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International Accounting Manager - 12 Months FTC

Finance, Dublin

International Accounting Manager – 12 month contract

About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 335,000+ organizations to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.

SurveyMonkey is a place where the curious come to grow. By embedding inclusion into our processes, policies, and culture, we are building a workplace for our 1,000+ employees across North America, Europe, and APAC where people of every background can thrive. We’ve won multiple awards and received recognition for our forward-looking policies, including extended parental and bereavement leave, vendor benefits standards, and Take 4 sabbaticals.

SurveyMonkey was recognized by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE as a top workplace in 2018 and 2019, and the company has also won numerous awards as a leader in global survey software, including being named among CNBC’s Disruptor 50 and the Forbes Cloud 100. 

Over the past two years we’ve become a public company and expanded our platform with enterprise-grade features in privacy, security and compliance, putting SurveyMonkey on the path to rapidly expand our presence within the Fortune 500. We have ambitious goals to grow our international footprint as well, and every member of our troop plays a critical role in driving this growth and transformation. 

The Role:

We are looking for a fun, experienced and collaborative International Accounting Manager for a 12 month period, to cover maternity leave.  This role will report to the Senior Director of Accounting and Finance in Dublin, and will support our expanding international accounting and tax functions. 

The role is wide ranging.  It will encompass managing the month end close process for our international entities, along with managing indirect and direct tax filings globally.  

We do not expect anyone to have all the answers, but you should have the ability to figure out how to find them efficiently, whether independently or collaboratively, as the situation requires.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for managing the month end close process, including review of journal entries and Balance Sheet reconciliations. 
  • Ensure compliance with our SOX controls and assist internal and external auditors with SOX audits.
  • Manage relationships with external service providers for our international entities. 
  • Assist with the review and filing of VAT/GST/sales tax returns.
  • Assist in the continuous review of internal processes to identify areas for improvement.
  • Review of corporation tax returns for our international entities, prepared by our third party service providers.
  • Assist with special finance and operational projects as requested by US finance team or local Dublin office.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CPA/CIMA/ACA).  
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (AITI) qualification a plus. 
  • 8-10 years progressive post-qualified accounting experience to include: 
    • experience managing and leading the month end close process in a public company;
    • experience reviewing corporation tax and indirect tax returns;
    • IFRS and/or USGAAP experience – experience with ASC 842/IFRS 16 and ASC 606/IFRS 15 a bonus; and
    • experience working with internal and external auditors.
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to work efficiently and accurately.
  • High energy level, with a demonstrable hands-on approach. 
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and through written mediums in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and collaborate with various different teams within the organisation.
  • Exposure to NetSuite ERP system a plus.  

An EU passport or work permit is required for this position. 

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, paid holidays and parental leave, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.