Senior Accountant

Job Description

Summary: The Senior Accountant for Spark Networks (“Spark” or the “Company”) is responsible for supporting the Company’s daily and monthly accounting and internal control activities, with a primary focus on revenue recognition and deferred revenue. This individual will be responsible for monthly close procedures, maintaining accurate financial data, and providing accurate and timely reporting to the Corporate Controller and CFO. Further, this individual will work with the Company’s external audit teams and consultants. This is an onsite opportunity in our New York City office. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of revenue and deferred revenue related journal entries to support the month-end and year-end closing process
  • Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assistance with the analysis of month-end and quarter-end fluctuations in general ledger accounts
  • Coordination with external auditors to complete quarterly reviews and year-end financial statement audits in a timely manner
  • Supporting the department’s Sarbanes Oxley efforts
  • Providing solutions to improve departmental efficiencies
  • Collaborating closely with other departments in all accounting related matters

Desired Skills and Experience

Additional Requirements and Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA is a plus
  • 2+ years at public accounting firm or 3+ years senior accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, primarily related to revenue recognition
  • Understanding of SEC reporting and SOX
  • Experience with a digital media and/or online subscription-based company
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus
  • Experience with IFRS is a plus

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strong work ethic and comfortable managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Self-motivated, organized, with ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think analytically
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Team player

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Spark Networks is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law.