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Corporate Accounting Lead

Rippling

Rippling

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling gives businesses one place to run HR, IT, and Finance. It brings together all of the workforce systems that are normally scattered across a company, like payroll, expenses, benefits, and computers. For the first time ever, you can manage and automate every part of the employee lifecycle in a single system.
Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can hire a new employee anywhere in the world and set up their payroll, corporate card, computer, benefits, and even third-party apps like Slack and Microsoft 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Greenoaks, and Bedrock—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes.
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join as our Corporate Accounting Leader. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this role will be responsible for managing many of the day-to-day general ledger and financial reporting needs of Rippling.. You will partner with many of our business operations teams, including Finance, Workplace and Product teams. 
The Accounting team is responsible for accurate financial reporting and compliance with financial policies and regulations. Our team is spread across the USA and India.
Our diverse team consists of over 20 professionals spread across the United States and India, with more international locations coming soon. Over the last couple years, our team has grown exponentially to support a complex, multi-product company that operates globally.  
What you will do
  • Lead an accounting team that is responsible for the operations of our business, including CapEx/Opex and related accounts. Manage the overall monthly close and financial reporting process, and develop solutions to support new transactions.
  • Implement new solutions and technologies to maximize close efficiencies and reduce our financial close and reporting cycle. 
  • Support financial statement preparation and regulatory compliance across all legal entities. 
  • Manage our chart of accounts and Netsuite set-up to support launches of new products and transactions. 
  • Develop and educate business partners on the accounting implications of our transactions. 
  • Establish documented controls to maintain the integrity of financial reporting and maintain a strong internal control environment
  • Support audit procedures with our external auditor
  • Develop and implement accounting policies to 
  • Develop and mentor accounting staff to build their professional career and maximize potential
What you will need
  • Certified Public Accountant or Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • A minimum of 8 years progressively responsible accounting and finance experience and a minimum of 3 years in a leadership position managing teams of people with diverse skill sets
  • Proven experience in Financial Reporting and SEC rules and regulations 
  • Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to both technical and non-technical partner
  • Experience managing teams and meeting goals/commitments. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  •  Knowledge of  ERP systems Ability to work in a dynamic accounting department, successfully juggling multiple entities, projects and deliverables
  • Strong managerial, planning, organizational, decision-making, interpersonal, analytical, and lateral thinking skills
Additional Information
Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics, Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email accomodations@rippling.com
Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture.  For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.
This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.
A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed below.
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