Senior Accountant at Zillow
Seattle, WA, US

We are a team of Accountants within the Controller organization who own all Revenue accounting and other miscellaneous functions of Zillow Group’s Internet, Media and Technology (IMT) business segment, as well as assist in implementation of financial and billing processes related to new products and revenue streams. We work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment and work directly with teams throughout the Finance organization (including Financial Reporting, Tax, Technical Accounting, Accounts Receivable, and FP&A), as well as Engineering, Sales, Ad Operations, Billing Applications, 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 revenue walkthroughs and the preparation of PBCs
• Finance integration of new products, including the creation of new processes and GL close activities and ensuring SOX readiness

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 looking for an enthusiastic and can-do Senior Accountant to join the IMT Accounting Team, reporting directly to the Accounting Manager. This position requires knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, an interest in revenue accounting, and motivation to contribute to a rapidly evolving business. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and an eagerness to learn.  Specifically, the role will:

  • Prepare higher-risk monthly revenue journal entries and reconciliations
  • Review certain journal entries and reconciliations prepared by Staff Accountants
  • Lead investigations into and prepare flux analysis for certain product lines
  • Own and operate SOX controls as necessary
  • Plan and test business initiatives impacting revenue lines
  • Document system and process changes
  • Coach and mentor Staff Accountants

Who you are

  • BA/BS with a concentration in Finance or Accounting
  • 4+ years’ experience in public accounting, mid-to-large sized tech or high-growth company
  • Audit or Internal Audit experience, desirable
  • Revenue accounting experience required  
  • Experience using advanced Excel functions, with an interest and aptitude to work with large amounts of data
  • Experience with a month-end close process required
  • CPA, with a working knowledge of GAAP, preferred
  • Zuora (subscription billing software) experience, a plus
  • Workday Financial Management experience, a plus

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.