Equity and Reporting

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 Accounting Team is responsible for understanding and telling Stripe’s financial story and shaping our collective understanding of how Stripe is performing as a business. Our primary focus is maintaining a well-controlled environment that effectively supports corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure requirements. We advise and enable Stripe to grow. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with cross-functional and international teams.

What you’ll do

Stripe is seeking an Accounting leader to join its world class Accounting team and help us scale for the future, in a fast-paced environment that’s growing rapidly. In this role you will support all aspects of our equity programs, leveraging your technical expertise with US GAAP, to quickly identify accounting implications and impacts to our cross-functional stakeholders. In addition, you will support our financial, regulatory and internal reporting processes, financial systems, and related internal controls.

Responsibilities

  • Build scalable accounting processes to support global growth
  • Identify, recommend, and implement process and automation improvements
  • Plan and perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses, financial reporting deliverables, and analytical reviews with a focus on Equity and Stock Based Compensation
  • Produce internal management analyses and reporting
  • Support external audit processes
  • Partner with teams such as Internal Systems, Finance and Strategy, Treasury, Global Equity Management, Tax, and Legal to determine and operationalize the accounting implications of new business initiatives and transactions
  • Research and prepare technical accounting documentation with a focus on Equity (ASC 505) & Stock Based Compensation (ASC 718)
  • Design, implement, and execute efficient internal control procedures
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation

Who you are

We're looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • 7+ years of relevant public accounting and/or industry experience
  • B.A. or B.S degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA strongly preferred)
  • Fluency in U.S. GAAP and ability to research complex accounting issues
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Experience with internal controls (design, implementation and execution)
  • Demonstrated history of taking on various types of challenging projects and producing results
  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices
  • Strong attention to detail and have a high degree of accuracy

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the technology or payments industry.
  • Experience with Oracle, Shareworks, and/or Workiva

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

Seattle

Team

Controllership

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.