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Sr Royalty Accountant in San Francisco, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2123797

My client is based in the heart of San Francisco's financial district and operating within the marketing ad advertising industry. They are currently searching for a full time Senior Royalty Accountant.

Please review the qualifications below, and if you are interested please email resumes

As a Senior Royalty Accountant, you will be supporting a high-energy, rapidly growing company. You are thirsty for continual improvement and streamlining billing, payables, collections, and other finance processes. You have an obsession for details and cannot leave any loose ends. You thrive in a startup like environment, but seek the experience of working for a publicly traded tech company alongside a fast-paced Finance team.


  • Own the revenue and billing process for the data store including account reconciliations, journal entries, contract analysis, billing and reporting
  • Invoice data buyers based on usage reporting
  • Determine related payables to data partners based on usage, revenue and contractual agreements
  • Interpret and analyze contracts for royalty accounting
  • Correspond with internal teams and external third parties regarding royalty reports
  • Work closely with our Data Store team
  • Effectively resolve and respond to customer billing questions and concerns, as well as inquiries from internal employees
  • Improve processes to increase efficiency
  • Assist on month-end close and various projects and ad-hoc reporting
  • Contribute towards building a great company

  • BA degree in finance, accounting, or economics
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of accounting principles
  • 4 - 7 years experience in billing/revenue, preferably in a tech SaaS company
  • Experience with royalty accounting a plus
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting concepts
  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task are critical
  • Must be able to function as part of a team and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, ever evolving environment
  • TypeS (startup) personality: smart, ethical, nice, curious, hard-working, and proactive (no exceptions)


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