Senior Revenue Accountant
Posted on: February 13, 2019
Minimum qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent practical experience.* 6 years of relevant work experience.* CPA certification or equivalent practical experience.Preferred qualifications:* MBA or equivalent working experience.* Demonstrated experience in managing process improvement.* Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP, with a focus on revenue recognition.* Passion for driving business decisions by analyzing large and complex data sets.* Excellent communication and project management skills, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.* Excellent business acumen with ability to deal with ambiguity. Effective skills and ability to understand and present data.Google accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and you'll review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports -- and all this sounds like fun to you. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, advocate best practices and roll up your sleeves to pitch in when it's all hands on deck. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Google's business objectives.Google Accountants handle the core accounting responsibilities at Google. As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process in depth. You'll advise on financial reports required by governmental regulations, and you'll review, analyze, and interpret financial and budgetary reports. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help your team get better at what we do. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Google's business objectives.The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.* Design, implement and manage global processes for the accounting of ads revenue, including contra-revenue accruals, sales allowance, deferred revenue, and the related balance sheet reconciliations.* Perform month-end close processes, including contract review, processing payments and preparing/posting journal entries. Prepare and present financials to management, as well support with any ad hoc requests from cross functional teams.* Identify opportunities and implement programs to centralize, eliminate, automate or outsource activities. Work with providers to outsource established or mature processes and manage ongoing activities.* Partner with internal teams as well as engineering and business partners to define, establish and implement accounting systems, processes and procedures. Review processes and implement controls to ensure mitigated risk for Google.* Work through accounting implications and confirm we can operationally support business agreements. Provide accounting guidance to sales, product and other cross functional teams.
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