Accounting Manager

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 9,300 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.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly motivated, hands-on, results driven Accounting Manager to be a key leader in our rapidly growing Finance organization. The Accounting Manager will oversee all North America and Corporate accounting functions as well as manage the North America month-end financial close process for Rapid7. This position will report into the Assistant Controller and will lead an expanding team of Accountants and Senior Accountants. The Accounting Manager must be a proven leader with the ability to develop and manage a team while collaborating cross-functionally. The ideal candidate needs to be a team player and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, exciting, and collaborative environment.

In this role you will:

  • Manage the North America and Corporate accounting functions and month-end financial close process, including operation of the general ledger ERP (Netsuite) while maintaining effective internal controls and SOX requirements.

  • Review journal entries as well as prepare and review account balance reconciliations

  • Review and thoughtfully analyze P&L and balance sheet account fluctuations and trends

  • Manage the North America Accounting team, set goals and develop career development plans aligning team and individual goals with the goals of the organization

  • Partner with finance leadership in the development and enhancement of a best-in-class financial close process through use of automation as well as developing scalable and efficient processes 

  • Work closely on month-end analysis and creation of financial reporting to provide meaningful insights to finance and operational management

  • Participate in the ongoing development of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes

  • Partner with external and internal auditors to ensure timely completion of audit requests

  • Support the SEC Reporting, Tax and FP&A teams with quarterly and ad hoc reporting used in the preparation of internal reporting, quarterly financial statements, tax provisions and related filings

In return you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 6 or more years of progressive accounting experience in a publicly-traded company environment, with at least 2 of the years in a management position

  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of current US GAAP

  • Ability to lead and develop a team and manage people

  • Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong attention to detail

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with competing priorities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, planning and organizational skills

Nice to Have

  • CPA or MBA

  • Public Accounting experience

  • Experience with Netsuite, Floqast, and Tableau

  • Saas / Software industry experience a plus

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