Senior Accountant

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Seniority level
Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
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20 Jun 2023
Computer Software

About ServiceNow

A purpose-driven company, making work, work better for people guides everything we do.

Actively Hiring

At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you.

With more than 7,700+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500, and we’re proud to be one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Most Admired Companies®.

Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of a job description but are deeply excited about the role? We still encourage you to apply! At ServiceNow, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all voices are heard, valued, and respected. We welcome all candidates, including individuals from non-traditional, varied backgrounds, that might not come from a typical path connected to this role. We believe skills and experience are transferrable, and the desire to dream big makes for great candidates.

Job Description

What you get to do in this role:

  • Responsible for key areas of Capital and Infrastructure accounting, including lease accounting, capitalized software, and related functional expenses; this role also provides exposure to other areas of fixed assets accounting
  • Prepare and review journal entries, fluctuation analyses, key reconciliations, and rollforwards as part of monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting close activities; present results and analyses at quarterly review meetings with the Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results in accordance with US GAAP and global accounting policies
  • Facilitate meetings with cross-functional business partners such as Technical Accounting, Real Estate Transactions team, and Financial Planning & Analysis groups to obtain necessary information to record transactions accurately and completely
  • Participate in quarterly reviews and annual audits by interfacing with auditors and ensuring timely completion of supporting schedules related to financial audits (consolidated and statutory)
  • Ensure compliance with and effectiveness of global accounting policies, processes, procedures, and internal controls
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automations (where appropriate) to reduce time to close and improve accuracy of underlying accounting records
  • Engage with Technical Accounting to conclude on appropriate accounting for leases, capitalized software, and other topics as needed
  • Participate in various ad-hoc/ special projects in our effort to streamline and standardize processes across the team


To be successful in this role you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, required
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, within a global company of similar size, scale, and complexity to ServiceNow
  • Strong accounting background with knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS, as well as experience with technical research specifically in ASC 842, ASC 350-40 and ASC 985 or equivalent IFRS guidance in lease accounting and cloud computing arrangement
  • CPA or equivalent, Big Four public accounting experience, and working proficiency with SAP, highly preferred
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills; proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited procedures currently exist
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.

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