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Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting (Record to Report)

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

This role is based in Sunnyvale.

The Record to Report (“R2R”) team is looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Manager to lead the Americas GL Operations Team. The Sr. Manager will be responsible for the Americas accounting operations who owns and manages the month end closing of financial process activities. This includes overseeing the financial reporting, analysis and accounting activities to ensure compliance with GAAP, corporate policies and audits.

We are seeking a candidate with a strong understanding of finance business processes, strong communication critical thinking skills with exceptional leadership skills. This role will drive finance initiatives, work with global key stakeholders in accounting and finance teams to enable process and system improvements, develop and maintain effective controls and influence change that will globally scale the finance organization.

Primary internal customers and business partners will include Controllership, Tax, Treasury, FP&A, Productivity Engineering, among other business process owners outside of R2R. Business partners are located across the globe, primarily in Ireland, Singapore.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the general ledger activities with Sr. Accountants and oversight of offshore shared services team, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration
  • Provide guidance on accounting issues and ensure timely completion of financial tasks
  • Manage the month/quarter end financial close process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness that all costs are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, report preparation and oversight of deliverables and reporting with the parent company
  • Lead the preparation of accurate, quality and timely financial statements for senior management and parent company
  • Key player in reviewing and ensuring the accounting and monthly global reporting are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Support Global Process Owner in Accounting Operations and Reporting, and partner cross functionally with other stakeholders to identify and implement global and regional process improvement initiatives across all accounting process and reporting
  • Own the relationship with the shared services team to manage expectations, improve effectiveness and ensure SLAs are achieved
  • Drive change to ensure scaling of operation, increases in efficiency and quality through automation, work assessment and process improvement
  • Manage system change requests process and work with Business Application resources to facilitate resolutions on close and reporting related issues
  • Lead quarterly reviews and annual audits conducted by external auditors
  • Take ownership of accounting policies, both in documentation and implementation
  • Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintain updated documentation and providing recommendations as appropriate
  • Build strong relationships with internal global stakeholders


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related degree or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of practical work experience leveraging global processes and tools in areas of accounting operations and financial reporting
  • 5+ years of leadership and management experience in monthly/quarterly close process and coordination of audits
  • 2+ Experience with large ERP systems (eg Oracle / SAP) is required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, CPA preferred with public accounting / audit experience
  • Leadership experience working within a shared services model
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of GAAP and sound understanding of financial statements
  • Ability to think strategically and act operationally on overall business processes within Finance, general ledger systems and foreign currency translation
  • Experience working in a global organization where leading and driving change across multiple companies is key
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with a commitment to accuracy
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Demonstrated competency with Blackline and other BI reporting tools


Suggested Skills:

  • Strategic thinking and leadership skills
  • Executive communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Building relationships and empowering teams


LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $123,000 to $200,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit https://careers.linkedin.com/benefits.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: EEO Statement_2020 - Signed.pdf.

Please reference the following information for more information: https://legal.linkedin.com/content/dam/legal/LinkedIn_EEO_Statement_2020.pdf.

Please reference the following information for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf and

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at accommodations@linkedin.com and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
  • Having interviews in an accessible location
  • Being accompanied by a service dog
  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview


A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal.


Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: https://lnkd.in/equalemploymentopportunity2017. Please reference http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

LinkedIn is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to accommodations@linkedin.com. This email box is designed to assist disabled job seekers who seek a reasonable accommodation to the application process. Emails sent for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

In your email, please include the following: (1) confirm you have a disability; (2) identify the disability-related limitation that needs to be accommodated, and (3) if known, describe the specific accommodation requested for the disability-related limitation. A response to your request may take up to three business days.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement
As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice