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Corporate Accounting Senior Analyst

  • Chicago / Remote - United States of America
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added


Corporate Accounting Senior Analyst

Job Description:

Are you ready for an exciting professional challenge?

Do you love learning how to build things from scratch while honing your Accounting skills? Are you looking for a role experience that isn't like any other company? We have a team looking for exactly that kind of person.

Groupon is an experiences marketplace that brings people more ways to get the most out of their city or wherever they may be. By enabling real-time mobile commerce across local businesses, live events and travel destinations, Groupon helps people find and discover experiences––big and small, new and familiar––that make for a full, fun and rewarding life. Groupon helps local businesses grow and strengthen customer relationships––resulting in strong, vibrant communities. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success.

At Groupon, Accounting isn’t your typical month-end close type of department. While the heart of our day-to-day work is providing financial information to the business, that’s only the tip of the iceberg. We’re building out financial systems and processes to support every new business line and product, so our Technical Accounting team gets a granular view and understanding of how a business is crafted from the ground up. The knowledge to gain is vast, as is the potential of our organization to continue growing.

The Corporate Accounting team is responsible for assessing the accounting treatment for material transactions across the company as well as identifying processes that can be standardized and streamlined.

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?


  • Work closely with other departments such as Finance, HR, Legal, and Engineering on understanding accounting implications of various complex accounting workstreams including stock-based compensation, capitalized software and cloud computing, intangible assets, and other significant transactions and initiatives across the Company.
  • Execute month-end close activities including review and preparation of journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Review and prepare 10-Q and 10-K footnote support which will be audited.
  • Perform tasks in a SOX-controlled environment
  • Research technical accounting issues to ensure compliance with Company policy and GAAP guidance on various areas and prepare related white-paper documentation.
  • Facilitate the process of implementing new standards and accounting changes to ensure the Company is prepared to comply at the necessary time.
  • Work strategically to further automate processes.
  • Assist with ad-hoc questions raised from the business to assess the relevant accounting implications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA is a plus
  • Minimally 3 years of relevant accounting experience, supervisory experience is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP
  • The ability to multi-task and play key roles in several projects
  • Detail-oriented with a penchant for preparing meticulously accurate work
  • Enthusiastic, adaptable, and see challenges as an opportunity to grow
  • You're comfortable with MS Office, with Excel being your secret favorite
  • Desire to join a collaborative but driven Accounting department
  • Netsuite experience is a plus


Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members, learn more about our inclusive employee groups, and check out our benefits. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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