Staff Accountant at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
The Finance Team includes Finance Business Partnership, Accounting, Finance Operations, Financial Systems, Internal Audit, Tax, Treasury, and Investor Relations teams. Together, the team partners with leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions, inform investors about our business model and progress, and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.
We’re looking for a Staff Accountant to join Snap Inc! Working closely with the Accounting team and various cross functional teams, you will analyze accounting treatment for certain transactions, record and report accounting transactions, and optimize processes for efficient and accurate data flow. Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you’ll collaborate with these, and other business partners daily to ensure accurate and timely accounting and US GAAP reporting.
What you’ll do:
Prepare monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the monthly close process for areas, as assigned
Prepare materials for internal and external reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis
Prepare various reconciliations and analysis of account activity
Identify risks, implement controls, and maintain proper process documentation and evidence in accordance with SOX
Provide support for the annual financial statement audit, as well as periodic internal audits
Improve and document general processes for assigned areas
Provide support for other ad hoc analyses and projects as needed
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Exceptional analytical and Excel skills, including Pivot Tables, VLookUps, etc.
Strong accounting knowledge and an understanding of US GAAP
Ability to work under pressure and perform several tasks concurrently in a deadline driven environment
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, and superior attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A proactive person who can multitask, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency
Exceptional organizational skills
Strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods
Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team
Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting or finance, or equivalent years of experience
1+ years of experience as an accounting professional
CPA License, or in progress
Big 4 firm experience
Fortune 500 and/or private company experience
Experience working in cloud finance systems (Oracle, Netsuite, etc.)
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].