Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant


The Company:

Datadog is a monitoring service for hybrid cloud applications, assisting organizations in improving agility, increasing efficiency, and providing end-to-end visibility across the application and organization. These capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables DevOps and other teams to accelerate go-to-market efforts, ensure application uptime, and successfully complete digital transformation initiatives.


The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance team at Datadog.  As a member of the accounting team, the Staff Accountant will be a key member of the team in ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting.


You Will:

  • Responsible for certain areas of the close process, and be responsible for reconciliations to be done in a timely manner
  • Participate in the monthly close of a business unit, including the accurate preparation of the balance sheet, income statement and trial balance
  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Prepare accruals for month end close
  • Investigate and document fluctuations in budget to actual variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly analysis and reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts on a timely basis, ensuring reconciling items are resolved
  • Prepare supporting documentation for any audits
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis



  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience, preferably at a Big 4
  • BS in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX required
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure; dependable with deliverables and deadlines, able to multi-task
  • Confidence, good judgment, self-motivated, energy and personality to work in a fast-paced environment across all levels of management and across functions and geographies


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