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Senior Accountant

| Greater LA Area

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We’re looking for a Senior Accountant to join Snap Inc! Working closely with cross-functional teams including Sales Finance, Sales Strategy, Deal Desk, Sales Legal, and Revenue Products, you will review revenue contracts, advise on the accounting impact of agreement terms, optimize processes for efficient and accurate data flow, and record and report sales. Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you’ll collaborate with these and other business partners daily to ensure accurate and timely GAAP reporting of ad revenues.

What you’ll do:

  • Review sales orders and other customer agreements for revenue recognition implications, including multiple element arrangements and the impacts of sales incentives
  • Advise Sales Strategy and Deal Desk team of the GAAP impact of new contractual terms
  • Collaborate with business partners to optimize processes around customer contracts data flow, ensuring data is both accurate and timely
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly journals to account for the impact of multi-element and incentives
  • Prepare account reconciliations as part of the monthly close process for revenue, AR, deferred revenue, and other areas as assigned
  • Prepare materials for internal and external reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Prepare various reconciliations and analyses of account activity
  • Identify risks, implement controls, and maintain proper process documentation and evidence in accordance with SOX
  • Provide support for the annual financial statement audit, as well as periodic internal audits
  • Improve and document general processes for all facets of advertising revenue
  • Create reports to support and improve the Revenue Accounting team’s operations
  • Provide support for other ad hoc analyses and projects as needed

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related area of study
  • 4+ years of experience as an accounting professional

Preferred qualifications:

  • CPA license
  • Master’s degree in accounting or finance, or MBA
  • Big 4 firm experience
  • Fortune 500, private, and/or startup company experience
  • Experience in reviewing revenue contracts
  • Strong knowledge of accounting for multi-element arrangements
  • Experience in operating systems including NetSuite and SalesForce
  • Exceptional analytical skills and strong Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLookUps, etc.)
  • Strong accounting knowledge and an understanding of US GAAP
  • Ability to work under pressure and perform several tasks concurrently in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as superior attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, as well as external senior-level clients
  • A proactive person who can multitask, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • A detail-oriented individual who has a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work extended hours as needed
  • Someone who is flexible, eager, and willing to build from the ground up

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].

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