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Assistant Controller
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Facebook | Menlo Park, CA
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Job Description

Facebook is seeking a seasoned accounting leader to be the Assistant Controller to lead Facebook's financial reporting operations, process and tooling. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, streamlining and automating the close process for the company while maintaining a high level of accuracy and integrity of Facebook's financial statements by embedding, executing, monitoring and assessing controls throughout. This position will be based in either Menlo Park, CA or Austin, TX, reporting to the Corporate Controller.


* Organize Facebook company-wide accounting operations and financial statement close process as a critical contributor of the entire financial reporting process. This role and the team that reports to this role partner closely with all key Facebook finance and bizapp cross-functional teams to plan, coordinate, and execute all steps.

High level of team specific areas of responsibilities include, but not limited to: close calendar, chart of accounts and setups, financial statement consolidation, system close tools, disclosures and contribution to SEC reporting packages.

Assist all financial reporting responsibility areas to monitor the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting. Assist in the assessment of any control exceptions and coordinate closely with Facebook's internal audit function and independent auditors.

Develop accounting operations process including accounting policies to support new investment areas of Facebook, including merger and acquisition and new lines of business (e.g. blockchain).

Develop and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams. Utilize strong business and accounting acumen coupled with strong communication skills to effectively facilitate information flow between cross-functional business partners and the Finance organization.

Lead and coach a team of high-performing accounting professionals in multiple locations. Manage third-party service provider relationships to ensure operational excellence. Streamline, automate and transform the financial statement close process to add more value to the Facebook business and to advance team development.


* 12+ years of accounting experience in a global accounting and financial reporting operation of a Fortune 200 publicly-traded company

Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance

Both technical and operational Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and IFRS

Experience with transformational accounting process and reporting automation initiatives and an experienced people leader to influence stakeholders and to attract and develop talent


* CPA or equivalent

Knowledge in Information systems, data analytics or computer science

Oracle experience

Ability to execute in a dynamic, high speed and demanding environment by demonstrating organizational, interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills

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