Finance Manager

Sunnyvale, CA

Founded in 2015, Acubed is the Silicon Valley innovation center of Airbus. As a global leader in aerospace, Airbus aims to make things fly. Our mission is to provide a lens into the future for the industry, transforming risk into opportunity to build the future of flight now.

At Acubed, we strive to propel innovation to market faster, broaden the talent pool in emerging aerospace careers and simultaneously help drive a culture change across Airbus.

The Opportunity 

Acubed is seeking a Finance Manager to support in reporting and analyzing the monthly financials of the organization, assisting with forecasting costs of our projects and departments. In this role, you will report to the Director of Finance and support in the implementation of tools and processes that will allow the operations team to provide outstanding support to our internal customers, while sustaining company growth. Additionally, you will collaborate with team members across the entire organization.


Finance Operations

  • Manage and own the month end close process, reporting and analysis
  • Engage with multiple business partners for Financial Planning & Analysis activities, such as ensuring accuracy of accruals, appropriate accounting and true-ups
  • Reconcile financial data across multiple systems to ensure accuracy and transparency of financial data
  • Manage Acubed’s financial structure (cost centers, accounts, work streams) and implement master data changes based on projects or department requirements


  • Oversee all expenses; reconcile procurement activities and accounting 
  • Manage P2P process and vendor communications 
  • Purchase online goods and services for various parties and reconcile corporate purchasing cards

Reporting and Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Support the preparation of the P&L, Balance Sheet and other financial reports 
  • Monitor actuals against budgeted figures and communicate accordingly to relevant parties
  • Answer ad-hoc requests from projects and functions 
  • Support project managers in updating budgets based on projects’ evolution
  • Support the preparation of quarterly forecasts and yearly operating plan in coordination with the Finance Director

Internal controls and processes

  • Assist in reviewing and monitoring that controls are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance
  • Actively participate in the improvement of financial systems and processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • 3+ years of progressive experience with start-ups and/or large international corporations
  • Familiarity with IFRS and US GAAP 
  • A sense of urgency and a passion for problem solving 
  • Organized, detailed-oriented, and methodical mindset 
  • Curious and creative, works independently and adapts to new situations quickly
  • Respect for processes mixed with a healthy skepticism for bureaucracy
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills 
  • Experience with SAP and Google Sheets are a big plus
  • Use of Finance or Accounting software also a plus


  • Exceptional PPO medical, dental and vision benefits 100% covered for employee and their family/dependents
  • Generous PTO of 5 weeks (6 weeks after 2 yrs) in addition to 10 national holidays and unlimited sick days
  • Tuition reimbursement for professional development or $15,750 for flight training
  • 3 months paid parental leave from Day 1
  • Employee discounts through Airbus Tickets @Work, gym membership/subsidy and more

Note that Acubed does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.