Voyager’s subsidiaries
  • Support the external audit of the company’s quarterly and annual financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor questions and requests

General Ledger / Month-End:

  • Perform General Ledger accounting duties including analyzing and assuring the accuracy of general ledger account activities, and preparing journal entries on a regular basis
  • Obtain an understanding of established internal controls and accounting policies and procedures and effectively improve, maintain and enforce such controls, policies and procedures
  • Support month-end close procedures, including preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and analyses of results
  • Areas of responsibility will primarily include cash, prepaid expenses and other assets, intercompany transactions, fixed assets, accruals, and coding of expenses
  • Perform GAAP conversion from local GAAP to US GAAP for the subsidiaries, if applicable

Financial Reporting:

  • Identify opportunities to streamline processes to increase timeliness, efficiency and improve the accuracy of financial reporting
  • Assist with running standard and ad-hoc reports along with developing new accounting templates


Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

Leadership / Interpersonal:

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to apply critical decision making with shifting priorities
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment with the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Detail and process-oriented; good understanding of business and financial issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp new concepts

Functional:

  • Experience with general ledger accounting in a public company environment
  • Prior experience supporting IPO / public offering, mergers and acquisitions process or other financial transactions is a plus
  • Industry (Space, Engineering, Construction) knowledge is a plus, but not required

Technical:

  • Strong accounting background with thorough knowledge of current U.S. GAAP required
  • Experience with ERP Systems, such as NetSuite, is a plus
  • Ability to work proficiently within excel
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (such as Excel and Word)

Education / Experience:

  • 2+ years of related accounting experience to reflect skills and talent necessary for this role preferred but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

Compensation:

Competitive with industry standard.