Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

The Challenge:


As a Platform Controlling team member, Lead will have broad exposure to various partner functions at Airbnb, including Business Insights, Product, Business Development & Customer Experience and will also work closely with external business partners. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong understanding of operationalising financially regulatory reporting workflows, GAAP and revenue recognition principles, excellent communication skills, and the ability to partner effectively across business functions.

What you’ll do:

● Supporting the preparation of month end close and local statutory/regulatory reporting including presentation to Senior managers and submission to authorities
● Review account reconciliations, journal entries, and other related month end close activities performed by other teams,
● Document and expand the control activities from a local entity perspective,
● Communicating accounting/regulatory requirements and frameworks to systems teams for new products and feature changes, including testing and validation
● Collaborating closely with FTG/Cash ops/BI engineering teams on implementation of reporting , performing UAT and documenting controls
● Proactively project manage and provide updates to leaders within the organization on project updates, results, and strategy
● Other ad hoc projects related to recognition of revenue accounting , Provide SME level support on complex accounting issues,
● Provide audit support for local entities & other regulatory audit and inspections

What you need to succeed:

● 7-8 years’ experience in Revenue accounting preferably in a fast-paced or e-commerce industry, MNC setups, Big 4 accounting firm or any large fintech companies combined with industry experience (Public company experience preferred), Exceptional attention to detail.
● Systems experience: SAP, Workday, Oracle, or other large ERP system preferred
● Advanced Excel knowledge and ability to learn SQL & tableau is required
● Good understanding of ASC606 disclosure reporting, Strong Knowledge of US GAAP and revenue recognition guidance . MBA (Finance), B.Com or CA (Semi Qualified) will be a good fitment
● Excellent problem-solving skills and experience analyzing high volume, multi-currency transactions in a global business environment
● Strong interpersonal and team-building skills - ability to work with a diverse team and impart knowledge across teams. Should be able to Capable of handling multiple Revenue Platform Accounting projects in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment
● Ability to define and implement internal controls & strong desire for self initiatives