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Sr Accountant, Revenue Share Accounting



Accounting & Finance
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Yahoo serves as a trusted guide for hundreds of millions of people globally, helping them achieve their goals online through our portfolio of iconic products. For advertisers, Yahoo Advertising offers omnichannel solutions and powerful data to engage with our brands and deliver results.

The Revenue Share Sr Accountant will be part of the Global Revenue Share Accounting & Reporting team ensuring financial integrity and accurate recording of traffic acquisition cost (TAC), revenue share and other publisher-related liabilities across Yahoo products globally. Revenue Share team members are on the cutting edge of Yahoo technology supporting ad products and affiliate partner sites through reporting, analysis, calculations, process innovation and a drive for product expertise to support revenue growth.

The ideal candidate must have experience with financial data analysis, GL accounting and must be exceptionally skilled at complicated numeric calculations and research. This role requires the candidate to have excellent technical skills, experience with contracts and to be adept in strategic and analytical thinking with a firm emphasis on attention to detail.

Your Day

  • Ensuring 100% controllership integrity

  • Collaborate with Business Development and support new contracts for third-party partners

  • Read, interpret and extract contract economic terms to ensure proper accounting treatment and payment calculations

  • Calculate revenue share syndication costs and perform month-over-month comparisons ensuring financial terms are correctly set up in the financial systems

  • Own global aging files and calculations for variance flux analysis

  • Support month-end close process and procedures

  • Set up manual calculation spreadsheets for deals not supported by the systems

  • Complete GL account reconciliations and prepare Rev Share journal entries

  • Prepare month-end and quarter-end reporting for management teams

  • Assist Finance executives as required on ad hoc tasks and projects

  • Support external/internal audit and SOX compliance requests

  • Prepare/review month-end and quarter-end reporting for management teams

  • Assist Finance executives as required on ad hoc tasks and projects

Required Education / Experience / Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience with prior public accounting experience preferred

  • CPA certification preferred

  • Demonstrated strong accounting skills and a comprehensive understanding of GAAP accounting

  • Analytical and highly organized individual who displays initiative and can work independently

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing

  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge required including pivot table, vlookup, and other similar functions

  • Must be able to multitask and handle high volume in a fast paced environment

  • Must be a team player

  • Oracle Financials experience a plus

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $72,750.00 - $151,250.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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