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Senior GL Accountant

 

Senior GL Accountant

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time
  • Finance and Accounting

About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Pinterest is looking for a General Ledger Accountant to help build out our international accounting function. You’ll have the unique opportunity to build processes, collaborate cross-functionally and play a key role in the accounting team’s ability to scale in a fast-paced environment.  The Senior GL Accountant will own various areas of international accounting and gain exposure to ad hoc initiatives.

What you'll do:

  • Play a key role in transitioning international accounting processes (currently being provided by an external accounting firm) in-house
  • Maintain the Company’s financial books and records for select international entities, including oversight of intercompany transactions and accounts, in a SOX-compliant manner
  • Actively participate in the month-end close process, owning preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP
  • Analyze financial activity and provide monthly close deliverables to management
  • Effectively collaborate with FP&A and other cross-functional teams to ensure completeness of accruals
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable (‘AP’) team and assist in AP processes to maintain SOX controls
  • Preparation of PBCs for annual and quarterly reviews, as required, for external auditors
  • Coordination with third party service providers to fulfill local statutory requirements
  • Conduct regular review of accounting processes to identify areas for improvement 
  • Perform special projects and financial analysis to support our rapid growth

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting-related field
  • Big 4 accounting firm (or similar) experience 
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (Vlookups, sumifs, pivot tables, etc)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills
  • Results-driven individual with a team-oriented mindset 
  • Ability to stay organized and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced, continuously changing environment
  • Nice to haves: CPA/CA or CPA/CA path, Accounts Payable experience, Accounting ERP experience (preferably Oracle)
  • Nice to haves: CPA/CA or CPA/CA path, Accounts Payable experience, Accounting ERP experience (preferably Oracle)

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