Senior Accountant - Revenue



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

About the team

We are a team of fun and skilled accounting professionals within the Controllership organization who enjoy working in a congenial environment within an innovative, fast-paced tech and media company. We own revenue accounting for certain business lines, as well as support implementation of financial and billing processes related to new products and revenue streams. We work in a highly collaborative environment with teams throughout the organization, including Financial Reporting/Technical Accounting, Tax, FP&A, Billing and Collections, IT/Engineering, and Sales and Operations teams across various product lines!
- 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 Senior Accountant to join the Revenue Accounting team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Revenue Accounting, this position is responsible for supporting various revenue products in our Rentals, New Construction, and Media business lines. This position requires knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, an interest in the real estate and media industries, 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
  • Provide relevant insight into financial results for accounting leadership and business partners
  • Continuously pursue optimization and automation of existing processes to scale with the growth of the business efficiently and effectively
  • Cultivate cross-functional relationships among Finance and business stakeholders
  • Perform activities and maintain documentation in compliance with financial reporting requirements and SOX controls
  • Support internal and external audit activities
  • Provide coaching to and review deliverables prepared by junior team members
  • Support ad-hoc/special projects and analysis, 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, Washington state, and Washington DC the standard base pay range for this role is $73,900.00 - $118,100.00 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

  • BA/BS with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
  • 4+ years’ experience, preferably in public accounting, a mid-to-large-sized tech or high-growth company, or a mix
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and experience with ASC 606
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills with an interest and aptitude for working with large amounts of data
  • Experience with Workday, Salesforce, and/or Zuora preferred
  • Experience with Alteryx Designer and/or Tableau Prep desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work with a high sense of urgency while maintaining outstanding attention to detail
  • Capable of prioritizing conflicting responsibilities and independently driving toward deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving, and data driven organization

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.