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eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader, which includes our Marketplace platforms that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity for all.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection.
Our technologies and services are designed to provide buyers choice and a breadth of relevant inventory from around the globe and to enable sellers worldwide to organize and offer their inventory for sale, virtually anytime and anywhere.
In 2020, eBay enabled $100 billion of gross merchandise volume.
The eBay Controllership team is seeking a highly motivated individual with a combination of technical and operational accounting skills to join the team as a Revenue Accounting Analyst .
This is an opportunity to become a member of a dynamic organization supporting eBay’s largest, and multi-billion-dollar Marketplaces platform supporting various international shipping programs and driving operational accounting process improvement.
Ideal candidates will leverage their accounting and process knowledge to contribute meaningfully to a winning organization.
The successful candidate will find him / herself surrounded by sharp professionals with diverse backgrounds, operating in a fast-paced, intellectual, and team-oriented environment.
This role is an Accountant position reporting within the Global Revenue Controlling team. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following :
Support new business initiatives through identification of accounting requirements and ensure implementation of financial controls and process and system solutions.
Support the month-end close by performing and validating accruals, preparing and reviewing complex account reconciliations and reserve models, and conducting fluctuation analyses.
Support accounting and reporting system related projects from a business owner perspective, including concept development, requirement identification, user testing, and production implementation from a process and operational standpoint.
Support SOX and Financial audit by ensuring controls are properly documented, executed and any changes are updated appropriately
Be a trusted and relevant Controlling partner to cross functional groups such as Finance, Accounting Policy, Tax, Legal, Shared Services, Systems and local Accounting and Business teams
Conduct on-going reviews of accounting processes, internal controls, and overall effectiveness to drive process improvements through automation, streamlining and standard methodologies towards a vision of World Class Controlling and collaboration across the CAO organization.
The success of this role will largely be dependent on the ability to manage and collaborate with various partners and ensure month-end processes and accounting systems are designed and implemented in accordance with the accounting and reporting requirements of the Controllership team.
The model candidate will demonstrate a sense of problem awareness, the skills for critical thinking, an ability to break down and improve accounting processes, systems, and data, and a vision for future needs.
Basic Qualifications :
Candidates must be self-starters with a solid work ethic and possess the following :
4+ years’ progressive accounting operational experience, including revenue accounting (Tech industry and / or public company and / or Big4 public accounting experience a strong plus).
University degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA certification a plus.
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, and experience applying these skills to resolve operational accounting process and system issues.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP (specifically revenue recognition guidance), SOX, and standard accounting processes and controls.
Strong background in accounting or finance, business processes and internal control evaluation. Ability to design and implement processes in support of new business or governance initiatives and experience leading operational and process change with a drive towards world class controlling processes and controls.
Advanced Excel knowledge (Pivot Tables, v-lookups, etc.). SQL knowledge (Basic to Intermediate) a plus.
Effective communication skills - including the capability to listen to the needs of others, articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, and present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations.
Customer focus and the ability to effectively collaborate and influence in a cross-functional and / or matrix environment, including working with all levels and in multiple locations.
Comfort with initiating and responding to change; problem solving and demonstrated ability to leverage systems to improve accounting processes and controls.
Ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks, work independently and deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
Experience with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.). Experience working with large data sets and / or data warehouse reporting tools (Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Tableau, etc.) preferred.
Focus on eBay’s cultural values.
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies.
So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day.
We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.