Revenue Accountant

We are looking for a Senior Revenue Accountant to support the global revenue accounting operations & revenue close processes for Spotify’s podcast advertising business. The position is based in NYC, and the ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years of revenue operations, order-to-cash, and/or GL experience at a global organization.

What you’ll do

  • Execution of monthly global revenue close, ensuring accurate results are delivered on time for reporting in accordance with IFRS.
  • Perform global revenue and deferred revenue journal entries, accounts reconciliations, and fluctuation analyses.
  • Help lead the implementation of best practices in the revenue team to scale our business and global revenue expansion.
  • Support external and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
  • Develop and refine revenue accounting processes
  • Work cross functionally with Technical Accounting, Finance, Legal, Sales, Sales Operations, FP&A, Billing, AR, IT, Tax and various business owners to develop scalable Order-to-Cash processes and drive new system initiatives and improvements.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and assist in refining revenue accounting processes and procedures with a focus on continuous improvements.
  • Other responsibilities include but not limited to participating in special projects, leading trainings, ERP implementations, system enhancements, and ad hoc analyses, as assigned.

Who you are 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA or CA preferred.
  • 2-3+ years of relevant experience in revenue accounting, accounting operations, GL, or public accounting
  • High tech, Podcasting, Entertainment/Media, and/or Advertising industry experience a plus.
  • Experience with major ERP system required (Netsuite, Oracle or SAP).
  • Strong Excel skills and comfortable with extremely large data volume.
  • Ability to work under time pressure, to prioritize workload, and to meet strict deadlines.
  • Positive attitude and flexible, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.

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