Senior Manager, External Reporting & Accounting Policy


  • Establish world-class external reporting and accounting policy organization for rapidly growing global organization initially supported by a senior reporting analyst
  • Provide leadership on cross functional tasks related to financial reporting and analysis including monthly budget variance analysis
  • Serve as subject matter expert on technical accounting and reporting matters including lease accounting, derivative and hedge accounting, fair value of financial instruments and other equity-related item
  • Interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including the company’s external auditor, to successfully resolve complex accounting and reporting matters as well as the accounting of acquired businesses
  • Monitor and prepare for US GAAP and IFRS developments, including how Airbnb will transition to the new standards impacting its operations, including new revenue and lease accounting standards
  • Assist in establishing an internal audit function ensuring appropriate design and operation of controls; this role will also direct day-to-day efforts of co-source partners engaged to assist with the process
  • Expand the existing accounting policy manual and ensure it adequately addresses changes to the company’s operations and changes in authoritative guidance
  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and annual process with the company’s external auditor
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to investors and other users of the company’s financial statements.


  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification
  • Minimum experience of fourteen years in auditing and financial reporting
  • Prior experience managing the evaluation and resolution of complex accounting and reporting issues at a large multi-national organization
  • Experience with presenting to audit committees and board of directors on reporting and accounting matters
  • Mix of public company experience and Big 4 audit experience preferable
  • Prior experience managing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts in connection with the financial reporting process
  • Strong organizational and project management skills

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