Senior Accountant

Rigetti Computing, Remote

On a mission to build the world's most powerful computer.

Duration: Full-Time

Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. We believe this technology will fundamentally change the world for the better and will affect nearly every industry over the coming decades. Now a public company, we are expanding our accounting team capabilities! 

The ideal candidate for this role will manage responsibilities like general ledger accounting, accounts payable and invoicing. This Senior Accountant is a key person on our accounting team, driving impact by ensuring accurate and timely closes, driving an efficient accounts payable and invoicing process, and assisting with audits and financial reporting.
As quantum computing leaders, we value diversity and are committed to building a culture of inclusion to attract and engage innovative thinkers. Our technology, meant to serve all of humanity, cannot succeed if those who built it do not mirror the diversity of the communities we serve. Applications from women, minorities, and other under represented groups are strongly encouraged.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Accounting, owning General Ledger Accounting responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Playing an essential role in the close process which includes preparing multiple journal entries and supporting reconciliations in NetSuite OneWorld.
  • Owning Fixed Asset accounting and reporting including reviewing transactions for adherence to capex policy, recording additions, booking depreciation and publishing rollforward.
  • Managing Purchase Order process by coordinating with multiple departments to ensure accurate vendor set up, account coding and approvals.
  • Closing entries including Accruals, Prepaids, equity and other financing, International  Accounting using NetSuite OneWorld.
  • Preparing monthly account reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Reconciling multiple bank accounts.
  • Aiding in the optimization of existing platforms such as NetSuite and Bill.com.
  • Preparing audit schedules and responding to audit inquiries.
  • Participating in the SOX implementation process and assist with ongoing SOX compliance testing.
  • Collaborating with other team members in preparing the financial reports.
  • Assisting with any analysis related to the Board or Audit Committee Presentations.
  • Any other ad-hoc projects, as needed.

  • Owning/sharing Accounts Payable and Purchase Order Management responsibilities with our current accountant:

  • Managing Purchase Order process by coordinating with multiple departments to ensure accurate vendor set up, account coding and approvals.
  • Entering bills and invoices in NetSuite.
  • Processing weekly payment run in Bill.com.
  • Addressing vendor questions and resolving discrepancies.
  • Processing employee expense reimbursements.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. 
  • 5+ years of experience in a public or private company accounting group
  • Good understanding of relevant financial processes and transactions such as: accounts payable, journal entries and financial close
  • Strong experience with NetSuite, preferably NetSuite OneWorld, Bill.com, and Google Suite, 
  • Detail oriented, ability to accomplish tasks timely through effective prioritization of duties.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to work cross collaboratively with internal stakeholders and external vendors and customers 
  • Strong analytical skills using Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Knowledge of US GAAP principles desired.
Benefits and Perks:
Rigetti seeks individuals who are motivated by grand challenges and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the exciting quantum computing space. As long-term visionaries, we offer employees opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth so they can advance our mission to help solve humanity's most important and pressing problems. To support the financial success and health of our employees and their families, we offer the following benefits in addition to a competitive base salary:

- 401k Plan
- Generous Equity Grant
- 98% coverage on Medical (Kaiser or Anthem Blue Cross), Guardian Dental, Guardian Vision
- Anthem Blue Cross Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
- Opportunities for additional performance-based equity grants or bonuses 

To help our employees bring their best selves to work, we also offer various perks to support each individual to perform at their highest level and foster work life balance. All full-time exempt employees are eligible for:

- Flexible PTO as soon as they join.
- Fitness Activity & Gym Membership Reimbursement
- 16 Week Paid Parental Leave
- FSA & Commuter Benefits
- Employment Assistance Program (EAP)
- Flexible Work Schedule

As we continue to grow our company, we will prioritize applicants who have created a thoughtful application and share our vision and passion for quantum computing. While we regret that we can't hire every applicant, we keep applications on file for 2 years and will reach out if you're a good fit for a future opportunity. 

About Rigetti
Rigetti Computing is a pioneer in full-stack quantum computing. The company has operated quantum computers over the cloud since 2017 and serves global enterprise, government, and research clients through its Rigetti Quantum Cloud Services platform. The company’s proprietary quantum-classical infrastructure provides ultra-low latency integration with public and private clouds for high-performance practical quantum computing. Rigetti has developed the industry’s first multi-chip quantum processor for scalable quantum computing systems. The company designs and manufactures its chips in-house at Fab-1, the industry’s first dedicated and integrated quantum device manufacturing facility. Rigetti was founded in 2013 by Chad Rigetti and today employs more than 180 people with offices in the United States, U.K., and Australia. Learn more at www.rigetti.com.

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Export Licensing Compliance
This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license. In order to ensure compliance, Rigetti must determine U.S. citizenship or U.S. visa/immigration status of all prospective applicants for this position.

Any citizenship information provided will be reviewed solely for export control compliance purposes.  Only applicants eligible to receive export-controlled items, software, technology, and information will be considered for this position.  Citizenship information will be handled in accordance with Rigetti’s policies prohibiting discrimination based upon classifications protected by federal, state, or local law.

Rigetti is committed to full compliance with applicable anti-discrimination laws. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We strive to create an inclusive work environment and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Rigetti Computing

Rigetti Computing is a full-stack quantum computing company. We design and manufacture superconducting quantum integrated circuits. We package and deploy those chips in a low temperature environment, and we build control systems to perform quantum logic operations on them. We build software to integrate our systems directly into existing cloud infrastructure.

We believe the first useful quantum computers are within reach, and we believe quantum computing has the potential to one day have an enormous positive impact on humanity. To help realize that vision, we also develop new algorithms for quantum computing, with a focus on near-term applications in computational chemistry and machine learning.

Our product, Forest, is the world’s first full-stack programming and execution environment for quantum/classical computing. Forest includes Quil (quantum instruction language), our programming standard for quantum/classical computing.

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