Accounting, Revenue and Margin Lead

Stripe

  • Full Time

Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. We’re helping small startups and the world’s biggest companies build products, create business models, and scale their efforts globally. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. We’re growing exponentially, but the opportunity in front of us is still vast.

In order to capitalize on that opportunity we need to balance investing aggressively and operating with financial discipline. Finance is the strategic engine that drives rigorous decision making and acts as the financial stewards of Stripe’s businesses – and we’d like your help.

Stripe is seeking an Accounting leader to join its world class Accounting team and help us scale for the future, in a fast-paced environment that’s growing rapidly. In this role you will lead the day to day operations of our Global Margin Accounting function, leveraging your technical expertise with US GAAP, specifically ASC 606, to quickly identify accounting implications and impacts to customers while advising and collaborating with team members cross-functionally to develop operational processes that help us scale.

 

You will:

  • Lead global revenue recognition and cost activities including technical revenue recognition, monthly close, and deal desk review
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders (Legal, Sales, Deal Desk, Finance & Strategy) to collaborate on non-routine transactions, new product offerings and process improvements
  • Enhance existing operational processes to provide good service to our business partners while ensuring efficiency and accuracy and our results
  • Partner with Finance & Strategy to understand revenue recognition impacts to forecasted results
  • Review revenue accounting conclusions and lead communication of those conclusions among internal and external stakeholders including auditors
  • Maintain revenue accounting policies and advise on the implementation of new accounting conclusions
  • Implement and maintain a strong internal control environment
  • Drive career development for the Margin Accounting team, providing the leadership and structure for the team to excel as the company grows

 

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 15+ years of experience working in a combination of auditing and revenue accounting
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA strongly preferred
  • Experience with fintech, payments, high volume environments strongly preferred
  • Strong US GAAP revenue accounting knowledge and specifically ASC 606
  • Experience analyzing SaaS, Banking-as-a-service and Professional Services contracts to identify revenue-related issues and proper accounting treatment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience working cross functionally with Finance, Legal and Sales to identify accounting issues proactively and research applicable US GAAP implications as necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to articulate complex issues to a variety of audiences
  • High emotional intelligence, ability to build and sustain relationships at multiple levels and collaborate effectively
  • Proven record of mentoring and developing talent
  • Highly adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment 

You should include these in your application: 

  • Your resume and/or LinkedIn profile