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The Proterra Story

Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world’s best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive support to the Proterra accounting team as well as management and other site leadership team members. You will be responsible for assisting with month-end close activities, reconciling general ledger accounts and supporting Accounts Payable as well as participation in special projects within the Accounting team are to be expected on an ad-hoc basis.

About the Role – You will:

Manage the completion and analysis of Balance Sheet and expense reconciliations on a monthly basis

Assist the accounting team with monthly journal entries, month end close, and various reporting for internal partners

Assist with audit requirements for external auditors as needed

Process three-way match of invoices to Purchase Order and Receipts

Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct any discrepancies internally or with vendor and ensure an accurate Accounts Payable Aging report

Respond to vendor and internal Proterra inquiries

Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately and in a useful manner, in accordance with Company’s record retention policy

Other duties as assigned to support the needs of the organization

About Our Group:

As strategic partners, the Accounting and Finance team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.

We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.

We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.

We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!

This position will be part of the Greenville based Accounting and Finance team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.

You will report to the Accounting Supervisor and collaborate with other Accounting and Finance team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.

Position Requirements

About You:

Self-motivation with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization and strong sense of urgency.

Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity and honesty.

Detail-oriented, resourceful, diligent and reliable.

Strong time management and solid organizational skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task while working independently.

Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

Excellent communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

0 – 2 years of accounting experience

Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals, general ledger systems and procedures, and best practices

Contributions to a continuous learning and improvement environment.

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially in Excel

Experience with calculation of currency conversions

Proven problem solving / analytical skills and delivering of high-quality results

Experience using technical information related to job function

Location: Greenville, SC

Travel: 0 – 10%

EOE Statement Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).  

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