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General Accountant - Commission Accounting

Finance | Remote in Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary | From $60.00 to $70.00 per hour

Job Description

General Accountant - Commission Accounting 11097

A leading professional development and networking company is looking for a General Accountant - Commission Accounting. The successful candidate will support the month-end close process for US GAAP and the year-end audit for statutory reporting. The ideal candidate has accounting/finance experience at an Enterprise-level Global company. The company offers a great work environment!

General Accountant - Commission Accounting Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $60-$70/hr
  • Worksite: Leading professional development and networking (Sunnyvale, CA 94085, Open to Remote, Must work Pacific Standard Time hours) 
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k
  • 40 hours/week, 12 Month Assignment

General Accountant - Commission Accounting Responsibilities: 

  • Support the month-end close process for commission accounting. 
  • Work with the FP&A and Sales Compensation teams on gathering inputs.
  • Calculate the commission accrual journal entry.
  • Calculate the deferred commission journal entry.
  • Maintain Deferred Commission waterfall.
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of Accrued Commissions and Deferred Commission balance sheet accounts.
  • Support commission PBC requests for stat audits.
  • Support the month-end close process for royalties accounting.
  • Work with the Royalties Team (Content Admin) and FP&A on obtaining information required for the royalty accounting activities.
  • Run royalty reports in COSMO, royalty accrual, and royalty advance adjustments.
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of Accrued Royalties and Author Royalty Advances balance sheet accounts.
  • Support other month-end close activities. This includes Sales Club Accrual, Merchant Fee Adjustment, Self-funding Insurance Accrual, actively building and managing relationships with the international accounting, FP&A and, Global Sales Comp teams.
  • Participate in other compliance & risk management initiatives the Company may engage.
  • Support ad hoc reporting, analysis, and key projects 

General Accountant - Commission Accounting Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of accounting/finance experience at an Enterprise-level Global company.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or extensive general ledger experience /certifications.
  • Experience with Oracle is preferred.
  • Experience working across cultures and geographies is preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and the ability to work on large, complex spreadsheets.
  • Work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks in an agile work environment.
  • Strong analytical and documentation & communication (written/verbal) skills.
  • Exposure to foreign exchange is preferred.
  • Goal oriented with excellent teamwork skills is preferred.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision is preferred.
  • Ability to integrate quickly into new teams and companies is preferred.
  • Ability to build successful relationships with many different stakeholders is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is preferred.