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Director, Mortgages Accounting

Company: Zillow Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

About the team

We are a team of skilled accounting professionals and fun people who enjoy working in a collegial environment within an innovative, fast-paced company. We work directly with teams throughout the Finance organization including Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting, Tax, and FP&A, as well as Compliance, Engineering, and Corporate Applications.

About the role

Zillow Group is looking for a Director to lead the Mortgages Accounting team. This position reports directly to the Corporate Controller and is responsible for overseeing the accounting function related to Zillow Group's Mortgages business. The Mortgages business includes

advertising sold to mortgage lenders and other mortgage professionals through ZG's Mortgage Marketplace, mortgage originations and sale of mortgage loans on the open market through Zillow Home Loans, and the Mortech business providing mortgage software solutions.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience in the financial services sector, preferably the mortgage banking industry, a deep understanding of the related generally accepted accounting principles, and the ability to work closely with business leaders to drive cooperation and problem solving. This role requires a candidate capable of supporting our business by leading a best in class accounting team and working cross-functionally to create and oversee financial systems, processes, and procedures that support strong internal controls and rapid growth.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage the monthly and quarterly Mortgages segment close process, ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of segment financial results.
  • Responsible for the preparation of external financial statements and coordination of external audits related to standalone mortgage entities.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual financial information to support debt covenant reporting for warehouse lines of credit and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Lead an effective, deeply motivated and collaborative team focusing on the development and growth of team members.
  • Partner with business leaders to plan for new business initiatives; advise on the design and implementation of scalable operational accounting processes and systems to support these initiatives.
  • Provide technical accounting expertise over the mortgage banking industry to ensure Zillow Group's accounting is in accordance with GAAP.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies, procedures, and related documentation to support strong internal controls in accordance with SOX 404 and GAAP.
  • Review high risk journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and accounting estimates.
  • Oversee monthly and quarterly Mortgages segment account analyses and fluctuations.
  • Maintain a staffing resource plan that supports sustained growth of the Mortgages segment.

    Who you are

    • BA/BS with a concentration in Accounting
    • CPA, with strong understanding of GAAP
    • 10+ years' experience in public accounting, mid-to-large sized tech, or a high-growth mortgage company
    • Prior involvement working in the financial services sector, preferably with extensive experiences in the mortgage banking industry, fair value accounting, and accounting for derivative instruments
    • Strong leadership presence with the ability to think conceptually and make effective decisions
    • Experienced in delegation and motivating a growing team in a highly dynamic environment
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills with the ability to present findings and interact at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving and data driven organization
    • Experience managing and/or participating in a monthly close process

      Get to know us

      Zillow Group houses the largest portfolio of real estate brands on mobile and the web. We are on a mission to rewire the real estate transaction and are building transformational tools and services that make it easier for everyone to find and get into a home they love. We are working to create an on-demand real estate transaction experience for every stage of the home lifecycle -- for buyers, sellers, renters and borrowers - and we're well on our way. No matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality for millions of people.

      At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.

      Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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