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Revenue and Technical Accounting Senior Manager

Department: Finance

Location: Santa Barbara

Req#: 4497

We are looking for an accounting professional that desires to make an impact on a fast-growing organization. The position will be responsible for reviewing revenue related business cases and contracts, researching and documenting technical accounting issues, and addressing unusual and complex technical accounting transactions. The position will interact frequently with auditors, as well as with the broader legal, commercial, accounting and finance teams.

About You

You're not like everyone else.

You bring a unique perspective to the table. Transparency tops your list of values. Your smarts and creativity are off the charts, matched only by your humility. You want to collaborate with a team of diverse talent. 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 unafraid to make mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You don't stop until you get it right. "Impossible" isn't in your vocabulary. You're more interested in creating the future than waiting for it.

You love to listen.

You start every interaction from a place of listening and seeking to understand. You're culturally connected. You remember your first concert. You can readily recommend a binge-worthy show on Netflix, Hulu or HBO. You can't sit in traffic without a great audiobook, podcast or album. You can make a killer playlist. Your idea of a good weekend includes watching a movie or playing a video game.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide technical accounting expertise for non-routine, unusual or complex events and transactions, as well as ensuring an adequate control environment for such transactions
  • Ensure accuracy and adequacy of the Company’s more complex SEC disclosures such as EPS, statement of cash flows, and disaggregated revenue
  • Review and document the Company’s ongoing analyses for key revenue recognition assumptions and conclusions under ASC 606
  • Review all new and revised customer contracts to ensure consistent application of the Company’s revenue recognition policies
  • Work cross-functionally on contemplated business transactions to ensure relevant accounting issues are identified, analyzed, and documented in accounting memorandums
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on technical accounting on all topics, with a focus on revenue related issues
  • Lead the development of the Company’s accounting policy manual
  • Collaborate effectively with the company’s external auditors to successfully resolve complex accounting and reporting matters
  • Assist the Revenue Accounting Operations team in the monthly revenue close process
  • Assist the External Reporting team with the completion of SEC filings
  • Lead the implementation of ASC 842, Leases
  • Ensure SOX 404 compliance for all areas of responsibility

Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
  • 10+ years accounting experience. Big 4 public accounting experience or a combination of Big 4 public accounting + industry experience
  • Knowledge of technical accounting literature including but not limited to ASC 606
  • Intellectual curiosity, highly organized, ability to prioritize, high attention to detail
  • Experience working cross-functionally, ideally in a global organization
  • CPA required

How to Audition
Apply here and if there is a fit, we'll reach out! 
More About Sonos

In 2002, Sonos set out to reinvent the way people listen at home. The wireless home sound system we created makes it easier than ever to fill any and every room with music, podcasts, TV, and just about anything else you could ever want to hear-all with brilliant, immersive clarity. Since then millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.

Today we remain focused on innovation, thoughtfully designing products, inventing new technologies, expanding our software platform, crafting the best sound experience and making a positive social impact in the world.

We're empowering people to listen better because listening builds understanding and drives change. It even increases happiness and brings people together. Simply put, listening leads to a better life. (We've got the data to prove it.)

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