Corporate Accounting Manager

May 17, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Minimum qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent practical experience.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA).
- 10 years of experience in accounting or a related function, or 8 years with with an advanced degree in accounting, business, or finance.
Preferred qualifications:
- Experience with SAP or other large-scale ERP system.
- Experience with GAAP and internal control best practices.
- Experience creating accounting memos and process documentation.
- Ability to handle a varied and diverse workload, while ensuring accuracy, timeliness, high degree of attention to detail, and a commitment to continuous process improvement.
- Ability to work with cross-functional and global teams at all levels.
- Excellent work ethic, agile mindset, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changing responsibilities and priorities, and to lead and drive complex initiatives.
Google accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. You know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team become more efficient and effective. A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, advocate best practices and pitch in where needed. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support business objectives.
The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.
- Manage the accounting close process and make critical business decisions during the close to ensure smooth close processing.
- Develop and maintain operational accounting policies, implement process improvements to enhance the existing policies and streamline close activities. Serve as the primary business owner of the general ledger system provisions, security roles, system configurations, validations, and General Ledger (GL) data elements governance.
- Collaborate with business and engineering partners to troubleshoot accounting system issues that impacts the close operations. Assist with special projects, such as system implementations, automation, or process designs.
- Assist on non-routine accounting transactions analysis and operational accounting process documentations.
- Collaborate with and support adhoc accounting projects with business partners, including Controllership and cross-functional Finance teams. Prepare executive-level presentations for leadership and stakeholders.
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