Senior Accountant at RapidDeploy

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Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a fast-growing enterprise software company that saves lives?
Our mission is to reduce emergency response times and increase situational awareness for first responders. Our cloud-based emergency 9-1-1 dispatch platform and analytics software is the future of emergency response. In the last 12 months, we’ve signed major customers and have increased our recurring revenue more than twentyfold. In this new stage of growth, we’re looking for passionate, dedicated team members who will play a critical part in building the foundation of our team.
RapidDeploy is hiring a Senior Accountant, who will work closely with both the Accounting & Finance teams. The role is primarily responsible for general ledger accuracy and analysis and will be heavily involved in month end processes, including journal entries, reconciliations, and account analysis as well as the primary liaison with outside accounting/tax firms. For those interested in building out professional experience in both accounting and financial analysis, this position will play a key role in ASC 606 analysis and other ad hoc projects. The Senior Accountant will report to the Head of Finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in day to day accounting processes, including management of payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable billing, and expense report review
  • Assist with close responsibilities (i.e. journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis, detailed account analysis)
  • Actively support annual audit, internal/external audit requests and quarterly audit schedules preparation
  • Work with external tax firm to stay up to date on all filings and tax compliance
  • Provide technical accounting guidance to ensure various transactions are properly recorded and in accordance with GAAP and company policies. Senior Accountant will be influential in driving company adoption of ASC 606, ASC 842 and other changes in GAAP standards
  • Document policies and internal controls for Finance and Accounting
  • Interface with managers and others in the company to ensure adherence to policies and standardization of processes
  • Take on ad hoc projects across both Finance and Accounting, including evaluation and implementation of new accounting tools (ie. SaaSOptics,

Required Skills and Experience

  • Qualified candidates will have strong knowledge of GAAP; CPA Certification strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or another similar field
  • 5-7 years of public accounting experience in a top tier firm
  • Experience with NetSuite & Quickbooks ERPs and Salesforce or Hubspot are very beneficial
  • SaaS Software company experience preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, macros, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on team collaboration
  • Ability to both prioritize and multi-task around various time sensitive requests

About RapidDeploy Inc.
- Raised Series A financing from GreatPoint Ventures, Samsung NEXT & Tao Capital 
- Strong revenue growth (20x+ in last 12 months) & huge recent customer wins (e.g., State of California)
- Fast-growing, passionate, mission-driven team – we care about saving lives through technology!
- Offices in Austin, TX and Cape Town, South Africa 
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance options, with benefits that kick in on your first day! Benefits are highly subsidized by RapidDeploy Inc. 
- In addition to 8 observed holidays, RapidDeploy employees receive 20 days of PTO and unlimited sick leave. 
RapidDeploy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status
Notice: RapidDeploy’s hiring policy prohibits hiring from existing or prospective customers.

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RapidDeploy has a new HQ! Located downtown on 7th and Brazos, we are neighbors with Austin's most infamous attractions.

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office is very easy-going. We have snacks, a ping-pong and pool table, and an open-door policy for collaboration.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Success on our team is all about how well you collaborate to solve problems. Although each team member has individual responsibilities, architecture, design, code reviews, and troubleshooting tasks are shared among the team. This takes concise, effective communication delivered in a manner that makes everyone feel like a valued contributor.


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What is your vision for the company?

We are building an ecosystem to enable every part of the public safety workflow, from 9-1-1 to disaster response, to improve situational awareness of first responders and reduce response time. We believe that every public safety agency, regardless of size, geography or budget, should have access to cutting edge, life-saving technology.


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What are RapidDeploy Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 75% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
RapidDeploy covers the cost of parking for all employees, as well as offers Transportation Spending Accounts.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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