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Controller, Marketplaces Europe

eBay AG Switzerland

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Controller, Marketplaces Europe

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Subsidiary: eBay

Primary Job Responsibilities:The Marketplaces Europe Finance organization is looking for a highly motivated leader with a combination of accounting, process, risk, compliance, and management skills. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic organization supporting eBay’s largest business unit within a region representing close to half the revenue of a future standard-alone public company. The eBay marketplaces connect millions of buyers and sellers, from multimillion-dollar companies selling new products, to the occasional consumer seller of used goods.

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The Controller for Marketplaces Europe is responsible for the proper accounting, compliance, enterprise risk management and internal control environment for the EMEA region of eBay Marketplaces. The position reports to the CFO of Marketplaces Europe and manages an overall team of 14 controlling, compliance and ERM professionals, including a direct staff of 3 senior leaders, while also indirectly overseeing two adjacency business controllers and the work of an accounting and billing shared service centers. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Ensure the integrity of the EU Marketplaces Business Unit financial information in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Coordinate the monthly/quarterly close processes and provide oversight of external reviews/audits for US GAAP regional results and local statutory financial statements.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the business to bridge the management reporting and business objectives to the external reporting results.
  • Develop and deliver monthly reports to the Marketplaces Global BU Controller and EU Marketplaces CFO that accurately communicate business results, accounting results, and highlights accounting, risk and compliance areas of interest.
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment and SOX 404 compliance
  • Identify the proper accounting treatment for any new or non-standard transactions, manage key reserves, and review key account reconciliations.
  • Support new business initiatives by designing and implementing internal controls and accounting processes.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketplaces Finance, Corporate Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, SOX, and the Shared Service Centers to ensure the integrity of the financial results with proper compliance.
  • Integrate EU acquisitions into accounting processes and systems.
  • Manage local and global risk management identification, reporting, and remediation processes
  • Manage existing compliance activities and programs, and drive improvements in local compliance processes

    A successful Regional Marketplaces Controller will work well in a fast paced environment, learn quickly, and possess extensive technical and operational accounting experience. The ability to manage people through clear communication of goals and objectives and through cross-functional relationships is extremely important. Additional success factors include the ability to breakdown processes, identify immediate opportunities, and communicate a vision for future needs.

Last Updated: 06-Sep-2016