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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent practical experience.
  • CPA or CA or other professional accounting accreditation.
  • 4 years of relevant experience from public accounting and/or public multinational high-tech companies.
  • Experience with Oracle or SAP ERP systems.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Exceptional technical accounting, analytical, project management and process improvement skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

About the job

Google accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and you'll review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports -- and all this sounds like fun to you. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, advocate best practices and roll up your sleeves to pitch in when it's all hands on deck. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Google's business objectives.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.


  • Manage monthly close activities and present month-end results to management. Identify opportunities to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities.
  • Establish scalable processes to support different compensation and benefit plans. Review processes and implement controls to ensure we are mitigating risk for Google.
  • Manage, establish, implement global processes for the accounting of new initiatives, ensuring SOX compliance and operational excellence.
  • Prepare for and assist with internal, SOX and external audits. Document processes, ensure performance of key controls and obtain/provide support as necessary.


Sunnyvale, CA, USA

At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

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