Facebook Director, Accounting & Reporting in Menlo Park, California


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 to fill the position of Director, Accounting & Reporting. The successful candidate will have domain expertise in accounting and reporting, experience working with accounting leadership, a history of cultivating collaborative cross-functional partnerships and a desire to build and a focus on developing people and teams. In this newly created role, the Director will partner with each of the functional leaders of the Chief Accounting Officer Organizations, and our key business partners, facilitate communication and consistent prioritization across the CAO leadership team’s programs and priorities. Success in this role involves an ability to think critically and creatively, support a fast-paced CAO leadership team, plan and execute effectively while collaborating across global locations. The successful candidate will have a strong appreciation of the value of listening, co-creation and partnering. Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO), this is a high impact role with significant career development opportunities. This full-time position is located in Menlo Park, CA and will require some regional and global travel.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop and facilitate our CAO team and leadership strategic accounting and reporting planning initiatives including CAO leadership priorities, team budgeting and resource planning cycles, off-sites, all hands and team communications

  2. Partner with cross-functional leaders and global process owners to develop CAO team roadmaps, identify team-level growth opportunities and creatively optimize across competing priorities

  3. Develop strong stakeholder relationships and maintain effective communication channel

  4. Coordinating and curating CAO leadership reporting including audit committee, CFO presentations and cross-finance initiatives

  5. Maintain continuous alignment of our CAO team efforts on projects which have high impact on Facebook’s finance and accounting processes, employee and customer experiences

  6. Lead ad hoc team and talent transformation initiatives across the CAO team including up-levelling business process design and technology skills, rotation opportunities and foster continuing professional education for the CAO organization

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree

  2. CPA or equivalent accounting designation

  3. 10+ years of experience including multi-national, high-growth public companies

  4. Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Accounting Officer organization

  5. Experience partnering with leaders to bring focus, goals setting, and team execution

  6. Leadership experience with experience in optimizing employee engagement, growth outlook, and communication

  7. Experience leading process transformation, project management, systems projects, acquisition integration and controls compliance

  8. Experience with project diagnostics, and experience in surfacing, talent gaps, prioritization, cross-functional communications and negotiations, and trouble-shooting projects to keep them on track

  9. Experience working collaboratively in a cross-functional environment

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.