Global Accountant in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    R0049334

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 286 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The PayPal Controllership, Global Record-to-Report organization is looking for a highly motivated individual with a combination of strong lease accounting, overall close activities and interpersonal skills. The position is located in Omaha, NE and will support lease accounting and general ledger close activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehend and implement lease accounting policies
  • Oversee close process for Balance Sheet activity
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Perform and support account reconciliations
  • Support SOX & Audit tasks related to lease accounting and general ledger activity

The successful candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment, learn quickly, and possess lease accounting experience. The ability to manage relationships cross functionally through clear communication of goals and objectives is extremely important.

Candidates for this position must have:

  • 2-4 years accounting experience in both lease accounting and the close cycle.  Experience at a large international growth company a plus.
  • Solid experience with SAP General Ledger system
  • Strong process improvement skills; proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, rapidly changing environment, and to lead and drive complex initiatives.
  • Attention to detail, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement.

Candidates should also possess the following:

  • Strong understanding of internal controls, compliance, and SOX
  • Good communications skills
  • Energy and desire to thrive in a fast-paced organization with flexibility as needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent required – CPA preferred

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

R0049334

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