Senior Accountant, Homes Accounting at Zillow
Seattle, WA, US

We are a team of skilled accounting professionals who enjoy working in a collegial environment within an innovative, fast-paced company. We work directly with partners throughout the organization including Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting, Tax, FP&A, Compliance, Engineering, and Corporate Applications.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and can-do Senior Accountant to join the Homes Accounting team.  The team is responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely financial information to management, business partners, and stakeholders throughout the organization.  This role will focus on our Homes Inventory Accounting processes including working closely with our business partners to support complex calculations and ensuring the successful execution of inventory accounting processes. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, has excellent analytical skills, and has the ability to take on complex tasks. This role will be highly collaborative with business partners across the broader Accounting/Finance Group and the Zillow Offers business.


  • Prepare and/or review journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the month-end close process
  • Prepare and/or review complex calculations surrounding inventory life cycle including capitalized labor rates and inventory valuation
  • Analyze financial data and report financial results back to management
  • Drive process improvement projects to streamline and automate manual workflows
  • Build operational and internal control processes for new and evolving aspects of the business
  • Provide support to finance management and other internal business partners, including ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects
  • Assist with quarterly and annual audit requests from our external auditors

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 4+ years’ experience in public accounting, mid-to-large sized tech/real estate company or high-growth company
  • Experience with Inventory Accounting preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; capable of efficiently 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
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Able to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving and data driven organization
  • Audit or Internal Audit experience is desirable
  • CPA preferred, with a strong understanding of US GAAP

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.