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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
San Francisco, CA    Posted: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve peoples lives with the worlds best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization.

Lyft is looking to hire a qualified & experienced Manager to its Accounting team. This is a crucial role that will help manage revenue accounting, offering a significant growth opportunity as it encompasses day to day controllership duties as well as involvement on a number of project-based initiatives. The candidate should expect to leverage current skill-sets while also focusing on learning quickly & adding value to the current processes.


  • Oversee daily revenue operations for the majority of financial statement processes & reporting
  • Assist in working with the data team in determining the needs of the accounting team
  • Assist in managing the monthly close process & reconciliations
  • Assist in managing portions of the balance sheet & income statement review
  • Assist in managing external audits & reviews, including preparation & ongoing support
  • Assist in documentation/implementation of internal controls & SOX
  • Perform special, ad-hoc projects in Accounting/Finance as requested


  • BS in Accounting/Finance, CPA license preferred
  • 6+ years in Accounting, including Big 4 experience
  • Experience managing teams, setting strategies, & mentoring direct reports
  • Experience with SOX, internal controls, & working in a public market company environment preferred
  • Experience with working with engineering, data, & other technical teams preferred
  • Strong organizational, verbal, & written communication skills
  • Strong accounting research & problem-solving skills with a focus on revenue recognition
  • Highly detail-oriented & able to multitask
  • Strong quantitative & qualitative analytical skills must have significant experience in Microsoft & Google applications; Oracle is strongly preferred
  • Able to operate independently & as part of a larger functional team


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 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
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive & diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state & local law. 

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