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Accountant - Bird

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Remote - USA
Job Description

Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 300 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

As our business of changing the world through shared micro-mobility services continues to scale and consumers now begin searching for alternative modes of transportation with fewer crowds, we are seeking a full-time Accountant to join our accounting team! This position plays a critical role to support the Company’s continued growth by building the framework for inventory, deposits, fixed assets and month end close activities. The Accountant will be responsible for recording inventory, deposits and fixed assets at Bird! This position will perform monthly and quarterly close activities for the aforementioned areas and related accounts, prepare related journal entries and reports for auditors and management. This position is an individual contributor, reports to the Senior Manager of Accounting, and will be part of a highly motivated and collaborative team!


  •  Recognize inventory, deposits and fixed assets in accordance with company policy and GAAP
  • Support the monthly close process in preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and flux analysis.
  • Assist in ad-hoc analysis and projects for operations and accounting teams
  • Prepare support and provide to external auditors to meet requests in a timely manner


  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles including but not limited to audit requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Focus on quality with the ability to follow detailed procedures, create documentation of processes and maintain compliance with regulatory controls
  • Bachelor's degree and 1+ years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to think outside the box and solve problems in ambiguous environments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to articulate verbally and written, willingness to appropriately explain difficult issues; ability to think quickly and thoughtfully
  • Ability to excel in a fast growing/fast paced environment delivering accuracy while managing to deadlines where adaptability is imperative
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage a high volume of requests
  • Ability to understand broader business, operational and financial issues
  • Innate attention to detail
  • Thrive in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NetSuite preferred

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare package, childcare support, pre-tax spending accounts, mental health resources, a work from home stipend, a wellness stipend, and a whole host of other out of the box benefits that meet you where you are.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

Bird Headquarters Location

Santa Monica, CA

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Bird Company Size

Between 500 - 1,000 employees

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Bird Funding Rounds

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  • Post Ipo Equity

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Post Ipo Equity

    $160,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $75,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $275,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $158,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $15,000,000 USD