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Senior Accountant, General Ledger Accounting



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Senior Accountant
General Ledger Accounting

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We are looking for a Senior Accountant to support our Global general ledger accounting operations.


  • New York

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The Senior Accountant of General Ledger is responsible for preparing delivery for all aspects of the general ledger processes, validation and analysis of reported results, and support of information needs across a diverse financial reporting user base. In addition to properly accounting for the growth, this person will be expected to drive positive process change.
The ideal candidate will have at least four years of combined month-end close experience and at a global, publicly traded organization. The position is based in NYC.

What You'll Do

  • Execution of monthly and quarterly close, ensuring accurate results are delivered on time for reporting in accordance with IFRS
  • Prepare/review journals, accounts reconciliation, and fluxes
  • Help lead the implementation of best practices on general ledger team to simplify, standardize, and scale our business and global RTR organization
  • Support external and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility and help develop/refine RTR accounting processes and procedures
  • Work cross-functionally with technical accounting, Finance, Legal, AP, Payroll, FP&A, Tax, and various business owners on policies, processes, and help drive key system initiatives and improvements
  • Mentor, teach and review the work of other supporting members of the accounting team
  • Other responsibilities include but are not limited to participate in special projects, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with CPA is preferred.
  • 4+ years accounting/finance month-end close or general ledger experience with global public company; including understanding of IFRS
  • and ability to do accounting research to find solutions for accounting issues.
  • Experience with ERP systems (Oracle/SAP/Netsuite) experience preferred
  • Strong excel and/or Google Sheets skills, be comfortable with extremely large volumes of data
  • Highly detail-oriented, business process improvement skills, and excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines required
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment a plus

Where You'll Be

  • You will work out of the New York Office; working eastern hours and partnering closely with our counterparts in Sweden.

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Our global benefits

Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.

All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

Learn about life at Spotify

The United States base range for this position is $79,610
to $113,728, plus equity. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays, paid sick leave. These ranges may be modified in the future.

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