Infrastructure Accountant - Facilities and Lease

Facebook in Austin, TX

  • Industry: Accounting - Public Accounting - Senior
  • Type: Full Time
  • $93,106.67 - 166,740.00
position filled
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 seeks an accountant in a full-time position. The ideal candidate will have experience with US GAAP accounting and reporting related to leases and fixed assets. The candidate needs to be able to work well with cross-functional teams providing guidance and making decisions as well as being able to perform detailed analysis while managing a significant portion of Facebooks lease and facility-related asset investments on our balance sheet.
**Required Skills:**
1. Carry out month end close duties, such as record compilation, preparation of manual and system automated journal entries, financial transactions in general ledgers and sub-ledgers, manual journal entries, result analytics, account reconciliations, and internal and external reporting as needed
2. Draft various account analyses and reporting package under the instructions and supervision of the accounting managers
3. Research accounting implications of lease and facilities transactions or changes in the subject areas, reach conclusions with adequate level of rationale and documentation for review and communicate and present the accounting conclusions to the team
4. Leads/participates in complex projects including responsibility for IT system improvements at a tactical level that directly has an impact
5. Gain an understanding of the different focus areas of infrastructure investment including Facilities, Data Center, Fiber, Servers, Network and Storage and Infra Connectivity Programs and the associated accounting for each
6. Drive efficiencies in the financial close with an eye out for process improvement with the ability to work independently on complex accounting issues
7. Assist in the support for international entities compliance as it relates to lease accounting IFRS 16
8. Maintain and ensure compliance with all pertinent Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) documentation and requirements and automate reporting to help the business scale for future growth and assist with other duties as appropriate
9. Prepare accounting memos and update accounting policies in the subject areas
10. Develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners to understand the broader business objectives, develop processes jointly and provide accounting guidance and best practice recommendations to enable process changes
11. Provide mentorship, coaching and guidance to team and lead special projects and other duties as assigned
**Minimum Qualifications:**
12. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
13. 5+ years of financial statements auditing, financial accounting or similar experience
14. Experience with ASC842 Lease Accounting Standard which includes lease contract reviews, lease identification, classification, amendment/modification, facility asset life cycle accounting, recording, reporting, reconciliation and 10Q/K disclosure
15. Experience with fixed assets, compliance, internal controls over financial reporting
16. Experience analyzing large data sets and working with business partners to effect changes
17. Experience in optimizing or re-designing existing processes resulting from business needs
**Preferred Qualifications:**
18. CPA
19. Public Accounting Experience
20. Experience with Oracle Financials and Hyperion
21. Experience with Co-Star Real Estate Manager
22. Experience with International Financial Reporting Standards
**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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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