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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling life on Mars.


As the company expands its international footprint and provides Starlink (our revolutionary satellite low-latency broadband internet) across Europe, Starlink Internet Services Limited is seeking an Accounting Manager for our Dublin office to ensure that our financial reporting obligations are met.

The Senior Accountant role will focus on the Europe operations and will join Starlink, our new and dynamic business division. Starlink provides satellite internet coverage to over 50 countries around the world. Its mission is to deliver global internet access, and it is ideally suited to support rural and geographically isolated areas where internet connectivity is unreliable or nonexistent. Based in Dublin and reporting to the Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for working through the audit process and financial reporting obligations across Europe. The ideal candidate will have experience in a multinational environment, across audits and ideally tax, and is a flexible individual who is prepared to support the rapid growth of Starlink as the global broadband business matures.


The senior accountant will be responsible for coordinating with the Company’s US headquartered tax function to ensure tax reporting activities are completed.

  • Assist with the audit process for Irish entity and other European entities
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements for subsidiaries across Europe
  • Liaise with 3rd parties for audit and tax compliance
  • Preparation of month end entity level P&L and balance sheets
  • Application of internal control standards in region
  • Intercompany accounting, recording of entries between group companies
  • Assist with tax compliance and reporting requirements, for both direct and indirect taxes, across Europe
  • Support of day-to-day finance operations in Europe as required
  • Other ad hoc finance projects as directed, e.g., analysis of new products and expansions in Europe


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, tax or finance
  • 4+ years of accounting or audit experience in public accounting, or with a large multinational organization, including experience with accounting matters and tax across Europe
  • Current residency and work authorization in Ireland


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Financial reporting experience, GAAP, some knowledge of US GAAP preferable
  • Experience with multinational environment
  • Detail oriented, excellent analytical skills
  • Intercompany accounting experience preferable
  • Exposure to transfer pricing and indirect taxes preferable
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work with global teams
  • Ability to embrace change based on business needs, and ability to work in a startup type environment. Adaptability and flexibility will be essential


  • This is an onsite position based in Dublin, Ireland. Remote work will not be considered

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.