Staff Accountant

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Accounting & Finance
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Company Overview:

A rocket company at the core, Relativity Space is on a mission to become the next great commercial launch company. Meeting the needs of a growing demand for space infrastructure, our rockets will revolutionize how we connect and communicate on Earth by getting satellites to space. We have developed a vertically integrated technology platform in which we leverage additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics to 3D print rockets. Our unique approach enables rapid product iteration, allowing us to push the boundaries of what's possible today and unlock the full potential of 3D printing for tomorrow. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.


The Accounting team at Relativity is responsible for the financial integrity of the entire organization. Our functions include general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, financial reporting, audit, tax and compliance, accounts receivable, credit, and cost accounting.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare general ledger journal entries for month-end close
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations, including identifying and resolving variances
  • Prepare explanations for monthly flux analyses
  • Assist in preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements
  • Assist in year-end audit by providing external auditors with supporting documentation
  • Assist in developing internal process improvements, including documenting processes
  • Assist with ad hoc duties and special projects, as needed

What you need to know:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3 years of relevant accounting experience from public accounting or private industry sectors (both a plus!)
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of US GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills (V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and high-level of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Big 4 / regional firm audit / assurance experience (strongly preferred)
  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA), active or inactive
  • Hands-on experience in the financial close process
  • Fast-growing start-ups and/or manufacturing industry experience – space manufacturing even better!
  • Infor LN (previously BAAN) ERP specific experience

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role. Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.

Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here: https://px.sequoia.com/relativityspace
Hiring Range:
$66,000$84,000 USD