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Revenue Accountant

Department: Finance

Location: Santa Barbara

Req#: 5494

Sonos exists because we believe listening is essential to human progress, culture, and happiness. Our mission is to “Inspire the world to listen better.” We do this by launching innovative products that empower listeners to listen to all their music, podcasts, audiobooks, and TV with fully connected, multi-room, premium sound. Today, Sonos is filling over 8 million homes with music, thanks to the passion and dedication of our 1,400+ bandmates across nine countries. Our goal is to become the leading sound experience company in the world.

Sonos is diligently searching for a Revenue Accountant to join our team. The right person will be passionate about working for a company that lives its brand and delivers on its promise to empower listeners, everywhere. As a Revenue Accountant, you will be responsible for a variety of functions that include, among other things, the monthly revenue close, account reconciliations, and supporting audits. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, organized, has a positive outlook, and has a natural, genuine curiosity to learn, grow, and problem solve. Because we are a growing team, a collaborative attitude, transparency, and an inclination to help others are all must-haves. This position will report to the Revenue Accounting Manager and will sit in our beautiful office in Santa Barbara, CA.
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Drive the monthly global revenue close process, including deferred revenue, revenue accruals, prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, revenue reporting, and flux analyses
  • Manage revenue related estimates including the company’s sales incentives and Marketing Development Fund (MDF) accruals, and returns provisions
  • Work closely with the Revenue Accounting Manager to design and implement new revenue initiatives
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Prepare revenue-related schedules for quarterly and annual external reporting deadlines
  • Maintain and document standard procedures to ensure compliance with SOX
  • Assist in ERP implementation testing
  • Other tasks and projects as needed
Skills You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related area
  • 3-5+ years of relevant accounting experience; revenue accounting experience a plus
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • High level of proficiency with Excel required 
  • Experience with Blackline and/or SAP a plus
  • Self-starter, ability to problem solve, analyze, and present data in a simple format required
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving atmosphere in a very team-oriented environment

More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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Notice to U.S. Job Applicants: Sonos is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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