lyft U.S. Anywhere Full-time 2022-07-29

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is looking to hire a qualified and 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 and adding value to the current processes.


  • Oversee daily revenue operations for the majority of financial statement processes and reporting
  • Manage the monthly close process and act as reviewer for journal entries, reconciliations, and fluxes
  • Manage one senior accountant as direct report
  • Drive key process improvement projects to continuously reduce the Accounting Close Cycle duration as main revenue accounting advisor and working with key stakeholders as needed
  • Assist in managing portions of the balance sheet and income statement review
  • Assist in managing external audits and reviews, including preparation and ongoing support
  • Assist in documentation/implementation of internal controls and SOX
  • Assist in SAS100 flux analyses as needed
  • Perform special, ad-hoc projects in Accounting/Finance as requested


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


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building 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, and 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

For candidates living in Colorado the expected base pay range is $100,000 $115,000 and depending on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location.

This role is work-from-anywhere, excluding the following states and all U.S. territories: Alabama, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Puerto Rico

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and 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 and local law. 

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States and Canada in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule, remote, or as a visitor) are required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and up to date against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated and up to date means an employee has: 1) received all recommended doses in a primary series of COVID-19 vaccine; and 2) either has received a booster dose or is not yet eligible to receive a booster dose but will do so when eligible. Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws. Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process. New employees must provide proof of full vaccination or receive an accommodation exception approval prior to their start date