The Stripe Accounting Team is responsible for all aspects of the financial, statutory and internal reporting processes, financial systems, internal controls and business support. Our dynamic team is expanding, and we’re looking for experienced accountants to support our goals of scaling the accounting function for the future. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with international and cross-functional teams. A Financial Accountant will support the processing and reporting of financial results.
Participate in building scalable accounting processes to support global growth
Plan and perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses and analytical reviews, producing internal management reporting and external audit support.
Partner with Internal Systems, Treasury, Tax and Legal to support internal financial systems process improvements and automation and to advise on accounting implications
Research and prepare technical accounting analyses for new accounting pronouncements and/or business initiatives
Design, implement and execute efficient internal control procedures
Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation
We’re looking for someone with:
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 and experience working with large data
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
You also likely have:
Knowledge of (or experience in) the technology or payments industry.
Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies like Salesforce and Facebook—use the company’s software to accept online payments and run technically sophisticated financial operations in more than 100 countries. Stripe helps new companies get started and grow their revenues, and established businesses accelerate into new markets and launch new business models. Over the long term, Stripe aims to increase the GDP of the internet.
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.