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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
New York    Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is looking for a diligent & enthusiastic leader to join as our first Cost Accounting Manager. Its an excellent opportunity to take charge of a critical Accounting area as part of the Finance team. You will play a crucial role as you will be responsible for developing & implementing policies for tracking & costing a large & growing pool of company assets. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, you will work closely with the Global Logistics team & provide critical support in ensuring compliance with US GAAP & related accounting rules.


  • Implement & maintain systems & Sarbanes-Oxley-compliant processes for tracking wellover $150 million of bike fleet & other assets
  • Ensure asset costing policies are clearly defined & consistently implemented
  • Perform quarterly cost variance analysis, & maintain accurate costing records
  • Develop & execute a review process for asset adjustments, including setting processes & approval thresholds, developing a reporting & review process, & actively reviewing & approving inventory/in-process adjustments
  • Lead & coordinate periodic asset counts
  • Analyze aging reports & review turnover of inventory/in-process materials for possible impairment & calculate any necessary reserves
  • Maintain process documentation & look for opportunities to automate & improve daily account processes

Experience & Skills:

  • BS degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, with at least 2 years in fixed asset management, preferably in an environment with manufacturing and/or assembly
  • Willing to question processes & procedures to ensure that work is being completed in an efficient manner
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with ERP asset tracking systems - NetSuite a plus
  • Excellent organization & interpersonal skills; ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter & problem solver
  • Understanding of inter-company transactions & how they are eliminated
  • Experience with Inventory transactions & three-way match for billing preferred
  • Understanding of inter-company transactions & how they are eliminated preferred
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, growing, startup organization preferred


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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