Starbucks Coffee Company accounting manager, Compensation Accounting – Seattle,WA in Seattle, Washington

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Leading an accounting team for a large, multi-national, public company

  • Developing, interpreting, and implementing accounting policies and processes in a high growth environment, while ensuring strong internal control environment

  • Applying US GAAP to complex business transactions

  • Supporting talent development in a diverse work environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred

  • 5+ years relevant experience, including experience at a multi-national company

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • CPA preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Aptitude or experience in leading teams in a fast paced and complex environment

  • Ability to assess business processes and implement improvements and controls

  • Understanding of US GAAP and internal controls

  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, or other ERP) preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate accounting

  • results to both accounting and non accounting customers at various levels of the organization.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to build relationships and influence others in order to achieve successful outcome in cross-functional

  • projects and activities

  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively in a fast paced environment, while exhibiting exceptional

  • attention to detail and continuously driving process improvements.

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.

  • Experience with business intelligence and reporting tools.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Displays initiative and has the ability to improve processes and document work performed.

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.