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Accountant

Snapchat

Snapchat

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Finance Team includes Finance Business Partnership, Accounting, Finance Operations, Financial Systems, Internal Audit, Tax, Treasury, and Investor Relations teams. Together, the team partners with leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions, inform investors about our business model and progress, and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.

We’re looking for an Accountant to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Accounting team and various cross functional teams, you will analyze accounting treatment for certain transactions, record and report accounting transactions, as well as optimize processes for efficient and accurate data flow. You will collaborate with these, and other business partners daily to ensure accurate and timely accounting and US GAAP reporting and local statutory reporting.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the monthly close process for areas, as assigned

  • Prepare materials for internal and external reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Prepare various reconciliations and analysis of account activity

  • Identify risks, implement controls, and maintain proper process documentation and evidence in accordance with SOX

  • Provide support for the annual financial statement audit, as well as periodic internal audits

  • Improve and document general processes for assigned areas

  • Drive and provide support for ad hoc projects and analyses

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional analytical and Excel skills, including Pivot Tables, VLookUps, etc.

  • Accounting knowledge and an understanding of US GAAP and IFRS

  • Ability to work under pressure and perform several tasks concurrently in a deadline driven environment

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, and superior attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A proactive person who can multitask, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods

  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or equivalent years of experience

  • 1+ years of experience as an accounting professional

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or in progress for qualification

  • Big 4 firm experience

  • Listed and/or large private company experience

  • Experience working in cloud finance systems (Oracle, etc.)

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and provide us some information.

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!