TripAdvisor is hiring a

Staff Accountant, Cash Application

Needham, United States

Why This Position is Awesome:

The Staff Accountant – Cash Applications will work closely with the billing, collections and product revenue accounting teams and report directly into Director of Revenue Operations, TripAdvisor. The person will be primarily responsible for leading the cash application, reconciliation, and compliance role for the Corporate Revenue Operations group. 

Specifically, this person will be responsible for doing daily cash entries and coordination of the month end close process and account reconciliations of various cash accounts.  The Staff Accountant will also have the opportunity to engage in meaningful accounting projects, be involved in compliance work, support the launch of new products and services, enact process improvement change, and automate procedures whenever possible.

What You'll Do:

  • Cash Applications

-          Apply paper checks, wires, ACH payments, lockbox payments from the feed for US, UK and Singapore cash accounts.

-          Book bank fees, short pays, fx variances, foreign tax withholdings, customer refunds.

-          Train and manage support team for certain cash apps.

  • Reconciliations

-          Reconcile about 30 cash accounts and a deferred revenue account to G/L.

-          Sweep cash transfers for TripAdvisor sister companies/ USD bank account.

-          Book on occasion cash transactions for acquisitions, including tax entries, any non-AP cash transactions.

  • Brazilian entity

-          Book all cash activities in reals that hit their bank account, book AP and AR activity, make GL accruals.

  • SEM

-          Journal entries for POS allocations (based on info provided).

  • Audit

-          Answer all audit requests from internal and external audit, related to cash.

  • BL/ IB

-          Allocate properly cash at month end from respective clearing accounts.

  • Oracle Revenue and Billing Management project

-          Help to set up cash apps, test, transition activities from WD and Zuora.

What We Seek:

  • 4-year degree in accounting, finance or business
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
  • Experience with Zuora, SalesForce, Workday, and/or Oracle a plus
  • Highly skilled in MS Office
  • Must be highly organized, able to work independently and extremely detail oriented
  • Strong time management and communications skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a small company, high growth environment

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly
  • Grasps the essence of new information; recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development; seeks feedback.
  • Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment.
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people
  • Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner and acknowledges mistakes, learns from those events and is able to move forward productively
  • Identifies and analyzes problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information
  • Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way
  • Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business

Physical Demands:

Must be able to perform customary physical duties and meet appropriate social expectations of a professional office environment.

TripAdvisor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

***This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. ***

TripAdvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation and excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing and well-established industry brand.  At TripAdvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions. 


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