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Revenue and Go-to-Market Accountant

at Stripe

Seattle, United States

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Stripe Product Accounting Team is responsible for supporting all products at Stripe, consulting on accounting implications and supporting teams' ability to make informed strategic decisions. We are responsible for the accurate and timely recording of all business-generated transactions on our balance sheet and income statement. We operate in a fast-paced environment and collaborate significantly with cross-functional and international teams.

What you’ll do

Stripe is seeking an experienced accountant to join its world class Accounting team and help us scale for the future, in a fast-paced environment that is growing rapidly. In this role you will support our Payments and Payment Products revenue accounting, leveraging your technical expertise with US GAAP, specifically ASC 606, to quickly identify accounting implications and impacts to customers while advising and collaborating with team members cross-functionally to develop operational processes that help us scale.


  • Build scalable accounting processes to support global growth in payment processing accounting
  • Partner closely with our product, go-to-market, and finance partners to thoroughly understand new products, features, and contracts, and advise on accounting implications
  • Partner with internal systems and engineering teams to support internal financial systems and automation of accounting processes
  • Research and prepare technical accounting analyses
  • Assess the effectiveness of internal controls, and design new processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date accounting procedural documentation
  • Plan and perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses, financial reporting deliverables, and analytical reviews 
  • Produce internal management analyses and reporting
  • Support external audit processes

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • 7+ years of relevant public accounting and/or industry experience in accounting
  • B.A. or B.S degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA strongly preferred)
  • Fluency in U.S. GAAP and ability to research complex accounting issues with a focus in ASC 606
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal, with ability to convey financial concepts to both financial and non-financial audiences 
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and experience working with large data sets, often coming from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Experience with internal controls (design, implementation and execution) 
  • Demonstrated history of taking on various types of challenging projects and producing results, with excellent attention to detail 
  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices, and challenging existing processes to identify improvement opportunities

Preferred qualifications

  • CPA or similar qualification
  • Experience using SQL to self-service information 
  • Payments or Tech industry experience

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