Technical Revenue Accounting Lead

Stripe

  • Full Time

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 Stripe Platform Accounting Team is responsible for supporting all businesses at Stripe, consulting on accounting implications and supporting teams' ability to make informed strategic decisions. We are responsible for the accurate and timely recording of all business-generated transactions on our balance sheet and income statement. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with cross-functional and international teams. 

What you’ll do

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 support our Payments and Payment Products revenue accounting, 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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Build scalable accounting processes to support global growth in payment processing accounting
  • Partner closely with our product and finance partners to thoroughly understand new products, features, and contracts, and advise on accounting implications
  • Research and prepare technical accounting analyses
  • Partner with Internal Systems and Engineering teams to support internal financial systems and automation of accounting processes
  • Assess the effectiveness of internal controls, and design new processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date accounting policies and procedures

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:

  • 10+ 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 with a focus in ASC 606
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and experience working with large data sets
  • 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

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the payments industry
  • Experience working at a public company