Head of Global GL Accounting
Posted on 3/22/2024
MongoDB

5,001-10,000 employees

Modern, general-purpose database platform
Company Overview
MongoDB empowers innovators to create, transform, and disrupt industries by unleashing the power of software and data
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$311M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

56%
Locations
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Financial analysis
CategoriesNew
Financial Accounting
Financial Analysis
Financial Controller
Accounting
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA required.
  • Master's degree in Accounting or Finance and/or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in accounting and financial reporting roles, with significant leadership responsibilities.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and technical accounting standards.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to convey complex financial information clearly.
  • Proven leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Responsibilities
  • Lead the General Ledger team in the day-to-day accounting operations, including oversight of subledger activities such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payrolls.
  • Oversee the month-end and year-end close processes, including account reconciliations, accruals, allocations, intercompany entries, and consolidations, with the objective of ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Review and analyze accounting transactions and balances, across the whole of the accounting department, making necessary adjustments as required.
  • Contribute to the preparation and review of financial statements disclosures
  • Help lead and manage success completion of external audit activities
  • Lead globalization efforts that aim to standardize general ledger processes and increase efficiencies across the globally distributed team.
  • Contribute to the development,maintenance, and evolution of accounting policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with US GAAP while maximizing efficiencies and reducing barriers to scale.
  • Support financial analysis and forecasting activities, working closely with other departments, including FP&A to provide insights into business performance.
  • Provide strong leadership to the General Ledger, fostering professional development and growth.
  • Help cultivate a culture of accountability and continuous improvement within the accounting team.