Senior Accountant, Philippines

Uber Overview

Why Uber? Because you want to join a company that’s massively growing and support a cutting edge, high tech, online, data driven, mobile enabled business.

Job Description

Uber’s accounting team is responsible for financial and month and year end closing, reporting and compliance, as well as statutory tax and audit, and all related policies and procedures.

As a Senior GL Accountant, you’ll report to the Accounting Manager, and will be responsible for creating processes that can work without you. The lines aren’t drawn yet – you get to be involved in defining the boundaries: transition accounting activities to the Philippines Accounting team, process implementation, roll out of policies and procedures…

We’re not looking for bean counters, we’re looking for someone capable of so much more – we need thinkers, doers and builders.


  • Prepare journal entries, maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations to assist management with business decisions
  • Develop and implement process improvements, document desktop procedures and processes to achieve efficiencies
  • Proactively pursue business issues that impact the general ledger and evaluate the situation for acceptable solutions. Propose resolution to management and other affected areas/departments
  • Assist in communication with international entities and consolidations
  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
  • Spearhead accurate and timely reporting during the month-end close process
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned
  • Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 8 years of experience in a General Ledger accounting role, with at least 2 years relevant month-end close experience
  • Team player, have ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges
  • Ability to interact with all departments and levels throughout our organization
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Experience with Oracle R12 or another large scale ERP is preferred
  • CPA preferred



  • Lots of free Uber Rides!
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

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