Job Summary

 

DataRobot is a rapidly growing, VC-backed, SAAS Company based in Boston, MA.  The Staff Accountant will be heavily involved in the accounts payable, employee expense, and month end close accounting processes as part of a rapidly growing, highly collaborative, DataRobot finance team.

 

Responsibility

  • Review employee expenses to ensure compliance with the Company’s expense policies.
  • Process vendor invoices timely and accurately, ensuring the proper accounting and approval is obtained.
  • Assist in the vendor set-up and vendor change processes and the administration of Company purchasing cards.
  • Prepare month-end general ledger close activities including journal entries, analytics, accruals, and reconciliations primarily related to cash, AP, and employee expenses.
  • Prepare paylists with an added focus on effective cash management strategies.
  • Prepare reports to be included in the monthly reporting package to be provided to Company executives.
  • Work closely with the payroll team on payroll related matters, primarily associated with employee expenses.
  • Continually assess our processes and procedures and implement changes to promote efficiency, with a primary focus on improved use of technology.
  • Create risk and control matrices and related process and policy documents for respective processes.Implement new controls as needed to ensure risks are mitigated.
  • Work collaboratively with FP&A and others within the organization to constantly think about we track data and improve data tracking for decision making processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of required filings including, but not limited to, abandoned property, sales and use tax, etc.
  • Work closely with the auditors.
  • Assist in various special projects as they arise.
  • Effectively communicate with our employees and be viewed as a go to person in finance.

 

Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred, although not required.
  • 1+ years in an accounting, accounts payable, and/or employee expense role.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and a desire to continue to develop knowledge.
  • Very proactive, hardworking and strong desire to succeed.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced, start-up environment.
  • Strong organization and project management skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Great team player and willing to roll up sleeves to help others on the team.
  • Experience in working with accounts payable, employee expense, and general ledger systems preferred.
  • Strong excel skills.

Business

 

The DataRobot Business Team brings an algorithmic approach to everything that we do in the organization—from product development, go-to-market strategy (GTM), marketing, sales, and client engagement. We are a data science driven organization, tracking high quality historical data, inducing a metrics and monitoring process, analyzing wins and losses, and finally, collaborating with all other functions to develop a winning business strategy. If you are an analytical problem solver and love to work with people across teams, come talk to us.