Accounting Lead - Revenue

| Greater NYC Area

Compass, headquartered in NYC, is building the most advanced real estate technology in the world. Founded in 2012, Compass operates in 15 markets across the country with over 7,000 real estate agents nationwide. With support from top investors such as Softbank, Fidelity, Wellington, and IVP, Compass is experiencing massive growth and helping everyone find their place in the world.

Compass is looking for an exceptional Revenue Accounting Lead to play a key role in developing a world-class Accounting department based in New York City. The primary focus of the position will be ensuring the proper accounting treatment of real estate transactions under US GAAP, along with complying with all legal and governmental requirements. Additional responsibilities include the development of accounting policies and procedures around current revenue transactions and potential future service offerings.

At Compass You Will:

  • Oversee the revenue recognition process, working with several analysts in the day-to-day function
  • Ensure the accuracy of the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers, including month-end and annual closings
  • Oversee the maintenance of supporting schedules and reconciliations
  • Respond to inquiries from the field regarding the appropriate accounting treatment of real estate transactions
  • Monitor and report metrics of accuracy and report findings to management
  • Collaborate with operational finance and financial systems departments to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Support technical accounting research over revenue and publish internal memos on key accounting policies
  • Oversee balance sheet and income statement analytical reviews for revenue-related accounts
  • Assist in development and enforcement of internal control policies and procedures

What We Are Looking For:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience, real estate brokerage accounting experience preferred
  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • MBA or Masters of Accounting a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to improve processes and procedures
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications; strong Excel proficiency
  • Self-starter, positive attitude, zero ego, and ability to problem-solve with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, and impeccable attention to detail
  • Proven experience building, mentoring, motivating and leading high performance teams and attracting and retaining top talent. Ability to effectively amplify the strengths and compensate for the areas of development of individuals across accounting roles
  • Ability to interact with senior management with confidence and credibility
  • Can maintain positive cross-functional relationships, and readily understand their business needs and requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks within an open and interactive environment
  • Proactive, always seeking additional responsibility
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
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Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

What are Compass Perks + Benefits

Compass Benefits Overview

Enjoy premium health insurance, gym and tuition reimbursement, team events, and fun extras.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Compass provides daily catered lunch to all employees.
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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