Staff Accountant

Rippling People Center Inc.
May 03, 2024
Jun 02, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
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 Staff Accountant to oversee accounting activities for Rippling. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this role will be instrumental in improving the speed and accuracy of the company's accounting, support our India accounting team, documentation of core functions and most importantly quality and timeliness of corporate accounting deliverables.

About the team

The Accounting team supports the company by accurate financial reporting and correct adoption of financial policies and laws. Our team is spread across the USA and India. Our Accounting team is a team with functions of Corporate Accounting, Revenue, Product Leads, Platform Accounting, Procurement, Finance System and Platform Operations & Analytics verticals, growing at lightning speed . We often collaborate closely with other functions (like Engineering, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Operations and other business teams).

What you will do
  • Work in a global accounting team to execute all accounting processes and activities across the organization to ensure compliance with the U.S. GAAP, domestic and international statutory guidelines, internal policies and external audits
  • Handle day-to-day accounting and month-end close activities
  • Ensure compliance for annual GAAP and statutory audits, and required compliance related filings for all domestic and international subsidiaries, including US parent company
  • Monthly review of financials, including period over period variance analysis
  • Establish documented controls to maintain the integrity of financial reporting and maintain a strong internal control environment
  • Coordinate with external auditors to support audit procedures
  • Work with the other accounting teams cross-functionally to develop, support, and improve the systems, policies, and procedures necessary to drive efficiency and provide meaningful financial data.
  • Identify, design and implement improvements with respect to business processes and financial reporting

What you will need
  • Educational qualifications: MBA Finance, M. com, CA inter, CA qualified
  • A minimum of 6 years (3 years for qualified CA) progressive accounting and finance experience with a minimum of 2 years of work experience with a SaaS company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Solid technical knowledge of US GAAP and Indian GAAP
  • Experience with scaling and automating processes
  • Ability to work in a dynamic accounting department, successfully juggling multiple entities, projects and deliverables
  • Possess an understanding of Netsuite ERP and other specialized accounting systems related to procure-to-pay, travel/expense, payroll, commissions, etc.

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

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.