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Revenue Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

About the team

We are a team of fun and skilled accounting and finance professionals within the Controller organization who own revenue accounting for Zillow advertising and software products. We work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment and partner closely with teams throughout the Finance organization (including Technical Accounting/Financial Reporting, Tax, Accounts Receivable, and FP&A), as well as IT/Engineering, Business Operations and Product owners across various product lines.
As Zillow Group is in a time of significant growth and strategic advancement, there are a ton of opportunities to make a positive impact to the business!

About the role

Zillow Group is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Accountant to join the Finance / Accounting team supporting the Zillow Real Estate Software business! This position requires knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (in particular ASC 606 – Revenue Recognition from Contracts with Customers), an interest in real estate accounting, and ability to contribute to a rapidly evolving business. This role will be responsible for both month-end close activities and new revenue product implementation work.

You Will Get To:

  • Review and/or prepare journal entries related to real estate software products in accordance with GAAP

  • Review and/or prepare balance sheet reconciliations

  • Provide relevant insight and explanation to financial results for accounting leadership and business partners

  • Continuously improve and refine processes and procedures that can scale effectively as we grow to increase efficiency and quality of deliverables

  • Engage cross-functionally to understand new / current product lines; contribute to designing and implementing robust operational accounting processes and systems to support the product lines

  • Drive strong internal controls to ensure compliance of all financial reporting requirements and maintain proper SOX documentation

  • Support the external audit and quarterly/annual SEC filing by timely submission of PBC schedules and responses to inquiries

  • Collaborate with business operations to identify process improvements and automations that support the scalability of the Zillow Real Estate Software business

  • Perform ad-hoc/special projects and analysis as required, with guidance

  • Guide and review staff level work

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. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington 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 and Washington 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 related field

  • 4+ years of accounting experience is required

  • Advanced Excel skills, with interest and aptitude to work with large amounts of data

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, specifically ASC 606

  • CPA is not required, but preferred

  • Big 4 or Large National/Regional Audit experience a plus

  • Zuora, G Suite, Workday GL, and Salesforce.com experience a plus

  • Well-organized with demonstrated experience prioritizing multiple tasks to meet deadlines

  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and accurate

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly adaptable with experience creating clarity from ambiguity, able to operate in a fast-paced environmen

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 us at RecruitingAccessibility@zillowgroup.com.

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.