Senior Revenue Accountant

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we’re reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizes—we’re enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

The Square Accounting team is looking to hire a Senior Revenue Accountant based in San Francisco that will be an integral part of our growing team. This role is responsible for partnering closely with the product and systems teams to ensure that business transactions activity is appropriately captured and accounted for in our financial statements. The ideal candidate will be highly analytical, be able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, and show strong leadership skills.


You will:

  • Be in the mindset to take on new tasks, operationalize and streamline them, and move on to new additional responsibilities
  • Continuously improve business processes, systems, and enhance documentation and controls as part of our SOX compliance efforts
  • Partner with the e-commerce and retail teams to build scalable revenue recognition processes in Oracle Cloud
  • Partner with the business to assist in the review of sales agreements to assess the revenue recognition impact 
  • Review current revenue recognition processes/procedures and implement process improvements to improve efficiency and timeliness of the close and reporting
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and supporting schedules related to Square’s e-commerce, retail channels, processor cash inflows, and other areas
  • Interface with Technical Accounting, Internal Audit and the Company’s independent public accounting firm on technical accounting matters
  • Work with diverse and cross functional teams, domestically and internationally
  • Partner with Square’s Finance & Strategy team to investigate variances between actual results and forecasts and assist in the budgeting process as needed
  • Support quarterly reviews and annual audits performed by external auditors
  • Complete special projects as needed

You have:

  • Passion for Square. Strong interest in technology/knowledge of the industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA a plus
  • 4+ years of accounting experience
  • Previous role(s) should include internal or external audit, GL accounting, and/or revenue accounting
  • Technical knowledge and practical knowledge of revenue recognition standards ASC 605 and ASC 606
  • Tech savvy, strong at Excel - SQL experience a plus
  • Oracle Cloud experience a plus

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources