Accountant, Total Compensation

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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.

Job Summary

Airbnb is looking for a highly qualified Total Compensation Accountant to join the Global Payroll Accounting team supporting Airbnb’s rapid and sustained global growth. The candidate will be responsible for reconciling and analyzing payroll related balance sheet and P&L accounts and ensuring transactions are processed and reported in the company’s financial system. The ideal candidate will have outstanding problem solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast–paced, high-growth environment. Strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines consistently and capability to work well under pressure is a must.

Duties &  Responsibilities

  • Perform month and quarter end close activities, including journal entries, detail and summary level analysis of impacts to the balance sheet and income statement, balance sheet account reconciliations, and reporting schedules
  • Provide requests to external auditors for both GAAP & Statutory audits for respective regions
  • Support payroll operations with accounting knowledge
  • Support / oversee / liaise with third-party payroll accountants - document / update processes & controls
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and other tasks as assigned
  • Collaborate with all parts of Finance, Legal & Talent to ensure accurate financial statements
  • Assist in documentation/implementation of internal controls

Requirements & Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience, with at least 1 year relevant month-end close experience
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, organization and critical thinking skills
  • Self starter with the ability to form conclusions and present findings
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with ERP systems, Workday and/or Oracle
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

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