Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary

As a Senior Corporate Accountant, you will be responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of corporate accounting, including reconciliations, journal entries, reporting, and process improvement. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding US GAAP Accounting principles and practices. The candidate should also be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively.


  • Perform monthly reconciliations of intercompany accounts to ensure accurate recording and elimination of transactions between affiliated companies;
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or variances in intercompany accounts promptly, collaborating with cross-functional teams when necessary;
  • Prepare and post journal entries for intercompany transactions, adjustments, and other related accounting entries in Blackline;
  • Prepare monthly intercompany balance sheet account reconciliations in Blackline;
  • Prepare a month-end consolidated intercompany matching schedule;
  • Monitor intercompany transactions, ensuring they are appropriately documented, recorded, and comply with company policies and accounting standards;
  • Assist in the month-end and year-end closing processes, specifically focusing on intercompany reconciliations and eliminations;
  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls over intercompany transactions, minimizing the risk of errors and fraud;
  • Ensure that all intercompany balances are properly eliminating in consolidation;
  • Prepare intercompany settlement file and coordinate with cross-functional teams on the settlement process;
  • Support the implementation of a new intercompany matching and reconciliation tool;
  • Maintain the documentation of existing and new intercompany processes and procedures;
  • Identify opportunities to enhance intercompany accounting processes, streamline workflows, and implement best practices to achieve greater efficiency and accuracy;
  • Analyze and document the FX impact of all intercompany transactions;
  • Support internal and external audit requests;
  • Assist with the monthly global consolidation process in SAP Group Reporting;
  • Assist with internal management reporting and statutory reporting requests;
    .Work on special projects, as needed;


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or finance is a must;
  • CPA preferred, but not required; must have a minimum of 150 semester units to sit for the CPA exam;
  • SAP S/4HANA experience preferred;
  • Blackline experience preferred;
  • Exposure to consolidations systems such as SAP Group Reporting, Oracle FCCS/HFM, or OneStream a plus;
  • 3+ years of corporate or public accounting work experience;
  • Strong understanding of intercompany eliminations, foreign currency translation, and topside adjusting journal entries;
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. GAAP and the ability to research accounting guidance;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively;
  • Analytical mind with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams and promote a positive work environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Constant desire to learn and challenge others to find the best solution, not afraid of failure;
  • Ability to be adaptable to change, both big and small;
  • Proven ability in developing, implementing, and maintaining process improvements;
  • Familiarity with multinational corporations and intercompany complexities is an advantage but not required.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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