Staff Accountant

US - MA - Boston

Location(s)

US - MA - Boston

Team(s)

Accounting & Finance


Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 10,000 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organization. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on Link

The Opportunity

Rapid7 is looking to add a staff accountant who will work closely with the entire Accounting Team. This position will report to the Manager of Accounting and contribute to the key operational needs of the business and support the month-end close process. Your position provides visibility into areas such as general ledger accounting and public company financial reporting requirements. You'll also play a pivotal role in supporting the Accounting Team to scale its workflows and implement best-in-class processes as we strive to keep pace with Rapid7's growth path to a $1+ billion company.. You know you'll thrive in this role because you're a team player who's ready to learn and be challenged.  If you like the idea of working in a dynamic environment that encourages people to “bring you” and “challenge convention” every day, then Rapid7 is the place for you.

In this role you will:

  • Participate in the month-end close process including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and flux analysis.
  • Prepare documentation and supporting schedules for external SEC financial reporting requirements.
  • Support the establishment of appropriate internal controls and implement new accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist the external audit firm with interim and year-end audit requests.
  • Provide accounting support for special projects and ad-hoc reporting and analysis as necessary for business partners and other senior management stakeholders.

In return you will bring:

  • 1-2 years of Accounting or related Finance experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
  • Knowledge and experience with NetSuite a plus
  • High energy coupled with a sense of urgency and ability to multitask
  • Proven ability to produce highly detailed work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to identify errors and root causes of errors, and develop workable solutions or alternatives to avoid errors going forward
  • Ability to continuously improve reporting processes and tools and manage projects to promote system improvements and efficiencies.
  • Prior tech company experience a plus