SEC Accountant-US

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas



Rackspace is looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team. As a Financial Reporting Accountant, you will assist in the timely and accurate reporting of financial results to our debt holders, equity investors, and management.   The ideal candidate is great with time management, organization, and effective verbal and written communication skills.

In this role, you will work to develop the preparation of external quarterly and annual reports, internal management reporting, and investor earnings call materials. This role is also responsible for financial statement analysis and other deliverables to our auditors.

To be a Racker is all about Fanatical Experience, the results obsessed customer service that's been at the core of Rackspace since 1999. By being a member of the Accounting team, the role of Financial Reporting Accountant will play a key part in helping drive the performance of Rackspace.


If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day - then being a Financial Reporting Accountant at Rackspace is for you! Join us at a company that has an award-winning culture and a set of core values that you can stand behind. Come to Rackspace and be a Financial Reporting Accountant!

In this role you will:

  • Assists in the preparation and development of external financial reporting, including quarterly and annual reports.
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly management reporting packages.
  • Analyzes financial statements balances and fluctuations monthly and quarterly.
  • Provides support to investor relations and develops critical information for earnings releases and other required external information.
  • Researches GAAP and SEC disclosure requirements and prepares documentation around accounting conclusions reached.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.

Required and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • CPA preferred; at a minimum must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam.
  • 1-2 years of professional accounting experience, preferably with SEC reporting and/or Big 4 public accounting experience.
  • Strong time management, organization, and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet hard deadlines.
  • Ability to apply conceptual knowledge and perform practical application of US GAAP.
  • Understanding of technical accounting including GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and statements.
  • Hard working and detail oriented.


Rackers are fanatical about growth, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our clients. If you have a growth mindset and thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team!