Finance Systems Lead San Francisco

Help architect, build and run our finance applications as we scale!

Stripe provide tools that make it easier for entrepreneurs all over the world to grow their businesses. We are looking for a proven leader to lead our internal systems team. You will help us identify gaps in our current processes, bring knowledge of best practices around identity management, controls and systems integrations from past experience at large companies. You will be innovative and not bound by the strictures of past practices developed elsewhere. We want Stripe to be at the leading edge of all business systems applying the leanest, most efficient, uncluttered and non-bureaucratic process possible, while still developing an appropriately controlled and accurate internal systems environment.


  • Own the long-term strategic roadmap for finance systems
  • Be a thought-partner with engineering on internal tooling initiatives
  • Work closely with business partners to understand and define requirements, objectives, and processes to drive strategic application efforts
  • Understand, document and define data flow among existing systems to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation
  • Ensure appropriate controls and documentation are followed to facilitate an effective control environment
  • Build out a team to maintain existing applications and implement new solutions as needed

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 10-15 years of relevant system architecting experience
  • 5+ years working with Oracle on premise or 2+ years with Oracle Cloud
  • Experience implementing and managing financial planning systems
  • Experience scaling a global organization working with business partners and engineering teams.
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment, and lead and drive complex operational initiatives.
  • Proven ability to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing business environment, resolve problems and offer impacting solutions.
  • Excellent analytical skills, combined with impeccable business judgment and ability to communicate effectively with management, IT, vendors and international teams.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

You should include these in your application:

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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