Finance Manager



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

About the team

The FP&A team is on the front line of Zillow Group’s business planning and strategic initiatives, so you will work on some of the company’s highest visibility projects. This role not only offers phenomenal exposure, but also the chance to collaborate with many different groups across the organization. Join a dynamic team that helps drive the company towards its goals, with an abundance of growth opportunities along the way!

About the role

Zillow Group is looking for a dynamic Finance Manager to join the Financial Planning and Analysis team! This highly visible role requires a personable, proactive, and detail-oriented candidate with a consistent record of forging relationships across functions and levels, allowing for the opportunity to engage with business leaders on a regular basis. You’ll directly support our core Premier Agent business, while partnering with several functions as part of building towards our integrated transaction experience. Working with the teams and leadership, you will directly manage one or more financial analysts, and be actively involved in revenue planning, pricing optimization, construction of annual and long-range planning, and providing regular forecast updates. You will deliver valuable insights and analyses supporting new and existing initiatives and dig to find opportunities to drive efficiency. You will be a crucial FP&A leader, connecting our business partners with the greater Finance org (FP&A, Accounting, A/R, etc).

In this role, you will:

  • Lead the long-range planning and month/quarter/annual forecasting processes for Zillow’s Premier Agent business
  • Collaborate with key partners to develop new processes and investment frameworks, evaluate business opportunities, and provide clear and concise recommendations based on detailed analyses
  • Lead a team of financial analysts, ensuring proper project prioritization and business partner support
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting and reporting tools, processes, and methodologies
  • Work cross-functionally to drive consistency in forecast methodologies and models, weaving together key operational and financial metrics
  • Provide P&L clarity across business teams, including expenses, financial drivers, and key performance indicators
  • Balance ad hoc requests and demands, requiring the ability to quickly shift focus and effectively prioritize as necessary
This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice, which must be identified to the Company. U.S. employees may live in any of the 50 United States, with limited exceptions.In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington the standard base pay range for this role is $97,800.00 - $156,200.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington and may not be applicable to other locations.In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of experience at a mid-to-large sized technology or high growth company, preferably internet or real estate industry
  • Experienced in delegation and motivating a growing team in a highly dynamic environment, with a continued emphasis on the professional development of your team
  • Intensely curious; always peeling back the next layer of the onion to reveal the underlying truths
  • Independently cultivate relationships, earn trust, and build rapport with business partners
  • Experience leading cross-functional initiatives and influencing without authority
  • Experience working with product roadmaps and advising product and development teams when financial/compliance implications may exist
  • Adept storyteller; capable of crafting high-impact presentations and leading discussions with senior leadership
  • Familiarity with recurring revenue business models and/or real estate transactions preferred
  • Additional desired software experience includes Workday and/or Financials, Anaplan, Tableau, Salesforce or similar CRM products; SQL experience strongly desired

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at

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