Coupang is hiring a

Director of Global Accounting

Seoul, South Korea

Coupang is one of the largest and fastest-growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. Our vision is to create a world in which Customers ask “How did I ever live without Coupang?”

We are looking for passionate builders to help us get there. Powered by world-class technology and operations, we have set out to transform the end-to-end Customer experience - from revolutionizing last-mile delivery to rethinking how Customers search and discover on a truly mobile-first platform. We have been named one of the “50 Smartest Companies in the World” by MIT Technology Review and “30 Global Game Changers” by Forbes. Coupang is a global company with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley.


As our Director of Global Accounting for Coupang, you will be responsible for global consolidation and financial reporting. 


Key Responsibilities

  • The person in this role must perform the following:
  • Supervise and develop the work of the Global Accounting team
  • Effectively work with other accounting teams throughout the organization in planning close schedule deadlines and implementing accounting policies
  • Effectively communicate with various groups throughout the organization (e.g., legal, FP&A, HR, etc.) to address the needs of the Global Accounting function and support other functions
  • Oversee the preparation of financial information (e.g., monthly reporting and annual financial statements)
  • Prepare and/or review global accounting documentation (e.g., policy documents and supporting documentation for financial information)
  • Review global financial information and address user questions and comments on consolidated financial information
  • Effectively support external audit functions
  • Implement effective control processes within the Global Accounting function
  • Implement ongoing process improvements



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • KI CPA or US CPA
  • More than 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Accounting and financial reporting skills, deadline-oriented, attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel/Word
  • SAP experience
  • Fluent in English and Korean



  • Experience and background in accounting (KIFRS is a must and US GAAP experience is preferred)
  • Experience in financial reporting (KIFRS is a must and US GAAP experience is preferred)
  • Some public accounting (i.e., KPMG, Deloitte, EY, or PwC) experience is preferred
  • Good writing and communication skills - ability to speak and write in English and Korean 
  • Ability to lead and supervise
  • Experience with SAP