Vox Media is hiring a

Director, Revenue Accounting

Remote

WHO WE ARE

The Director of Revenue Accounting at Vox Media will be primarily responsible for leading the timely execution of accounting closing activities related to revenue recognition and ensuring the accuracy of revenue based on applicable accounting guidance.  This position reports into the Senior Director of Revenue Accounting and may require travel to the Company’s Washington DC office 1-2 times per quarter (if not DC based) and to the New York office 1-2 times per year (if not NY based). The ideal candidate will be ready to join a fast-paced environment, be adaptable to change and be excited to build scalable, controlled processes.

Revenue Accounting is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Ensure company revenue policies and processes associated with revenue streams are in  compliance with US GAAP specifically ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, as well as SEC regulations
  • Lead a team in the timely execution of accounting closing activities for areas of responsibility, including working with teams outside the accounting department to establish and communicate deadlines that support the consolidated close calendar deadlines
  • Identify and lead process improvement efforts to ensure improved efficiency of the department's processes and support company growth while enhancing the internal control environment
  • Review, refine and prepare documentation around processes and accounting conclusions for areas of responsibility 
  • Provide direction to the business and sales teams for complex and critical proposals related to areas of responsibility for revenue recognition
  • Lead trainings, manage, and provide feedback and coaching to members of the Revenue Accounting team based on areas of responsibility
  • Manage a team of 5+ individuals
  • Manage and support audit requests for areas of responsibility
  • Support the Credit and Collections team in the appropriate application of cash receipts to customer invoices and assist with customer inquiries in areas of responsibility
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments as needed

 

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and a minimum of 8-10 years’ previous experience in public accounting or a corporate accounting department
  • A completed CPA certification
  • Significant experience with ASC 606
  • Significant experience with general ledger accounting and the monthly close process
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines
  • A demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally across an organization to build or enhance processes
  • Significant experience in managing teams and in providing training, coaching and feedback
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with all levels within an organization
  • Strong computer skills – Expert level MS Excel skills including extensive experience with pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s; proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint or equivalent Google Apps.
  • Self-motivation and desire to continually improve efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness of processes

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working in the digital media and/or advertising industry 
  • Experience with Salesforce and Netsuite
  • Experience in financial reporting and M&A transactions

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.

 

WHERE YOU’LL WORK

This job is remote. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

 

WHY VOX MEDIA?

WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.

 

OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team ([email protected]).

 

WHAT COMES NEXT

Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

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