Manager, Financial Reporting

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What Airbnb is looking for in applicants

Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

What you’ll do:

● Role requires strong business acumen as well as an ability to translate business requirements into global
processes and systems.
● Responsible for the preparation of financial statements in accordance with local GAAP requirements
(FRS 102, IFRS & US GAAP).
● Finalization & Analytical review of Trial balance with passing of all the STAT adjustment journals.
● Responsible for managing audit requests and coordinating with the auditors for timely completion of

● Responsible for reconciliation from US GAAP books to local stat books.
● Responsible for delivery of ad hoc project requirements.
● Liaise internally and with the third-party service providers (Auditor's, Local service providers) in the
preparation, approval, signing and filling of financial statements and provide solutions (solution
oriented approach).
● Responsible for Simplification, standardization and automation of financial reporting
● Team management : Aid to the development of the skills of the team, aiding career development of the
team by sharing regular feedback, regular catch-ups.
● Manage good relationships with the stakeholders, own the process that matches Airbnb brand
● Outlining & examining the standard operating process (SOP's) and process maps. Flexibility in role/responsibilities and shifts timings in a dynamic environment to contribute and achieve overall organisational objectives.

What you bring:

● Chartered Accountant having relevant required post-qualification experience and strong end to end
understanding of Auditing, Financial Reporting and General Ledger processes.
● Relevant experience of system Workday. Wdesk for the preparation of financial statements and
Smartsheet for project management would be an added advantage.
● A leader with a strong sense of ownership, who makes sure the team delivers the challenging tasks
with the highest quality.
● Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must. - Champion the Mission to help teams understand how their work contributes to end goals. - Embrace the adventure with peers & teams using innovative channels of communication to keep teams up-to-date with day-to-day changes in expectations and goals that are relevant to their roles.
● Strong analytical behavior to challenge "Status Quo".
● Self-motivated person who creates and drives initiatives.
● Having an innovative thought process and highly focused to drive automation with Alteryx, Six Sigma or any other effective means.

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