Google Store Controller

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
EducationSkills
Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
CA/CPA certificate.
12 years of relevant work experience, including experience in consumer hardware and/or retail industries.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in leading and managing teams.
Accounting experience, as well as industry experience in an operational accounting role.
Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP.
Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment, and to lead and drive complex operational initiatives
Demonstrated job stability with increasing levels of responsibility, and a track record of successfully managing cross-functional initiatives.
Effective analytical skills and business judgment. Ability to communicate effectively with senior management.
About the job
Google accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and you'll review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports - and all this sounds like fun to you. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, advocate best practices and roll up your sleeves to pitch in when it's all hands on deck. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Google's business objectives.

As a Google Store Controller, you will partner with various key stakeholders (Sales, Go-to-market, Product, Systems, FP&A, Financial Operations and Legal) to establish and maintain critical financial infrastructure and processes for our PA’s online sales channel channel.

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.

Responsibilities
Manage and maintain accountability for accuracy, timeliness and efficiency of accounting processes related to Google’s first party retail channel (Google Store).
Develop, manage and coach a team of direct reports, as well effectively leverage global and regional hardware controllership team.
Review and provide feedback on deals to ensure we are striking the best deals possible for Google. Focus on mitigating risk, vet accounting implications and confirm we can operationally support deals.
Articulate risks to management teams. Identify and propose solutions, and secure management buy-in to resolve process, systems and people gaps.
Collaborate with external auditors during quarterly reviews and year-end audits as well as with our SOX PMO team.
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