DataDog

Staff Revenue Accountant

DataDog

March 10, 2021

New York, NY, US

The Team:
Datadog's Finance team collaborates with teams across the organization, providing commercial, operational, and analytical support to ensure that Datadog's business continues to grow as rapidly and efficiently as possible.
The opportunity: We are seeking a Staff Accountant - Revenue to join our growing Finance team at Datadog. As a member of the finance team, the Staff Accountant - Revenue will be a key member of the team in leading revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606, developing more efficient revenue close processes, and be on the front lines of supporting the rapid growth of the Company.
You Will:

  • Lead process redesign and automation including implementation of key systems

  • Completing month-end close responsibilities including preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting schedules

  • Reviewing and approving contract terms, ensuring these are accurately reflected in our system back to the contractual agreement with customer

  • Assist in calculation of key internal revenue metrics and invoicing during month-end close

  • Participating in the annual audit and quarterly reviews performed by our auditors, including revenue walkthroughs and the preparation of PBCs

  • Help customers understand their bills, which vary with usage and plan type

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders surrounding the revenue process including customer success, sales and internal audit, maintaining effective communication channels

  • Work closely with the broader finance team to support the finance operations, accounting and compliance function for our business

  • Ad-hoc projects as they arise


You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • 1-3 Years work experience (public accounting / SaaS experience a plus)

  • Number cruncher - Google Spreadsheet and Excel experienced

  • People-person - love building relationships in-person, over-the-phone, or via email

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Hands-on, love new challenges, and love to improve existing processes

  • CPA (or working toward CPA)

Bonus points:

  • SaaS billing experience preferred

  • Salesforce.com experience a plus

  • NetSuite experience a plus

  • Datadog is an affirmative action employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements

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