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Senior General Ledger AccountantSan Francisco, California, United States

Senior General Ledger Accountant

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States

Eventbrite is the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform. We build the technology to allow anyone to create, share, find and attend events that fuel their passions and enrich their lives. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, air guitar competitions, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions - you name it, we power it. Our mission? To bring the world together through live experiences.


THE TEAM

There are a lot of exciting things going on behind the scenes at Eventbrite. Our continued global growth has turned what was once a scrappy, all hands on deck accounting organization into a best in class Accounting team that powers the financial stability of our business.  We’re looking to add core members to our GL Accounting team to join us as we continue to scale the company.  


THE CHALLENGE

We are building  a scalable and compliant month-end close process that will provide management with complete and accurate world-wide US-GAAP numbers and analysis in a timely manner. This role will play an important part in determining how to most effectively leverage our ERP system, refine existing processes, and developing various Accounting guidelines by collaborating with stakeholders across various teams. You’ll work to drive accounting efficiencies across leadership at all levels within the organization. 


THE ROLE

We’re looking for a Senior GL Accountant to be a core member of the Eventbrite Accounting General Ledger team. The ideal candidate will have meaningful experience in a Big 4 audit setting, as well as a fast-paced, high-growth environment and brings the energy, capacity and attitude to get the job done well. If you love to create order out of chaos, and want to work on international projects across all four continents we operate in, we want to speak with you.

YOU WILL

  • Maintain a deep understanding of Eventbrite’s business and accounting operations
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for our US and Canada entities
  • Assist with month-end close including, but not limited to, journal entries, accruals, and reconciling general ledger accounts
  • Support development & maintenance of a strong internal control environment over all financial transactions
  • Support relationships and compliance activities of external auditors
  • Design and enhance systems and processes and help implement and establish best practices around financial reporting
  • Work closely with international accountants and cross-functional teams to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures.
  • Support the Accounting Manager and other team members with various analysis and ad hoc projects

THE SKILL SET

  • 3-5 years experience across Big 4 audit and corporate accounting environments
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA license preferred
  • Meaningful experience participating in month-end closing activities
  • Technical knowledge of GAAP / IFRS / SEC accounting and reporting requirements preferred
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and reconciliation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

BONUS POINTS

  • Workday Financial experience is a huge plus

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is the world’s leading event technology platform, powering more than two million live experiences each year. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it. Meet some of the team.  


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Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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