Senior International Accountant


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Udacity's mission is to democratize education. We're an online learning platform offering groundbreaking education in fields such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, virtual reality, and more. Focused on self-empowerment through learning, Udacity is making innovative technologies such as self-driving cars available to a global community of aspiring technologists, while also enabling learners at all levels to skill up with essentials like programming, web and app development. Udacity is looking for people to join our Finance & Accounting team. If you love a challenge, and truly want to make a difference in the world, read on!

We are looking for a talented Senior International Accountant to join our Finance & Accounting team in Mountain View, CA. Our ideal candidate is a resourceful problem solver who will take ownership of critical accounting tasks. This team member will be a key player in ensuring the accounting and reporting function will scale and support the company’s rapid growth. Come join our team, and help us empower the world through learning!


  • Manage outside accounting firms providing bookkeeping and compliance services to international subsidiaries.
  • Review monthly reporting packages of foreign subsidiaries including balance sheet, income statement, flux analysis, detailed analysis of revenue, expenses and balance sheet accounts.
  • Coordinate with other teams to monitor accruals.
  • Manage statutory audits including reviewing financial statements.
  • Maintain statutory to GAAP reconciliations.
  • Maintain jurisdictional compliance calendar.
  • Assist in tax compliance including VAT and GST review.
  • Improve internal controls, create additional process to scale with the company, build audit readiness.


  • BS degree in accounting or strong accounting experience, CPA is a plus.
  • 3 years of related accounting experience in a startup or high growth environment, public accounting experience is a plus.
  • Experience with International operations, multi-currency environment.
  • Experience with statutory reporting.
  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP products.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills .
  • Must be adaptable and flexible in solving problems.
  • Must be persistent, resourceful and collaborative.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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