Sr. Accountant at Yahoo (Remote)

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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.
A little about us:
The Senior Accountant will be part of the Global Accounting & Reporting team which helps ensure the accuracy of accounting for all Yahoo entities.
A lot about you:
The ideal candidate would have experience with a variety of accounting functions. This role requires the candidate to have exceptional technical skills and to be experienced in strategic and analytical thinking with a firm emphasis on attention to detail. You will need to have the ability to communicate your work clearly with various groups and staff/management of all levels. This role will be specialized in accounting for our Management Equity Program.
Responsibilities
  • Prepare monthly journal entries as assigned
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis for month-end close meetings, both P&L and balance sheet analysis
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Ensure 100% controllership integrity
  • Ensure finance policies and guidelines are met satisfactorily during review/audit periods
  • Assist in driving finance/controllership change initiatives through process improvements to gain efficiencies as needed
  • Support Accounting Managers with Ad hoc reporting and special projects as required
  • Assist with the preparation of required disclosures
  • Provide audit support and fulfill all audit requests

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in Stock Based comp accounting/Equity accounting preferred
  • Highly organized individual who can work independently as well as with cross functional groups
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills required
  • Comfortable working with large sets of data
  • Strong verbal and written skills along with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills, primarily Excel including pivots, vlookups and similar functions
  • Able to manage high volumes of transactions timely and accurately
  • Public accounting/auditing experience a plus
  • CPA highly recommended
  • Oracle Financials experience a plus

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( www.yahooinc.com/diversity/ ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
If hired for this position in Colorado, the compensation range for this position is between $77,250.00 - $128,750.00. The compensation may vary depending on your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include additional incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, plus equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, retirement, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
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Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 239 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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