Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

About Epirus

Epirus is a high-growth technology company developing software-defined high-power microwave (HPM) systems with devastating counter-electronics effects on modern drone threats. The Epirus Leonidas HPM family of products, empowered by innovations in AI and microelectronics, is human-safe and cost-effective. Distinguishing itself from lasers, Leonidas excels against drone swarms while also bending the cost curve back in DoD's favor - taking drone defeat costs from millions of dollars per drone to pennies on the dollar.

Job Summary: This is an exciting role in an innovative company. The ideal candidate for the position is someone who has experience with financial reporting, and audit processes and possesses a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices. In this role, you will work closely with a talented team led by the Corporate Controller, contributing to the accuracy and integrity of our financial operations. This is a fantastic opportunity for a detail-oriented and experienced Senior Accountant to play a vital role in the continued success and growth of our dynamic organization.


  • Support the monthly close process by managing specific aspects such as accruals, reconciliations, and journal entries.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP and assist in maintaining the integrity of financial results.
  • Participate in annual financial statement audits, working closely with external auditors to provide necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of internal controls and procedures.
  • Support the Controller in overseeing manufacturing and inventory accounting processes, ensuring accurate cost allocation and valuation.
  • Assist in developing and documenting accounting policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA or actively pursuing CPA certification.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial regulations.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with Epicor ERP solution.
  • Prior experience in the aerospace and defense industry is highly desired
  • Collaborative; capable of working across all levels of the organization
  • Organized; comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Cost Accounting or Government accounting experience


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

People are the most important part of Epirus – and always come first. We don’t believe in the word impossible and are always asking “why not” as work to usher in a new paradigm of power efficiency. Our fast-growing team is agile, creative, and innovative. We support a culture of constant learning and sense of belonging among our team members and know that mentorship matters. We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. To deliver on our mission, we are always looking for problem solvers, changemakers and innovators to join our fast-growing team.

As required by the Equal Pay Transparency Act, Epirus provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location.
For the state of California only, the range of starting pay for this role is:
$90,000$111,200 USD