Accountant - Corporate

Zillow

Zillow

Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About the team

We are a team of skilled accounting professionals and fun people within the Controller organization who enjoy working in a congenial environment within an innovative, fast-paced tech and media company. We work in a highly collaborative environment and work directly with teams throughout the Finance organization (including Financial Reporting, Tax, Technical Accounting, Revenue, and FP&A), as well as Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Corporate Applications teams across various product lines. Specifically, our team is responsible for:

• Completing month-end close responsibilities including preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting schedules
• Participating in the annual audit and quarterly reviews performed by our auditors, including walkthroughs and the preparation of PBCs
• Finance integration of new activity, including the creation of new processes and GL close activities

We are a fast-paced and rapidly-growing organization where you can make a difference to our business by using your experience in accounting, analysis, compliance, and reporting!

About the role

Zillow Group is seeking a Corporate Accountant to join the Corporate Accounting team. Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Accounting, this position is responsible for overseeing various operating expenses such Sales & Marketing, Advertising Media, Intercompany, and Travel & Expense. This position requires knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, an interest in corporate accounting, and motivation to contribute to a constantly evolving business. Specifically, the role will:

  • Prepare and/or review journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the month-end close process
  • Analyze financial data and report financial results back to management
  • Build operational and internal control processes for new and evolving aspects of the business while ensuring SOX readiness
  • Lead investigations into and prepare flux analysis for balance sheet and/or income statement accounts
  • Drive process improvement projects to streamline and automate manual workflows
  • Produce a high volume of work under a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Provide support to finance management and other internal customers, including ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects
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, Washington state, and Washington DC the standard base pay range for this role is $62,400.00 - $99,600.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Washington state, and Washington DC 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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA, with solid understanding of GAAP, preferred
  • Experience reviewing journal entries and reconciliations with a critical approach
  • 2+ years’ experience in public accounting, mid-to-large sized tech or high-growth company
  • Strong inter-company and accruals experience
  • Lease experience a plus
  • Experience using sophisticated Excel functions, with an interest and aptitude analyzing large amounts of data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present findings and interact at all levels of the organization
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excels in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving, and data-driven organization
  • Able to work with a high sense of urgency while maintaining outstanding attention to detail
  • Has a proactive approach and can multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in an evolving environment
  • Capable of prioritizing conflicting responsibilities and independently driving toward deadlines in a hyper-growth environment
  • Experience with Workday Financial Management preferred

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 your recruiter directly.

Applicants who receive job offers from Zillow Group will be asked to sign a Proprietary Rights Agreement which includes confidentiality, intellectual property assignment, customer and employee non-solicitation, and non-competition provisions. If you are contacted for a role at Zillow Group and wish to review a copy of the Proprietary Rights Agreement prior to receiving an offer, you may request a copy from your Recruiter.