Facebook EMEA Accounting Manager in Dublin, Ireland


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an Accounting Manager to join the EMEA finance team based in Dublin. This role is a rare opportunity to manage a high performing team in a busy and challenging environment. The company is in a period of exceptional growth and we want people to join us who are ready for the challenge of helping us build and scale. This is a great opportunity for to anyone looking to accelerate their learning, build new things and enjoy the Facebook culture. Success in this role involves an ability to think critically, an aptitude for automating and improving processes and for influencing and inspiring those around you. You need to recognise how to strike a balance on getting the details right while still moving fast enough to support the rapid business growth. The successful candidate must be a highly driven, high energy, focused individual that can work well with internal and external partners at all levels.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead and manage a group of people within the EMEA Accounting team. This spans across our main pillars of US GAAP reporting, local GAAP compliance, scaling of processes and automation

  2. Enable a high-performing team by provide mentorship, guidance and career development expertise

  3. Identify actionable insights, suggest recommendations, and influence team strategy through effective communication

  4. Contribute to quarterly management presentations for C level staff

  5. Play an integral part in design and roll-out of financial reporting systems and processes by leveraging both internal and outsourced resources

  6. Provide support to finance management and other cross functional partners as needed. This includes ad hoc financial analysis, technical analysis and special projects

  7. Build an effective working relationship with global cross functional teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Proven track record in managing, growing, and developing a team

  2. Recognized accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA,ACCA)

  3. +6 years relevant industry experience with large, fast-growing, multi-national company

  4. Strong knowledge of US GAAP and local GAAP

  5. Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Excel (experience with Oracle ERP is very desirable)

  6. Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  7. Superb attention to detail yet possesses an understanding of the 'big picture”

  8. Proven record of process improvement

  9. Flexible and enthusiastic, with a positive "can-do" attitude

  10. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

Industry: Internet