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International Accounting Controller

at Eventbrite

Posted: 8/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: b2855cba-faa4-45a5-acd8-9e6c7fdb02ad

Job Description

International Accounting Controller

Cork, Ireland

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There are exciting things going on at Eventbrite. Our product portfolio as well as our domestic and international presence continues to grow and expand at a rapid pace. As a result, our business has become more complex and dynamic. The International Accounting Controller will be responsible for building upon our existing international teams to ensure we have the right international accounting infrastructure and processes in place to support a rapidly growing business.


Our continued global growth has led to building out a best in class Finance team. We’ve evolved from a scrappy, all-hands-on-deck Finance team, and are now positioned to be the organized, well-oiled Finance organization that powers the financial stability of our rapidly growing business. The International Accounting Controller will be an integral part of a growing Finance team to ensure we meet all of our reporting and operational requirements.


This role will work closely with the US, LatAm, and European Finance-Accounting teams and business leaders. This role will be responsible for the timely month-end close, internal and external financial reporting, and finance operational support for all international entities. This role will report into the WW Controller organization.


Timely and accurate delivery of entity financial reporting requirements including US-GAAP and SEC reporting, management reporting, and statutory reporting

Month-end consolidations, reporting, and various analysis
Monthly account reconciliations and support
Annual financial statement audits and quarterly reviews
Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley 404 requirements
Implementation of key and secondary controls to prevent/detect material misstatements and reduce overall reporting risk
Streamlining of processes and systems to facilitate ongoing scalability and efficiency goals
Implementation and standardization of US-Accounting and Finance policies
Manage, coach and develop local and international teams; continue to foster and develop a culture of collaboration, accountability, and efficiency
Accounts payables and expense reimbursements
Treasury oversight
Payments to organizers
Payroll payment review, approval, and corresponding journal entries/recons
Transfer pricing / intercompany reporting
ERP system training and ongoing maintenance


Licensed CPA and/or Chartered Accountant

Strong knowledge of US-GAAP
Big 4 public accounting experience
Experience working in regional or global roles in publicly traded companies; excellent team building and managing skills, especially with foreign locations
Experience with M&A and integration of companies accounting processes post-acquisition
Demonstrable experience with month-end activities, working well under pressure with tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy, focus, and composure
Highly resourceful with a willingness to get involved and get the job done
Excellent leadership and communication skills
Experience with ERP systems highly desirable (e.g. Workday, Netsuite, Oracle)


Public accounting and/or industry experience with marketplace systems and transactions

Knowledge and/or experience with European and/or LatAm filing requirements
SEC reporting experience
Experience with Workday Financials
Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events


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Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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