Accounting Analyst

Stripe’s mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. We build the
most powerful and flexible tools for running an internet business. We
handle billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around
the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their
businesses on Stripe.

To further this important mission, we are building our International
Accounting Stripe Delivery Center team and are looking for someone to
help us scale for the future in a fast paced environment.

You will:

  • Perform month end accounting processes to support rapid global growth
  • Work in three main pillars financial close and analysis, audit and
    regulatory compliance and reporting
  • Perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including manual
    journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses and
    analytical reviews, producing internal management reporting and
    external audit support
  • Potential to perform month end activities and grow into other task and
    process to take on further responsibilities
  • Be responsible for end to end preparation of journal entries and
    balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare flux analysis and potential commentary and explanation on
    movements and trends
  • Be responsible for performing transactional based work and
    streamlining processes
  • Be a self starter and seek to standardize and centralize tasks 
  • Own problems not just processes or projects - we want our specialists
    to own the full problem space and do what it takes to solve them
  • Partner with multiple cross-functional stakeholders and subject matter
    experts to develop and improve controllership processes and to
    anticipate changing business requirements
  • Scale our financial processes through automation and standardization

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • An accountancy qualification (e.g ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 3 -6 years of
    relevant accounting experience
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance background
  • Proven experience in the monthly close process, journal preparation
    and posting, audit, regulatory reporting and exposure to accounting
  • Experience in month end reporting and financial statement preparation
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP 
  • The ability to bring structure to ambiguous areas of opportunity and
    thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving environment
  • Strong analytical skills and strong knowledge of Excel.
  • An enthusiastic “roll up your sleeves” mentality
  • A passion for creating new systems and solving problems via
    infrastructure and automation
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and with different
  • Demonstrated experience with internal controls
  • Ability to be flexible and comfortable with changing requirements

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the technology or payments industry
  • Oracle suite
  • Hubble/SQL

Pay and benefits

Stripe does not yet include pay ranges in job postings in every country. Stripe strongly values pay transparency and is working toward pay transparency globally in 2023.

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Job type

Full time

We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.