Manager, Technical Accounting

Facebook   •  

Menlo Park, CA

Industry: Technology

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8 - 10 years

Posted 21 days ago

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around theworld, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.Facebook is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager, primarily focusing on technical accounting issues relating to revenue recognition, including monetization of new products. This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park, CA headquarters.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review contracts and agreements, research relevant accounting guidance, recommend accounting and disclosure requirements for complex non-routine transactions, primarily focusing on revenue recognition and monetization of new products. Additional responsibilities could include reviewing complex transaction relating to business combination, share-based compensation, procurement and leases
  • Prepare technical accounting memorandums for significant transactions and support thereview process with finance management and external auditors
  • Support various accounting teams with the drafting and review of any new accounting policies or updates of existing policies
  • Understand and provide interpretation of new accounting pronouncements in order toassist management in assessing financial and operational implications
  • Participate in the review of quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Prepare Facebook’s response to new FASB accounting proposals
  • Prepare and present training on relevant accounting areas to Facebook personnel

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor or higher degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA, or equivalent qualification with US GAAP experience
  • 8+ years of experience in an accounting firm or industry

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in researching and documenting new accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of issues
  • Experience in the technology or social media industry
  • Experience in a technical accounting role of a public US company