Materialize is the streaming SQL database company that makes it easy for any developer or analyst to understand streaming data, answer complex questions and build intelligent applications using standard technology. Whether it’s delivering personalized experiences, accurately identifying fraud, building predictive AI, or discovering new business opportunities, the ability to run complex queries on multiple streams of data and keep their answers up to date is critical to making better decisions about the changing world around us.
We are focused on bottom-up developer adoption, our core software is free to use and source available, our business model is a cloud product that handles management of Materialize and lets businesses focus on building value. We have a vibrant developer community on Slack and as much as possible we work in public on GitHub.
Who We Are:
The Materialize team includes engineers who were early employees of Cockroach Labs, Flink, Dropbox, and YouTube. Our work builds on top of Timely Dataflow and Differential Dataflow, both created by our co-founder Frank McSherry, a world-leading computer scientist with decades of award-winning research in all aspects of data.
Kleiner Perkins, Redpoint Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Additional investors include executives from Cockroach Labs, Datadog, and Rubrik.


Materialize is hiring someone to help own and uplevel our accounting function as our first internal accounting specialist. You will manage all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial and tax reporting, and budgeting, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. You will work closely with our external accounting and finance teams as well as our internal operations, financial planning and product teams. You will have significant responsibility in a fast growing organization. We sponsor visas for US work authorization.

What you will have

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

CPA or CMA preferred

5+ years of hands-on accounting experience with at least 1 year of experience managing a team

Experience with creating financial statements

Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

Excellent accounting software user and administration skill

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Ownership mindset with a high degree of accountability

Experience with usage-based software revenue accounting as well as software annual contract accounting a strong plus

Experience at fast growing startups a strong plus

What you will do         

Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition

Support the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and including variance reporting

Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements

Support month-end and year-end close process

Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Manage relationships with external accounting team, auditors, tax specialists, and other providers

Implement software or other systems and protocols necessary to maintain internal controls and accurate financial reporting

Additional duties as assigned

We understand it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, passionate, curious, and creative people to develop the exceptional product we are building. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity employer.

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