Senior Manager, Revenue Recognition at Wish

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Company Description
Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and-most importantly-affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market.
We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you've been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.
Job Description
Wish is currently looking for a Senior Manager, Revenue Recognition to join the organization. This is newly added role to a growing team!
What you'll be doing:
  • Lead a team of accountants and manage the global close for revenues
    recognized for the Company's digital advertising business.
  • Manage the global close for revenues recognized for the Company's digital advertising business, including driving the implementation of the Company's revenue recognition related internal controls.
  • Manage the reconciliations between PSP settlements, customer checkout data and bank for the Company's worldwide receipts.
  • Manage the forecasting and accounting process for PSP fees assessed each month.
  • Review reports with analytical analysis of revenue and deferred revenue that support current period trends, balances, and future financial impacts.
  • Validate the data between various sources and be able to identify anomalies at the lowest level of detail.
  • Partner closely with Engineering to stay abreast of new features and programs that may have revenue recognition ramifications.
  • Partner closely with teams supporting the Company's other revenue streams through non-routine transaction, monthly close activities, and to identify and implement process/system improvements within the quote-to-cash ecosystem.
  • Mentor and develop members on the team, contribute to a positive and collaborative team culture with highest integrity and sense of ownership.
  • Strengthen internal controls, enhance processes around revenue and related processes to accelerate close activities while maintaining accuracy and integrity in financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with SOX & Internal Audit and external auditors around key control documentation and evidence compliance requirements, and changes in internal control design as processes evolve.
  • Serve as the key contact with external auditors for quarterly reviews and year-end audits, including discussing technical revenue accounting assessment and internal control findings.
  • Support ad hoc projects, including systems implementation and revenue process improvements related to revenue transformation.
  • #LI-RS1

  • 7+ years of experience in Accounting, with prior experience in display advertising revenue recognition under ASC 606.
  • BA/BS/Master's in Accounting or equivalent work experience, with a CPA license preferred but is not required.
  • Exposure to the PSP ecosystem within the context of e-commerce/fin-tech preferred.
  • Strong written & verbal communication with the ability to express complex topics clearly & easily to senior leadership.
  • An interest in working in a fast-growing, fast-paced environment with changing responsibilities, and a willingness to lend a helping hand wherever it's needed.
  • Experience building and managing lean teams with outsized company impact (minimum of 4 years' management experience).
  • A self-starter with the ability to quickly respond to problems independently and proactively address conflicting stakeholder requirements to achieve creative compromise.
  • Ability to deep dive into large volume of data with an analytical lens.
  • Strong understanding of accounting systems and the related control environment, with experience in implementing systems preferred.
  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP system preferred.

Additional Information
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Individuals applying for positions at Wish, including California residents, can see our privacy policy here .
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Technology we use

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Our San Francisco office is located in the Citigroup Center with direct access to BART and surrounded by amazing restaurants and coffee shops.

An Insider's view of Wish

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We do a lot of cross-functional work with other teams to create promotions, campaigns, articles, social media content, videos, and more. We also provide regional insights to stakeholders and exchange ideas to help grow each market. I love looking back and seeing how much my role has evolved since I started working at Wish!


Localization Manager, Spanish

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My goal coming out of university was to learn how to scale the infrastructure of a growing company. Larger tech companies have mostly solved these scalability problems and Wish gave me the opportunity to solve tough problems hands on. Wish is now handling 100x the traffic since I joined and I'm still learning new things everyday.


Manager, Software Engineering

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

My role as a Brand Protection specialist at Wish revolves around reviewing and actioning on merchants that infringe on our Intellectual Property policy. My work will hopefully create a fair and trustworthy platform for both our users and merchants.


Brand Protection Specialist

What are Wish Perks + Benefits

Wish Benefits Overview

Here at Wish, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and well-being of our employees and their families. To achieve this goal, Wish covers 100% of insurance premiums for full-time employees and their dependents. And that's not all! In addition to our amazing benefits, we proudly offer many perks like fitness reimbursement, flexible work hours, generous paid time off, Wish cash, an ESPP program and many more...

Partners with Nonprofits
Wish proudly partners with Black Girls Code, University of Waterloo WiCS and Women Who Code through volunteering and hosting events.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Coming soon!
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our Wish Employee Resource Groups, or WERGs as we call them, are employee-led organizations that help build awareness, educate and drive inclusivity.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wish covers 100% of medical, dental & vision monthly premium costs for employees and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Wish offers a fitness allowance.
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Plan - Up to 5 in-person visits with a trained professional, per issue. Additional online benefits include legal, financial, childcare, and parental leave resources.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast pastries.
Fitness Subsidies
Wish offers a fitness allowance.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
New! All full time employees are eligible to receive a monthly work from home stipend.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Wish offers "Wish for Leaders" management training program as well as other Learning & Development workshops.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Wish offers up to $500 per year for job related professional development activities.
Customized development tracks

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