Principal,Treasury Operations, Payments

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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.

The Treasury  team is looking for a highly qualified Manager for our Americas Operations function, supporting our payment company Treasury activities.  Reporting to the Director, Global Treasury in San Francisco,  the ideal candidate will have solid corporate treasury experience and enjoys working in a challenging, fast–paced and high-growth environment.


  • Manage banking operations; ensure cash management is performed in accordance with the regulations regionally
  • Partner closely with our Payments team to implement and maintain new product offerings
  • Work closely with internal groups including Accounting, Tax, Legal, Product and Payments on Treasury related projects
  • Develop efficient bank account structures in support of our payments platform
  • Create robust short-term cash flow forecasting processes
  • Assist with the management of intercompany relationships and settlements
  • Implement remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk; refine and document Treasury processes and procedures
  • Handle ad-hoc Treasury projects and presentations for Treasury
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a growing team of Treasury professionals


  • 8+ years experience in global corporate treasury
  • Experience working at a Payments or Marketplace company highly desirable
  • Strong familiarity with merchant payment processors and systems
  • LatAm and US Treasury management experience is preferred
  • Treasury Management System (TMS) experience
  • Strong communication skills, ability to multitask, and high attention to detail
  • A strong understanding of financial and operational controls
  • Experience in a fast-paced start-up or large multinational
  • Team Player, high level of dependability and strong work ethic
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with the ability to work independently 
  • CTP a plus
  • Passion for Airbnb and knowledge of the industry

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