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Technical Revenue Accounting

Stripe

Stripe

IT, Accounting & Finance
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 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 Stripe Product Accounting Team is responsible for supporting all products 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.

The Revenue Policy, BaaS, and SaaS Team sits underneath the Stripe Product Accounting Team. We are responsible for drafting and maintaining revenue accounting policies as well as analyzing, enabling, and approving new commercial constructs, changes to standard user contract language, and custom contract language. We are also responsible for operational accounting related to our Connect, SaaS, and BaaS products.

What you’ll do

As a member of the Revenue Policy, BaaS, and SaaS Team, you will support the technical and operational accounting for our Connect product as well as project management and execution of our technical revenue accounting and go-to-market accounting tasks and initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead Accounting subject matter expert on our Connect product, including developing resources around the technical and operational accounting impact
  • Develop and maintain project management resources around our technical and go-to-market accounting tasks and initiatives
  • Develop accounting requirements documents to enable automation of our accounting policies
  • Develop standard operating procedures around manual accounting processes implemented to enact our accounting policies
  • Research technical revenue accounting issues and draft related memos
  • Build and maintain relationships across Global Deal Management, Commercial Legal, Tax, Finance, and Systems teams to increase collaboration and productivity

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 relevant public accounting and/or industry experience in technical revenue accounting
  • 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/or Google Sheets 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
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously

Preferred qualifications

  • CPA or similar qualification
  • Experience using SQL to self-service information
  • Payments or Tech industry experience
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