Spotify is hiring a

Senior Accountant - Content Accounting

New York, United States

We are looking for a Senior Content Accountant to support the global content accounting operations team. The ideal candidate will have minimum 5 years experience from financial controlling in the content and/or music industry. The position is based in NYC.

What you will do

  • Execution of monthly global content accounting close, ensuring accurate results are delivered on time for reporting.
  • Preparation and/or review of monthly account reconciliations, role forwards and flux analysis.
  • Help lead the implementation of best practices in the content team to scale our business to support the global expansion plans.
  • Develop and/or refine content accounting processes and procedures.
  • Support external, 3rd party and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility.
  • Work cross functionally with Technical accounting, Finance, Legal, Content, Sales, Sales Operations, FP&A, Billing, AR, IT, Tax and various business owners on policies, processes and programs, and help drive key system initiatives and improvements.
  • Mentor, teach and review the work of other supporting members of the accounting team.
  • Other responsibilities include but not limited to participate in special projects, ERP implementation, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned.
  • Travel can be required occasionally in the role.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA or CA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience of financial controlling preferably from the content industry.
  • Experience with major ERP system required (Oracle, SAP or Netsuite).
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines required.
  • Strong Excel skills, and be comfortable with extremely large data volume.
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Previous experience of IFRS and/or SOX is an advantage.

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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