Staff Accountant

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What Ramp is looking for in applicants

Ramp is building the next generation of finance tools—from corporate cards and expense management, to bill payments and accounting integrations—designed to save businesses time and money with every click. Over 5000 businesses are spending an average of 3.3% less and closing their books 8 times faster, thanks to Ramp’s finance automation platform that enables billions of dollars of purchases each year.

Founded in 2019, Ramp has seen nearly 10x year-over-year growth which has led to a valuation of $8.1 billion in just over 3 years. Its investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The team is made up of talented leaders from some of the leading financial services and fintech companies—Capital One, Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Visa—as well as high-growth technology companies like Facebook, Spotify, Zendesk, Uber, Dropbox, and Instacart. Recently named Fast Company’s most innovative finance company, Ramp is NYC’s fastest-growing startup and America’s fastest-growing corporate card.

About the Role

Ramp is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team. In this role, you will report to the Controller and  work closely with other members of the finance team to prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and financial statements. You will primarily manage the cash disbursement process, ensuring that all vendors are paid timely and appropriately. You will also play a significant role in the monthly close, the annual audit and help the finance, leadership and leadership teams understand financial results. The best candidate has a strong attention to details, can follow directions in a fast-paced environment by maintaining high quality and accuracy.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage accounts payable and ensure proper controls in the cash disbursement process
  • Play a key role in the monthly and annual close processes 
  • Record and reconcile cash transactions 
  • Assist in the annual audit process with external auditors and tax compliance process
  • Assist in the creation of accounting policies, improved processes and financial controls
  • Collaborate with FP&A for monitoring of budget and preparation of budget to actuals.
  • Support payroll functions when needed
  • Ad-hoc finance and accounting related requests
  • Work closely with Controller to ensure policies and procedures comply with professional standards, and audit and regulatory requirements

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Fluency in Excel and its mid level functions – pivots, VLOOKUP’s, index match
  • Prior experience working with Quickbooks 
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions
  • Extreme attention to detail and high regard for precision

Nice to Haves:

  • Big 4 experience 
  • Experience in high growth startups and/or high growth technology companies
  • Exposure to fintech, capital markets and securitization accounting
  • Experience with Netsuite

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
    • OneMedical annual membership
  • 401k (including employer match)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Annual education reimbursement
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Monthly wellness stipend; Headspace annual membership
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation support

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