Accounting Intern

US - MA - Boston


US - MA - Boston


Accounting & Finance, Campus & Internships

Accounting Intern

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 9,900 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 LinkedIn.

We are looking for candidates who exemplify our 5 core values:

  • Bring You: Our people are at the center of our success You bring your authentic self. You are fully engaged and present. You want to transform through engagement with others. And ultimately WE optimize who WE can be together.

  • Impact Together: We support each other on our journey forward, and actively look for ways to collaborate, strengthen our ideas, and learn from each other to help our customers overcome their challenges while building an exceptional company in the process.

  • Never Done: We pursue excellence through continuous learning to keep growing personally and professionally. We are insatiably curious, and we are constantly in search of a better solution.

  • Challenge Convention: We challenge old ways of thinking and forge new paths with foresight, discipline, and determination. We will responsibly push the envelope and take chances to keep our customers—and ourselves—ahead of the curve.

  • Be an Advocate: We work relentlessly to act as a champion by prioritizing the open, honest sharing of ideas and feedback to propel our people, our customers, and our industry forward.

Role Overview

Rapid7 is looking for a high-spirited individual to join the Accounting & Financial Reporting team. This person should be eager to learn more about the world of accounting, tax, treasury, and financial reporting. It will be an exciting opportunity to gain insight into the many different teams that are responsible for keeping the wheels turning at this dynamic company.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist in various tasks which support our month-end close, including preparing journal entries, balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations and analysis

  • Responsible for daily preparation and management of certain accounting processes and records assigned (such as cash, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, T&E, etc.)

  • Learn how to work as part of the Accounting team to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the company's internal and external reporting requirements

  • Provide support and assistance in compliance with internal and external audit requests

  • Document/review internal financial processes and recommend changes to management

  • Take on additional tasks or projects to learn more about accounting in areas such as Tax, Treasury, and SEC Reporting

  • Learn tools such as NetSuite, Coupa, Concur, and FloQast


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration with an Accounting concentration, MIS, or similar field with anticipated graduation between June 2023 and June 2024

  • Strong Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite skills

  • Must be organized and have a high attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently.

  • A great attitude & the drive to learn and innovate