US Director of Finance

    • New York, NY

About Us

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.

About the Role

Riskified’s Finance team is hiring a Director of Finance in the US to join our fast-growing NY startup. In this role you will be responsible for leading all US controlling activity matters as well as play a major role in the global accounting operation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and growing company, work on strategic financial information, and assist leadership in making informed operational and strategic decisions. We’re looking for a highly motivated person who wants to make a significant impact and join a dynamic, cross-functional team.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead and scale the NY site accounting team
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly financial closing process of the NY site and prepare the reporting package to the Company’s headquarters for consolidation
  • Perform overall financial accounting support, including financial reporting, cash management, financial analyses and other projects as requested.
  • Assist in designing new processes and enhance existing ones, implement new and scalable processes to support the company’s growth, and drive continuous improvement
  • Help define tax strategy
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations and laws
  • Review federal, state and local income tax returns
  • Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting policies, internal controls, as well as short-and-long range planning
  • Research and analyze accounting matters
  • Prepare work papers and supporting schedules
  • Assist company through systems implementation and transition
  • Review contracts for financial and accounting implications to the business
  • Support new and existing products, providing accounting guidance on business models and decisions
  • Ensure US GAAP accounting/financial standards are maintained

Qualifications

  • Qualified CPA with US GAAP experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting managerial experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices for financial reporting; 
  • SaaS industry experience a plus
  • Strong ability to research US GAAP and Industry guidance 
  • Public company and SEC reporting experience - an advantage 
  • Policies and regulations – Working knowledge of company policies, local laws, taxes, government regulations that pertain to all company-wide initiatives
  • Willingness to take on additional projects and responsibilities as needed
  • Able to conduct research and work Independently
  • Accurate, with great attention to detail
  • Team player

 

Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 450+ team members between our offices in Tel Aviv and New York City. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us.

Some NYC Benefits & Perks:

  • Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
  • Stock options for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch, team events, healthy snacks, yoga, pilates, soccer league, and more

In The News

Fortune Magazine: 25 Best Workplaces in New York

Announcing Riskified's $165M Funding Round

Inc Magazine: Best Workplaces 

Built In NYC: 100 Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work: Riskified

Crain's: Best Places to Work in New York City

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site


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