Rackspace Associate Accountant in San Antonio, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

We are looking to add a new member to our team to assist in the accounting and analysis. The team covers Datacenter Operations, and Marketing. They will be responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and providing detail and summary level analysis of impacts to the balance sheet and income statement.

Staff Accountant job duties:

  • Prepare and record journal entries timely and accurately, according to GAAP.

  • Complete account reconciliations and SOX controls timely and accurately.

  • Actively review related processes and procedures for improvement and collaborating with other impacted teams to implement.

  • Perform monthly/quarterly close activities, including account analysis, variance explanations, and PBCs for the SEC, and Tax teams, as well as external auditors.

  • Position requires work beyond a standard 8 hours day during the financial close and other occasions as necessary, potentially including weekends and holidays.

  • Responsible for maintaining or operating an effective control environment


  • Self starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven and growing environment that requires participation in multiple projects at one time.

  • Basic working knowledge and understanding of accounting processes and required documentation

  • Intermediate experience with Excel.

  • Basic Knowledge of GAAP.

  • Basic time management, communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Enjoys interacting and collaborating with team members and business partners.

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to critically analyze financial data and prepare financial reports.

  • Accounting or Finance degree required

  • Requires 2 plus years of related corporate or public accounting experience.

  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to provide Fanatical Support to internal business partners.

Req # 40260

Category Accounting / Finance