Assistant Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Belfast, UK
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

Rapid7 is seeking a motivated and hands-on Assistant Accountant who can provide support to our US and International Accounting teams. This is an exciting growth opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within a financial capacity and will be based in our popular, vibrant office in Belfast. If you are looking to be part of a dynamic, customer centric environment we would love to hear from you?

About the Team

Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, you will be joining a friendly team of 4 who are all based in the Belfast office. This is a growing function and within this role you will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with the Global Finance team.

About the Role
The Assistant Accountant is a key member of the team providing support for Rapid7’s international accounting subsidiaries including preparation of account reconciliations and compliance inline with Sarbanes-Oxley, U.S. GAAP, and international accounting standards. This position will be required to work cross-functionally, especially with the Tax, Treasury, Legal, Payroll and People Strategy departments on various international issues.

In this role, you will:

  • Monitor activity and prepare monthly journal entries for various accounts, including cash, fixed assets, prepayments, accruals, payables, and payroll

  • Play a critical role in the monthly close process, including balance sheet reconciliations and flux analyses

  • Analyze monthly P&L spend

  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual Financial Statements

  • Provide support on international and US audit, tax, and compliance requests as needed

  • Assist with VAT preparation and filings

  • Be involved in Ad hoc projects as and when needed

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Part-Qualified Accountant or working towards qualification is a plus

  • 2-3 years of Accounting or related Finance experience

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to independently prioritize time and stay organized in a fast-paced environment

  • High energy with a sense of urgency and ability to multitask

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel)

  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. That’s because these teams reflect a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

At Rapid7, we are on a mission to create a secure digital world for our customers, our industry, and our communities. We do this by embracing tenacity, passion, and collaboration to challenge what’s possible and drive extraordinary impact.

Here, we’re building a dynamic workplace where everyone can have the career experience of a lifetime. We challenge ourselves to grow to our full potential. We learn from our missteps and celebrate our victories. We come to work every day to push boundaries in cybersecurity and keep our 10,000 global customers ahead of whatever’s next.

Join us and bring your unique experiences and perspectives to tackle some of the world’s biggest security challenges.