Technical Accounting Manager

Facebook is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager who can move fast and learn quickly to help solve technical accounting issues for emerging significant, non-routine, and unique transactions. As a Manager in our growing and dynamic Technical Accounting team at Facebook, you will be responsible for understanding the finer details of proposed or executed transactions through review of available contracts and agreements and collaboration with key cross-functional business partners. You will leverage your experience researching relevant accounting guidance to identify key accounting issues and to recommend accounting and disclosure requirements for complex non-routine transactions. Your ability to communicate, concisely, effectively, and simply will inform all key stakeholders of the accounting and business implications of transactions, particularly those with limited or no accounting background. You will also embrace ambiguity and Facebook's move fast culture by prioritizing responsibilities based on impact and transition well between various accounting topics, which may include areas such as: revenue recognition, lease accounting, business combinations, hedge accounting, share-based compensation, commitments, contingencies, and many more. You will also have external facing opportunities by attending conferences, participating in industry roundtables and/or participating in working groups to respond to proposed accounting pronouncements, rules and regulations.

TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interpret U.S. GAAP accounting standards and SEC guidance to determine the accounting and financial reporting treatment for new, material, and/or complex, unusual transactions or agreements
  • Prepare or review technical accounting memorandums for significant transactions
  • Collaborate with accounting operations, other finance functions, key business stakeholders and external auditors to support the preparation and review of precedent setting accounting positions, policies, and financial statements
  • Provide insight on or prepare new or existing accounting policies based on industry standards and best practices
  • Monitor, understand and provide interpretation of new and proposed accounting pronouncements to assist key stakeholders in assessing financial, operational and reporting implications
  • Actively participate or assist with external facing stakeholder activities such as attending accounting conferences, industry roundtables and/or standard setting working groups
  • Facilitate trainings on relevant accounting topics to Facebook personnel
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor or higher degree in accounting or finance
  • 8+ years of experience in accounting, technical accounting, or related
  • CPA or equivalent qualification
  • US GAAP experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of experience at a public accounting firm
  • Experience in the technology or social media industry
  • Experience in a technical accounting role of a public US company
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in researching and documenting new accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of issues
  • Experience working through ambiguity to communicate clear accounting positions and operational solutions
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 the world, 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 committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com .

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