Senior Revenue Accountant

| Santa Monica
About the Senior Revenue Accountant at Headspace:
We are looking to add a key new member to our incredible accounting team, specifically to manage revenue and billing. Our ideal candidate will love all things accounting, be able to drive & automate the process end-to-end and collaborate with management & other cross-functional teams (Sales, Finance, Business Development, and Engineering). You’ll take great pride in being system savvy, detail oriented, personable and able to take both direction and initiative. 
This position reports directly to the Controller with plenty of opportunity to grow into a supervisory capacity over time. 

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Ownership and oversight of the revenue process from beginning to end.
  • Execute and review month-end close processes, including ensuring proper revenue and cost recognition under ASC 606, preparing journal entries, verifying merchant activity, reconciling all corresponding balance sheet accounts, and preparing reports for management
  • Identify opportunities to establish and implement accounting systems, processes, and procedures that are automated, efficient, and able to scale with our rapidly growing company
  • Implement internal controls to mitigate risk
  • Assist with Sales Tax and VAT software implementation (Avalara) and maintain processes going forward to ensure proper filings and remittance of tax 
  • Manage the revenue tracking system (Zuora), working closely with Engineering to ensure data integrity and implementation of best practices 
  • Analyze new partnership contracts to determine proper accounting treatment
  • Review and submit business customer invoices
  • Support collections efforts if issues arise 
  • Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the Controller informed of all critical revenue related issues 
  • Help with the annual audits and special projects, including the preparation of technical accounting revenue memos, as necessary

What we're looking for:

  • Ability to understand and quickly learn new accounting software – including general ledger, subscription billing platforms, merchant gateways
  • Passion for driving business decisions by analyzing large and complex data sets
  • High level of follow through to meet deadlines and able to manage multiple priorities 
  • Driven self-starter with the ability to work independently 
  • Eager to learn, grow and develop in your career and with Headspace 
  • Flexible and quick to adapt to new challenges 
  • Strong team player & collaborator, willing to do whatever it takes
  • Demonstrated experience in managing process improvement.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-5 years of relevant accounting experience, preferably within a fast-paced startup environment
  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, with a focus on revenue recognition
  • Proficient knowledge in Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mix of private and public accounting experience
  • Proficient in ERP and billing platform experience
  • CPA Certification 
  • Experience with NetSuite and Zuora
  • Exposure to sales tax software (Avalara) or filings 
  • Multinational currency experience (specifically in the UK/EU) 

How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

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Location

2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404
2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Daily Meals Provided

Additional Perks + Benefits

Free gym membership. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Parental leave.

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