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Accounting Manager

at Uber Technologies, inc

Posted: 4/11/2019
Job Reference #: 46294

Job Description

  • Location
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Finance & Accounting - Accounting
  • Uber Overview

    At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

    We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

    Job Description

    About the Role

    This Accounting Manager will have an impact on the way the accounting team is built, data center operations, processes and systems are implemented and the business expands globally. You are a technical accountant expert but also savvy operationally to ensure optimal and efficient operations in a controls environment.

    What You'll Do / What You'll Need / Bonus Points / About the Team

    What You'll Do

    • This is a challenging role offering the opportunity to build Uber’s data center accounting practice from the ground up
    • Design and implement best in class systems, processes and controls for data center accounting to support regulatory and accounting compliance
    • Develop effective and efficient month end close process as it relates to data center and capital leases
    • Technical accounting expert and decision maker on policy and procedures. Develop, document, implement and monitor operational accounting policies and procedures
    • Continuously strive for operational excellence - never settling for status quo. Ruthless prioritization to ensure operational effectiveness in a SOX environment while maintaining agility
    • Serve as primary point of contact and liaison for audit requests
    • Support R & D activities and new product development trials and launches
    • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations to assist management with business decisions
    • Develop and implement process improvements, document desktop procedures, and processes to achieve efficiencies
    • Assist in communication with international entities and consolidations
    • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
    • Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements
    • Assist executive leadership teams with special projects, research and supplemental reporting

    What You'll Need

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA/CA or equivalent
    • 5+ years of relevant leadership work experience in public accounting and/or a high tech organization
    • Excellent leadership skills with collaborative working style and ability to work cross functionally
    • Ability to self-manage and execute in unstructured environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence and drive sound business decisions
    • Proven track record of increased responsibilities and scope
    • Solid knowledge of accounting policies/procedures and financial statements.
    • Strong program management and organization skills with an ability to plan and perform multiple tasks
    • Ability to independently resolve complex problems where analysis requires the in-depth evaluation of numerous factors
    • Experience with Oracle R12 or another large scale ERP is preferred

    About the Team

    We build scalable & controlled processes and help implement accounting systems and automation for our Global Accounting function.

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