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Sr. Accountant

G&A | Boston or San Francisco | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Trifacta, the pioneer in data transformation, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise’s Big Data by enabling users to easily transform raw, complex data into clean and structured inputs for analysis. Leveraging decades of innovative work in human-computer interaction, scalable data management, and machine learning, Trifacta’s unique Predictive Interaction technology creates a bidirectional partnership between user and machine, with each component learning from the other and becoming smarter through use. Trifacta is backed by venture capital firms Accel, Greylock and Ignition Partners and is headquartered in San Francisco. Its founders and technical advisors include global leaders in data science, interaction design, and big data.


  • Manage the activities of the month end close process (to include):
    • Revenue recognition
    • Deferred revenue and AR management
    • Commissions estimation and accrual process
    • Balance sheet/Income statement flux analysis vs budget and prior periods
    • Working with outsourced staff accountant to ensure financial statement integrity
    • Ensure cap table management system is current
  • Support annual audit
  • Management reporting:
    • Budget vs. actual variance analysis
    • Cash flow & cash usage analysis
    • Quarter/year-end reporting to board of directors
  • Manage purchase order process and tracking
  • Basic FP&A duties (to include):
    • OPEX planning
    • Headcount planning and tracking
    • Cash flow forecasting
    • SaaS metrics analysis, tracking and reporting


  • 2-4 years experience in a Big 4 company or similar environment
  • BA/BS in a related field, CPA/MBA a plus
  • Desire to work in a startup environment
  • Desire to perform a mix of accounting and FP&A work and scale the role
  • Knowledge of equity management process and systems
  • Knowledge of NetSuite or similar GL system and revenue recognition a plus
  • Knowledge of cash flow analysis and forecasting a plus
  • Must be comfortable presenting to C-level executives