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Sr. Accounting Manager - Global Accounting & Shared Services

Vacasa

Vacasa

Accounting & Finance
Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in North America thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, entrepreneurial, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

Why Finance at Vacasa

Finance at Vacasa is much more than dollars and analytics, it’s about building relationships across the organization to increase trust, partnership, and creating one shared source of truth and the ability for people to healthfully disagree and work together. It is about helping the organization accurately reflect performance and to see around the corner and understand how performance today impacts us over the next 12-24 months and highlights the areas of focus that have the greatest impact. We strive to be a trusted business partner which requires intellect, collaboration, curiosity, dedication and ingenuity to achieve. Our team works together to find and implement solutions in the face of challenges at every turn. We make it happen and we grow--ourselves and our company.

What We’re Looking For

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Senior Manager, Global Accounting and Shared Services to lead our corporate accounting team in managing and overseeing the global financial consolidation process. This role plays a pivotal part in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our consolidated financial statements while complying with international accounting standards. The successful candidate will possess a strong background in accounting, exceptional analytical skills, and a proven track record of managing complex financial consolidation processes.

What You’ll Do

  • Consolidation and Intercompany Process Leadership:
    • Lead the end-to-end global financial consolidation process, including the preparation, review, and analysis of consolidated financial statements.
    • Establish and maintain intercompany reconciliations ensuring appropriate financial statement consolidations.
    • Manage transfer pricing, intercompany agreements, and execute intercompany funding requests.
    • Drive accounting activities as it relates to Vacasa’s non U.S. initiatives including, but not limited to entity wind down/dissolution and establishment of new entities and associated accounting practices.
  • Technical Accounting Expertise:
    • Provide guidance on complex accounting issues and transactions, such as acquisitions, divestitures, intercompany agreement, transfer pricing, and foreign currency translation.
    • Oversee the preparation of financial schedules, disclosures, and footnotes to accompany the consolidated financial statements pertaining to international subsidiaries.
  • Local Operations Support:
    • Oversee field operations accounting support for non U.S. operations.
    • Global support strategy and vendor rationalization for non U.S. entities.
  • Process Improvement:
    • Continuously evaluate and enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the consolidation process, leveraging technology and automation where applicable.
    • Implement realignment of international entity processes where necessary.
  • Team Management and Development:
    • Lead and mentor a team of global accountants, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment. Current team consists of full-time and outsourced accounting teams in Canada, LATAM, New Zealand, Czech Republic, and Europe.
    • Set performance expectations, conduct regular performance reviews, and provide ongoing coaching and feedback.
  • Other:
    • Work closely with external auditors during quarterly and annual audits to address audit inquiries, provide documentation, and ensure a smooth audit process.
    • Manage the preparation of audit schedules and responses to audit queries related to the consolidated financial statements.

The Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Big 4 audit or public company experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with systems such as NetSuite, FloQast, and Coupa is a plus.
  • Experience working across global subsidiaries and managing global intercompany financial arrangements.
  • Experience with establishing foreign entities, intercompany agreements, transfer pricing, and foreign currency accounting.
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate complex accounting concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex accounting issues.
  • Strong leadership skills, with a proven ability to manage and develop a team effectively.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at various levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish required
    • Please ensure that you upload an English version of your resume / C.V

Compensation

  • $49456496 - $74184744 CLP / year

What You'll Get

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture
  • Remote work (Within Chile)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • APV

Vacasa is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate against applicants based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other classes protected by applicable law. Veterans are encouraged.

Vacasa is committed to maintaining a safe and productive work environment. Possession, use, or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace is prohibited.

An offer of employment for this role will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and/or OFAC screening.

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