Full Job Description
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics, or equivalent practical experience.
7 years of accounting experience with multi-currency environments in a relevant industry or consulting.
Experience in finance, accounting, FinTech or investment industries and Industry and multinational-company experience.
Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle and SAP.
Knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, especially related to Intercompany transaction and transfer pricing principles.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Ability to learn quickly on the job to execute tasks in a fast paced environment and cross functional environment.
Ability to make well-reasoned and timely decisions by applying analytical skills and outstanding time and project management skills to establish and meet deadlines.
Strong written and spoken communication skills.
About the job
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.
You'll lead an accounting process from end-to-end. Other responsibilities include reconciling balance sheets and P&L accounts, and providing supplementary financial information for internal and external reports.
The intercompany accounting team in Corporate Accounting manages critical transactions between Alphabet, Google and Bets. We are responsible for the month-end activities of intercompany across all bets. Our mission is to thoughtfully work on standardizing and adding value to intercompany practices in order to build an impactful and collaborative culture with Alphabet and Bets Partners. Our work intersects with multiple teams in Finance and CorpEng, including bets finance, Treasury,Tax and many others. We are also involved in ERP integration and transaction automation related to bets intercompany transaction. We strive to support, innovate and be impactful.
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.
Ability to navigate through the complicated and intersegment transactions between Bets and Google entities and provide comprehensive solutions.
Partner with cross-functional teams to provide guidance, recommendations, and best practices to bets on Intercompany transactions.
Lead cross-functional accounting projects to define, implement and maintain processes and procedures to support standardization of bets intercompany transactions across all bets.
Review and ensure accuracy of various intercompany cross charges and allocation and evaluate and identify areas of potential exposure and internal control weaknesses, and initiate improvements in these areas.
Ensure all processes and procedures are fully compliant with US GAAP and transfer pricing principles. Identify future risk with business change and assess and determine the appropriate US GAAP treatment for new transactions.
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