Facebook International General Ledger 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 looking for an International General Ledger Accounting Manager to join a fast growing team due to changes in local billing along with rapid organic growth of the organisation This is a full time permanent position based in Dublin. Facebook 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 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. Responsible for managing multiple EMEA entities from a US GAAP reporting and local compliance point of view

  2. Identity and drive process improvement and automation as we scale

  3. Review the work of our outsourced partners

  4. Driving projects and making impact

  5. this role is more about adding value rather than operational accountant duties

  6. Manage processes related to month-end and quarter-end close, including P&L, Balance Sheet and variance analysis

  7. Contribute to quarterly management reporting

  8. Manage processes for the preparation of Corporation tax and VAT returns

  9. Manage processes for the preparation of Statutory Financial Statements

  10. Assist with the preparation and co-ordination of Statutory Audits

  11. Create strong business partnerships and manager service levels with third party service providers

  12. Participate and add value to ad-hoc projects such as acquisition integration

  13. Support the Finance team in design, testing and roll-out of financial reporting systems/tools/processes

  14. Deep technical expertise would be an advantage. Our ideal candidate will have spent time in a technical department of one of the big 4 at some point in their career

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Excellent team player who is very comfortable working as part of a larger team located in different locations

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

  3. 8+ years relevant industry experience with large, fast-growing, multi-national company

  4. Solid knowledge of US GAAP and local GAAP

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

  6. Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  7. Organised and thorough with desire for continuous improvement

  8. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

Industry: Internet