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Dusty Robotics

Dusty Robotics

Accounting & Finance
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Who We Are:

Dusty Robotics is the best solution to ensure design integrity in the field through automated layout and a streamlined BIM-to-field process. Dusty delivers a combination of hardware, software, and services that fit seamlessly into existing construction work processes by printing digital models directly on the jobsite floor with 1/16" accuracy based directly on Revit or AutoCAD models. Dusty has enabled contractors to print over 100 million square feet of layout across thousands of buildings and is trusted by leading general contractors such as DPR and Skanska as well as trade contractors in framing, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.

As we embark on an exciting phase of growth and development, we are seeking a dedicated and experienced Controller to join our team and help bring accounting functions in-house. This is a unique opportunity to be the first internal accounting hire, playing a crucial role in establishing and shaping our financial infrastructure. We are looking for someone who is passionate about accounting, financial compliance, reporting, strategic decision-making, and eager to contribute to the foundation of our organization's success. The Controller will play a crucial role in ensuring we close our books on time, establish and improve AR and AP processes, and ensure tax and regulatory compliance. You will work cross-functionally within Dusty Robotics, collaborate with third-party tax and accounting advisors, and be responsible for:

  • Strategic Financial Leadership: Drive budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis to align with the company's goals and support senior management with actionable insights
  • Team Management: Design, grow, and develop the accounting organization in a cost efficient manner as the organization scales
  • Process Excellence: Foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement in financial processes and systems
  • Compliance and Internal Controls: Ensure robust internal controls and adherence to regulatory requirements, safeguarding the company's assets and maintaining accurate financial reporting
  • Comprehensive Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation of consolidated financial statements and provide detailed financial analysis and reports to the executive team and board of directors
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Act as a key liaison with external auditors, investors, and company leaders, effectively communicating the company's financial performance and strategic direction. Become a respected neutral trusted advisor for accounting
  • Accounting
    • Bring accounting in-house
    • Close our books monthly and annually, including reviewing month-end reconciliations and schedules, approving journal entries, preparing complex journal entries, and consolidating global entities in compliance with US GAAP
    • Oversee accounts payable (A/P), accounts receivable (A/R), inventory, and cash management
    • Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed in a timely manner
    • Prepare technical memos and/or engaging specialists to prepare technical memos


  • 10+ years of progressive accounting or finance experience, with at least 5+ year at a large international public accounting firm
  • Accounting degree and CPA preferred
  • Highly analytical and innovative problem-solving skills, with a proven track record of process improvement
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, capable of maintaining accuracy in work products and multitasking in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience managing third-party vendor relationships, completing acquisitions, and managing audits is beneficial.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with cost accounting, manufacturing and hardware business models
  • Knowledge of ASC606 & 843, and lease accounting

Where You'll Work:

Dusty’s offices are located in Mountain View, CA. You will be primarily working from our office in this role to facilitate rapid coordination with executive leadership and business teams.

Why You Should Join:

In joining our team, you’ll become an important part of a small and fast-growing company. We are daring to accomplish something big, do you want to be a critical part of Dusty's success? We are deeply committed to our mission, and we believe in removing roadblocks that distract us from reaching our goals.

To that end, we offer an unlimited vacation policy, a 401k with employer match, reasonable work hours, and flexible schedules. We know that our best work happens when we feel well-rested and capable of focusing all of our energy on making Dusty successful!

Strong, effective teams are composed of people with a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences who bring a variety of perspectives to their work. We actively encourage applications from a diverse pool, including those from historically under-represented groups such as women, people of color, people who identify LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and immigrants.

Our Code of Conduct:

Dusty Robotics exists to serve a wide variety of customers from all walks of life. We believe that our mission is best served in an environment that is friendly, safe, accepting, and free of intimidation or harassment. We do not tolerate abusive behavior.