Senior Revenue Accountant in Chicago, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Google   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Consumer Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent practical experience.
  • CPA certification.
  • 6 years of relevant work experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA degree.
  • 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 business acumen with ability to deal with ambiguity. Effective skills and ability to understand and present data.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.


  • 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 agreement review, processing payments and preparing/posting journal entries. Prepare and present financials to management and 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 and 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.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17