San Francisco or Seattle

Full time

Finance

Corporate Accountant

Help scale our financial infrastructure globally!

San Francisco or Seattle

Full time

Finance

Stripe is building a world class accounting team. Our accounting team is responsible for shaping our understanding of how Stripe is performing as a business, identifying key opportunities, and mitigating risks. We’re looking for a corporate accountant to join our fast growing team and help us leverage internal business partnerships and systems to streamline general ledger and monthly close related processes. You will help us develop amazing accounting flows and better track our progress within a fast-paced environment that’s growing globally.

You will:

  • Help identify, assess, and implement technical accounting guidance as it applies to relevant accounting areas such as leases (ASC 842)
  • Support scaling our processes through automation by working on system implementations and enhancements
  • Develop and own monthly close processes for general ledger related processes including prepaid and accrued expenses, fixed assets, and cash
  • Prepare month-end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and fluctuation analysis leveraging our existing financial systems and tools
  • Help prepare and present monthly and quarterly management reporting packages to management
  • Partner with and support our Finance & Strategy teams on understanding our corporate spend including new initiatives and projects
  • Develop and leverage business partnerships across Stripe, including our Workplace, People, Finance, and Engineering teams

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience, with a degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA or MBA strongly preferred).
  • Public accounting (Big 4 preferred) and private industry experience
  • Fluency with U.S. GAAP and the ability to research complex transactions
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and accounting systems
  • The ability to partner cross-functionally across Stripe
  • A good understanding of both financial and operational controls
  • The ability to be flexible and comfortable with changing requirements
  • The ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced, hyper growth environment

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the payments industry

To apply, please include:

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile

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.

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