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Product Accounting

Stripe

Stripe

Accounting & Finance, Product
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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 Product Intercompany Accounting Team is responsible for supporting all intercompany activities generated from business at Stripe, consulting on accounting implications and supporting teams' ability to make informed strategic decisions. Our dynamic team is expanding, and we’re looking for an experienced accountant to support our goals of scaling for the future. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with cross-functional and international teams.

What you’ll do

Stripe builds the economic infrastructure for the internet. We handle hundreds of billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their businesses on Stripe. To further this important mission, we are seeking an accountant who will support processing and reporting global intercompany activities, work on product launch and intercompany initiatives as well as facilitate external and internal audits. This role reports to the Product Intercompany Accounting Lead.

Product intercompany is a wide-reaching area at Stripe. This person will be responsible for supporting all intercompany activities throughout the lifecycle of a transaction. The candidate will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the financial, statutory, and internal reporting processes, financial systems, internal controls, and business support. This person would also be responsible for advising on accounting and reporting requirements with reference to authoritative guidance. In this role, you will partner with our global Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Financial Systems, Regulatory/Compliance Legal and Engineering teams.

Ideally this person will have both public accounting and industry experience in tech or financial service industries, as well as experience working for companies with a high volume of complex transactions and issues. This role will be based in Seattle.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in building scalable accounting processes to support global growth and new product launches.
  • Plan, perform and review monthly and quarterly close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses and analytical reviews, producing internal management reporting and external audit support.
  • Partner with Tax, Treasury, Regulatory/Compliance Legal, Finance Systems, and Engineering teams to support internal financial systems process improvements and automation.
  • Design, implement and execute efficient internal control procedures.
  • Automate, streamline and re-design processes to develop the most effective and accurate bookings of intercompany transactions and reconciliations.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation.
  • Support internal and external audit requests.

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 public accounting and/or industry experience
  • B.A. or B.S degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA strongly preferred)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the financial service payment processor or technology industry
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion, Oracle FCCS, SQL
  • Fluency in U.S. GAAP and ability to research complex accounting issues
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and experience working with large data sets
  • Comfortable managing through ambiguous situations with the flexibility to consistently adapt in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with internal controls (design, implementation and execution)
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.

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