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DataRobot Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting in Sacramento, California

Job Description:

DataRobot is the leader in Value-Driven AI, a unique and collaborative approach to generative and predictive AI that combines an open platform, deep expertise and broad use-case experience to improve how organizations run, grow and optimize their business. The DataRobot AI Platform is the only complete AI lifecycle platform that interoperates with an organization’s existing investments in data, applications and business processes, and can be deployed on prem or on any cloud environment. Global organizations, including 40% of the Fortune 50, rely on DataRobot to drive greater impact and value from AI.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced manager to lead our technical accounting and financial reporting function. In this role, you’ll be a key financial professional responsible for ensuring compliance with accounting standards, implementing accounting policies, and providing technical expertise on complex accounting issues. The role involves working closely with cross-functional teams, external auditors, and senior management to maintain accurate financial reporting and uphold the integrity of financial information. Successful candidates will possess a combination of strong accounting and reporting knowledge and an ability to dive into unknown problems and devise creative solutions. This position will report to the Senior Director of Finance & Accounting and come with a broad range of responsibilities on a small team. The successful candidate will have a "roll-up-the-sleeves'' attitude, be able to multitask and be ready to thrive in a very fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight for all aspects of technical accounting and financial reporting

  • Lead implementation and execution of accounting policies and procedures following US GAAP

  • Strong breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in stock-based compensation, foreign currency transactions, lease accounting, business combinations, cash flows, and software capitalization

  • Oversee equity accounting, including coordination with legal and shareholder services

  • Stay informed of emerging accounting pronouncements and ensure their timely adoption

  • Advise on the accounting treatment and support project management of strategic transactions

  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements for leadership, investors, and the board of directors

  • Conduct financial analysis and offer assistance to investor relations in crafting earnings releases

  • Act as a primary point of contact with external auditors during annual audit of the financial statements

  • Proactively partner with legal, tax, FP&A, product and engineering to provide expertise in support of new transactions and evolving changes to the business to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the financial reporting process

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA license

  • 6+ years of accounting experience, ideally a blend of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience

  • Significant experience in the technical accounting and financial reporting role

  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

  • IFRS experience preferred, although not required

  • Proactive work ethic, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong organization, time management and project management skills

  • Agility to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment

  • Superior communication skills to effectively communicate complex accounting concepts

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work cross-functionally to obtain all relevant facts, understand the business requirements, articulate the accounting requirements and communicate the conclusions reached

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with NetSuite, Workiva and Schwab software preferred, although not required

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets skills required

  • Project management and supervisory experience

The talent and dedication of our employees are at the core of DataRobot’s journey to be an iconic company. We strive to attract and retain the best talent by providing competitive pay and benefits with our employees’ well-being at the core. Here’s what your benefits package may include depending on your location and local legal requirements: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Time Off Program, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, Global Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!

DataRobot Operating Principles:

  • Wow Our Customers

  • Set High Standards

  • Be Better Than Yesterday

  • Be Rigorous

  • Assume Positive Intent

  • Have the Tough Conversations

  • Be Better Together

  • Debate, Decide, Commit

  • Deliver Results

  • Overcommunicate

Research shows that many women only apply to jobs when they meet 100% of the qualifications while many men apply to jobs when they meet 60%. At DataRobot we encourage ALL candidates, especially women, people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying people, differently abled, and other people from marginalized groups to apply to our jobs, even if you do not check every box. We’d love to have a conversation with you and see if you might be a great fit.

All U.S. DataRobot employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical, religious, or other legally protected reason that prevents you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have a process in place to evaluate requests for accommodation.

DataRobot is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. DataRobot is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

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