Entity Accountant
Google
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
19h ago

Google accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. You know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end.

You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports.

Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team become more efficient and effective.

A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, advocate best practices and pitch in where needed. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support business objectives.

As an Entity Accountant on the Asia Pacific (APAC) Controllership team, you will partner with a number of cross-functional and cross-finance stakeholders.

You will drive cross-finance collaboration to support both finance and business-led initiatives, and implement and continually look to improve existing processes.

In this role, you will know your accounting principles and the accounting processes end-to-end. You will continually look for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible.

You will use your problem-solving skills to support Google's business objectives.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products.

From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Minimum qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, or a related quantitative field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in a financial reporting / operational accounting role.
  • Experience with accounting principles, including US GAAP, IFRS, and related international accounting standards.
  • Experience in accounting and / or in multinational tech companies.
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (e.g. SAP) and SQL.
  • Experience in business partnering with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment and to lead operational initiatives.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Ability to take on a varied workload, while ensuring accuracy, timeliness, attention to detail, and a commitment to continuous process improvement.
  • Ability to be a team player with a drive for results. Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and tax regulations, including management of the external audit and tax compliance for a portfolio of Google entities.
  • Perform regular in-depth analysis on the financials, ensuring the integrity and financial accuracy of local books and records.
  • Represent Accounting and Finance with our business partners through effective communication with in-country business managers (e.
  • g., Technical Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Legal, Regulatory Compliance, Internal Audit, Financial Planning).

  • Develop knowledge of tools and applications in support of the accounting function and highlight opportunities for improvement.
  • Manage projects that will yield efficiency through automation, optimization, and outsourcing.

  • Prepare and present financial information to different audiences, including finance leaders, business partners, auditors, and regional accountants.
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, or a related quantitative field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in a financial reporting / operational accounting role.
  • Experience with accounting principles, including US GAAP, IFRS, and related international accounting standards.
  • Experience in accounting and / or in multinational tech companies.
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