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Facebook Accounting Director, Network and Connectivity in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the position of Accounting Director, Network and Connectivity. This newly created role within Facebook’s Infrastructure Accounting leadership team and will oversee the accounting function for the network and connectivity teams. The network team is responsible for the construction and maintenance of undersea and terrestrial cable network across the world. The connectivity team focused on projects on expanding the internet around the world. The successful candidate will lead a global team of 10+ people, who work through the entire accounting life-cycle complex and ambiguous transactions, with varied structures and complexity. It involves close collaboration with our business, finance and legal teams from the ideation, structuring and execution/operational phases.

Required Skills:

  1. Mentor and provide strategic guidance to a global team of accounting professionals

  2. Responsible for the month-end and quarter-end close process for the network and connectivity closes

  3. Identify efficiencies in existing processes and/or help design new processes that would enable us to scale with the growth of business, including through the use of technology and automation

  4. Collaborate with a cross-functional team, including individuals from business, treasury, tax, finance, legal, procurement and other accounting functions such as technical accounting and external reporting

  5. Provide technical accounting guidance on transactions/projects across the Infrastructure Accounting team

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 15+ years of multidisciplinary accounting experience

  2. Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or a related field

  3. CPA, or equivalent qualification with US GAAP experience

  4. Global experience

  5. Proven experience in leadership and mentorship of a growing team

  6. Experience within operational and technical accounting

  7. Demonstrated Process Improvement experience

  8. Experience in presenting complex areas in a simple manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Industry experience in telecom or fiber industry

  2. Experience at a Big 4 accounting firm

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.