2022-05-18 Google Operations Center
Senior Accountant
Palo Alto, California, United States

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an uncrewed traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team based in Palo Alto, CA. As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You'll advise on, review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports. 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 other teams at Wing and Alphabet, 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 Wing's business objectives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform month-end close processes. Prepare and present financials to management and support ad-hoc requests from cross-functional teams
  • Assist with implementing new financial systems and building new accounting processes
  • Review G/L reconciliations for key accounts including cash, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, payroll, accrued expenses, intercompany, and equity
  • Support FP&A with monthly and quarterly Forecast vs. Actual reporting
  • Identify opportunities to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities. Work with providers to outsource established or mature processes and review ongoing activities
  • Assist with documenting and monitoring internal controls

What You’ll Need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent practical experience
  • CPA certification or equivalent practical experience
  • 5 years of experience working at an accounting firm, public company, or start-up

Bonus: 

  • Working experience of US GAAP
  • Working experience using SAP
  • Demonstrated experience in cost accounting and inventory management
  • Demonstrated experience in international accounting
  • Excellent business acumen, with the ability to work amidst ambiguity. Ability to understand and present data
  • Excellent communication and project management skills, with the ability to work with minimal guidance and in a team environment
At Wing, 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. 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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