Staff Accountant at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Accounting and Finance team at RigUp ensures accurate financial reporting and monitors and manages RigUp’s capital. On this team, you can find Strategic Finance, FP&A, Financial Reporting and Credit working together to help RigUp grow.
RigUp is hiring a bright, passionate, and dynamic Staff Accountant to join our expanding corporate accounting team. This position will support various aspects of the corporate accounting team and play a key role in our daily operations. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who has strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, experience and desire to work in a high-growth environment, and drive to be continuously learning. Sound like you? Keep reading. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Assist in month-end close activities, including basic journal entries and account recs.
  • Work with other staff to ensure accounts payable and accounts receivable are maintained.
  • Manage daily operations of the accounting team email by answering inquiries, processing and coding invoices, helping with weekly payment runs, etc. 
  • Prepare and complete bank recons, cash journal entries, payment applications, credit applications, etc. 
  • Ensure financial records are in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist the team in developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial statements and reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Assist with other areas of accounting, process improvements, and complete special projects as needed.
  • Help support the year-end financial audit process with external auditors by helping prepare schedules and pulling supporting documents. 

What we are looking for:

  • Experience: 1-3 years of hands on, full-cycle Accounting experience (public accounting experience or experience in a start-up a plus) 
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance (Accounting preferred) 
  • Basic operational knowledge of U.S. GAAP 
  • Basic ERP experience, NetSuite is a plus
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Self-driven: You need an execution focus and a strong sense of urgency and conviction, even under minimal supervision 
  • Detail-oriented: Your work is reliably accurate and organized even when working fast
  • Constant learner: You want to grow your areas of expertise as we grow our product and business
  • Motivated: You take initiative and seek out responsibility, you want to grow in your responsibilities
  • Adaptable: You will need to be ok with change, wearing multiple hats, and be flexible in your day to day, prioritize
  • Collaborative: Team player with the ability to work with all levels of employees, both internal and external, to ensure performance and excellent standards are maintained


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

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We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

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Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


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What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


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What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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