Senior Accountant - Corporate Accounting

  • 117 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands – Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Accounting professional to join our Controllership team. Are you detail oriented and thrive when working in a collaborative and dynamic environment? If so, this could be an excellent match. As a Senior Accountant, you will support Etsy’s growth by combining strong accounting and business senses while subscribing to Etsy’s mission and values.

This is a full-time position located (eventually) in our Brooklyn office, reporting to the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting. Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode. Learn more about our flexible work modes and vaccination policy here.

About the Role:

In this role you will:

  • Have full ownership of US GAAP obligations including month end close, balance sheet reconciliations & reporting requirements for Etsy, Inc.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statement flux variance analysis for senior management reporting and SEC team

  • Work closely and collaboratively with our business partners including Strategic Finance, Tax, Treasury, Legal and other departments by providing financial insights for budgeting and forecasting decisions, and other relevant reporting

  • Support the 10-Q and 10-K reporting process, including preparation of footnotes & disclosures

  • Play a key role in audits and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

  • Drive continuous improvement and increase efficiency; reengineering processes and controls & implementing global standards

  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law.


About You

Ideally you’ll bring:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in public accounting/fast growing company preferred

  • A deep understanding in the preparation of manual accrual accounting

  • Proven success working independently and following tasks through to completion and meeting commitments, while actively seeking support and communicating upwards as necessary

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Exposure to Workday or another ERP system is also preferred

  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to build remote relationships

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
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