Staff Accountant at Zillow
Seattle, WA, US

We are a team of skilled accounting professionals and fun people who enjoy working in a collegial environment within an innovative, fast-paced tech and media company. We work directly with teams throughout the Finance organization (including Financial Reporting, Tax, 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 and ensuring SOX readiness

About the role

Zillow Group is looking for an enthusiastic Staff Accountant to join the Corporate Accounting Team, reporting directly to the Accounting Manager. The ideal candidate is dynamic, motivated, dependable, capable, and has the ability to:
  • Pivot, roll with change, and balance competing deadlines
  • Work well within a team
  • Think independently and raise questions and concerns

Specifically, the role will:

  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Pursue optimization and automation of existing processes
  • Investigate and prepare support for flux analysis of operating expenses
  • Foster cross-team relationships among Finance and business stakeholders
  • Own and operate SOX controls as necessary

Who you are

  • Strong Excel skills with an interest and aptitude for working with large amounts of data
  • BA/BS with a concentration in Finance or Accounting
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • 2+ years’ experience in public accounting, mid-to-large-sized tech or high-growth company
  • Audit or Internal Audit experience, desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Workday or other ERP experience preferred
  • Experience with a month-end close process preferred
  • CPA, with a working knowledge of GAAP preferred

Get to know us

At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.