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Senior Technical Accountant



IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

About Paysafe
Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 25 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

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We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Technical Accountant to join our Finance team based in Jacksonville, Florida. This position offers a flexible hybrid environment where you will have a blend of remote working days and office days during the work week.

Position Summary:
We are seeking an experienced Senior in Technical Accounting to help us fuel accelerated growth. This role will report to the Accounting Director and will provide technical accounting and policy through leadership, analysis, and support to the North America teams as needed on technical accounting matters.


  • Manage technical accounting matters that arise in North America, including preparing technical research memos, as well as addressing ad hoc requests from divisions.
  • Develop a formalized process for contract review to be implemented across all US divisions.
  • Lead first reviews on new products, processor updates.
  • Review and advise on financial/accounting processes.
  • Work with controllership teams on implementation of new/changing accounting standards and/or incorporate accounting policies throughout North America
  • Analyze the effect of statutory accounting practices and regulations and guidance to ensure correct application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Partner with the product team, legal and other internal stakeholders on the accounting analysis of new transactions/contracts/etc. and any financial reporting implications as well as key considerations for internal controls with respect to such.
  • Partner with Group leaders to evaluate consistency in accounting and control application across global Payment Processing teams and provide recommendations.
  • Serve as a key technical accounting contact liaison with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance.
  • Clearly articulate conclusions with members of the Accounting, Finance and Group leadership team.
  • Collaborate with FP&A on understanding accounting implications to forecast of new and/or changing accounting standards and/or contemplated business activity.
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Make recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed and establish the proper techniques to discover and prevent fraud.
  • Train accounting staff on new technical accounting standards, new products, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Relevant CPA certification preferred.
  • Relevant experience must be in publicly traded companies required.
  • 3 + years of relevant work accounting experience (U.S. public company and/or Big 4 accounting firm a plus).
  • Strong technical accounting background and understanding of complex accounting transactions.
  • Ability to perform advanced technical accounting research and analysis, and documenting results and conclusions.
  • Advanced knowledge of US GAAP (IFRS a plus).
  • Strong financial risks and controls knowledge (including SOX).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Acting with integrity and demonstrating strong professional judgment.
  • Demonstrating resilience and adaptability to changing business priorities.
  • Payment processing company or fintech industry experience a plus.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of Oracle EBS and Blackline a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity Paysafe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please let us know. We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.