M&A Integrations Accountant

Stripe

  • Full Time

We are looking for an M&A Integrations Accountant to work cross collaboratively to ensure successful and thoughtful accounting integration.  This person would be expected to coordinate integration activities with respect to monthly consolidation, policy alignment as well as longer term strategic integration coordination among existing Stripe teams and processes in addition to helping with accounting for business combinations including coordination and review of externally prepared valuation reports.  This person will ideally have relevant experience with various areas of accounting including business combinations, revenue, foreign currency, valuation concepts, financial instruments,  and consolidation. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and have exceptional executive presence when working directly with other teams at Stripe, potential acquisition targets/acquirees and Stripe leadership.  Ideally this person will have both public accounting and industry experience with exceptional detail orientation and problem-solving aptitude.  This role will be based in either Seattle or San Francisco. 

 

You will:

  • Shape the evolution of our integration playbook and strategy by implementing leading practices, efficiency opportunities, and internal controls
  • Scope and lead complex, cross functional projects and process improvements spanning multiple teams to find long term and scalable solutions which effectively integrate into Stripe’s systems and processes
  • Be the directly responsible individual ensuring timely and accurate reporting of unintegrated subsidiaries/businesses 
  • Communicate and influence unintegrated teams to align with Stripe policies, procedures, and norms 
  • Design and maintain alignment between subsidiary local accounting structure and Stripe structure (e.g. Chart of Account alignment, policy alignment, etc.)
  • Advise on accounting and reporting requirements with reference to authoritative guidance specific to the subsidiaries to which you provide oversight
  • Partner with Tax, Intercompany, Corporate Development, Corporate Legal,  Finance, and Finance & Strategy teams 
  • Participate in building scalable accounting processes to support global growth
  • Serve as a corporate controllership/oversight function over subsidiaries until they are integrated into the broader Stripe teams/systems. 

 

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 5-8 years of experience (a mix of public accounting experience and prior experience in an industry operational role strongly preferred)
  • Expertise in U.S. GAAP and financial reporting requirements (CPA required)
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions and accounting for equity investments
  • Demonstrated experience driving process change in a high-growth, global environment
  • Detail-oriented and rigorous approach to delivering high-quality work
  • Enthusiasm to get things done through a combination of hands on execution and leading others
  • Experience proactively managing projects spanning multiple teams end-to-end   
  • Structured, solutions-oriented response to problem statements
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to distill complexity
  • Ability to influence across diverse groups and levels
  • Experience with Oracle Financials Cloud (preferred)