Accounting Data Analyst, Product Accounting

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team:

The Stripe Product Accounting Team is responsible for supporting all products at Stripe, consulting on accounting implications and supporting teams' ability to make informed strategic decisions. We are responsible for the accurate and timely recording of all business-generated transactions on our balance sheet and income statement. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with cross-functional and international teams. 

What you’ll do 

Stripe is seeking an experienced  accounting data analyst to join its world class Accounting team and help us scale for the future, in a fast-paced environment that’s growing rapidly. A member of the Accounting Data Analyst team will support the processing and reporting of our global financial results. 


  • Enable timely financial close and margin analysis through data analytics and visualization
  • Wrangle large, highly complex datasets into actionable insights and become the data expert for gross margin accounting. Perform analysis, identify trends, conduct research, and build visualizations to deliver objective, critical insights that fulfill accounting and finance stakeholders’ needs 
  • Implement anomaly detection of automated accounting activity to identify potential misstatements in financial results 
  • Drive cross-functional projects, primarily partnering with FP&A, Financial Systems, and Product Engineers, to identify opportunities to help our stakeholders operate more efficiently and effectively
  • Work independently to investigate the root cause of system breakages and drive both short and long-term resolution 
  • Develop testing strategies and build population to satisfy analytic-based audit needs 

Who you are:

We’re looking for someone with a strong Accounting background as well as experience in data analysis, as described further below. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements:

  • 5-7+ years of relevant public accounting and/or industry experience
  • B.A. or B.S degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA preferred)
  • Fluency in U.S. GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and experience working with large amounts of data, often coming from multiple sources
  • Intermediate or advanced SQL proficiency
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Self-motivated individual with a demonstrated history of taking on various types of challenging projects and producing results, with excellent attention to detail
  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices, and challenging existing processes to identify improvement opportunities
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey financial concepts to both financial and non-financial audiences

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the technology or payments industry.
  • Experience working in an automated accounting environment
  • Experience with Tableau, Alteryx, or other visualization tools 

Hybrid work at Stripe

Office-assigned Stripes spend at least 50% of the time in a given month in their local office or with users. This hits a balance between bringing people together for in-person collaboration and learning from each other, while supporting flexibility about how to do this in a way that makes sense for individuals and their teams.

Pay and benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $126,600 - $189,800. For sales roles, the range provided is the role’s On Target Earnings ("OTE") range, meaning that the range includes both the sales commissions/sales bonuses target and annual base salary for the role. This salary range may be inclusive of several career levels at Stripe and will be narrowed during the interview process based on a number of factors, including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the US may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Additional benefits for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; 401(k) plan; medical, dental, and vision benefits; and wellness stipends.

Office locations

South San Francisco HQ



Job type

Full time

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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.