About the role

We’re looking to add a Senior Accountant to our fast growing team in Ireland. This role will report to the Regional Controller and play an integral part in Shopify’s success by assisting in the execution of month, quarter and annual close process, key member of the annual financial audit, and more importantly providing a full spectrum of support for our regional Commercial and R&D teams so that they can focus on our merchants and make commerce better for everyone.



You will need to have:

  • BA degree in Accounting/Finance, preference of chartered accountants
  • Experience in public accounting practice
  • A passion for problem solving and a proven track record of developing new processes and solutions from scratch
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, ambiguous work environment and navigate through change
  • Willingness to take ownership, get your hands dirty, and help out where needed
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Commitment to meeting deadlines and working in high pressure situations
  • ERP system experience is an asset, we currently use NetSuite

Things you will be working on, but not limited too:

  • Executing and leading the year end audit engagements for multiple international subsidiaries
  • Preparing financial statements and disclosures, researching accounting guidance under various GAAP and IFRS variants
  • Commercial team support, review and analysis of business case scenarios, due diligence on M&A opportunities
  • Supporting system and process improvements where needed to scale and grow
  • Running local subsidiary month end process, improving existing processes to increase accuracy and efficiency

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.

Tagged as: 5+ Years