Finance Operations, Travel & Expense Process Specialist

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.

What you’ll do

Supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion, The Travel and Expense
Specialist plays a key role in the development and delivery of training
and assists in the implementation and communication of any functional
changes to expense reimbursement systems or procedures. The Travel and
Expense Specialist will also perform Review and approval of expense
claims as per Policy and liaise with department representatives,
auditors, and individual claimants from diverse backgrounds to explain
procedures and resolve problems.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Global Travel & Expense Team as they manage the
    transition of T&E workflows to the team in our Bengaluru site.
  • Be responsible for executing on T&E processes to the highest
    standard such as expense audits and approvals, cash reimbursements and
    query management. 
  • Assist in building strategic change as T&E function moves to
    data-driven review and audit process. 
  • Support the T&E escalation and notification process through
    creation of strategic level dashboards, and employee level
    reach-outs. 
  • Possess a keen ability to balance multiple tasks and adapt to a
    global, fast-paced environment without compromising on Stripe’s ‘user’
    first principle
  • Have a keen eye for process improvements and the ability to manage
    T&E related projects that may require cross-team engagement 
  • Create, monitor, and meet SLAs across processes while owning process
    and system improvements to maintain SLAs as volume scales
  • Assist in process documentation, process improvement and training of
    new team members

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.

The successful candidate will be detail oriented with strong problem
solving, and analytical skills, have outstanding customer-service with
an enthusiasm for driving operational excellence and process
improvements.

Minimum requirements

  • 6+ years of relevant finance experience, with a degree in Finance or
    Data Science an advantage 
  • Proven ability to identify and drive process improvements across the
    scope of their role.
  • Ability to move between operational and strategic tasks as required by
    the role. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to review large data sets,
    and spot trends and areas of interest.
  • Ability to work independently in a scaling and rapidly changing
    environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to communicate, both
    written and verbal
  • Solid problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves
    to get the job done

Preferred qualifications

  • Sound experience in Expense Management Systems (e.g Expensify, Concur,
    Oracle iexpense) 
  • Advanced Excel/data analytics skills to help review and manage large
    datasets (SQL, etc.)
  • Experience with Alteryx or other transformation tools
  • Report writing skills, process documentation and advanced problem
    solving skills
  • Accounting background (experience with journal entries, accruals,
    monthly close, etc)

Office locations

Bengaluru

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.