Lyft is hiring a

Senior Revenue Accountant

New York, United States

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is looking to hire a qualified and experienced Senior Revenue Accountant to its Accounting team. This is a crucial role that will assist in overseeing revenue accounting operations in a fast paced environment. The role provides significant growth opportunity, as it encompasses day to day controllership duties as well as involvement on a number of project based initiatives. The candidate should expect to leverage current skill-sets while also focusing on learning quickly and adding value to the current processes.


  • Assist in managing the monthly close process and reconciliations for Lyft revenue
  • Assist in working with the financial analytics data team, payment operations team, and other internal business partners to determine accounting requirements for new platform related projects and to reconcile payment processor activity
  • Assist in driving process improvements to continuously reduce the Accounting Close Cycle duration
  • Assist in documentation/implementation of revenue accounting processes and internal controls
  • Assist in flux analyses for portions of the balance sheet
  • Assist in managing external audit, including preparation and ongoing support
  • Assist in SOX compliance for revenue accounting
  • Perform special, ad-hoc projects in Accounting/Finance as requested


  • BS in Accounting/Finance, CPA license preferred
  • 3+ years in Accounting, including public accounting experience
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal daily direction from management to accomplish objectives and deadlines
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong accounting research and problem-solving skills
  • Highly detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills – must have significant experience in Microsoft and Google applications; Oracle is strongly preferred
  • Able to operate independently and as part of a larger functional team


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year.

The expected base pay range for this position in the New York area is  $84,000 - $105,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.

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