Senior Accountant at TripAdvisor

| Greater Boston Area
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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.
Core Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review month end and quarter end journal entries
  • Prepare and review balance sheet account reconciliations and resolve any resulting discrepancies
  • Prepare and assist with annual statutory financial statements filings
  • Work with international accountants and auditors on monthly reporting to ensure compliance with local statutory regulations
  • Perform review and analysis of financial statements
  • Review and manage intercompany balances and settlements
  • Compile indirect tax returns
  • Help continuously improve and update processes and procedures
  • Assist with the documentation and monitoring of internal control
  • Provide accounting support to internal and external auditors during quarterly and year-end reviews, including preparation of supporting documentation
  • Other accounting projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with strong academic record, Master’s degree or CPA a plus
  • 3+ years of relevant experience. Prior experience from public accounting and working with international entities a plus
  • Organized, self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to meet designated deadlines and manage multiple projects to completion
  • Flexibility to work well in a high growth environment with a small company feel
  • Proficient in MS Excel and large ERP systems (Workday and COGNOS a plus)

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

  • 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
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