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Staff Accountant

| Greater Denver Area

Wowza is seeking a Staff Accountant to support the growth of our accounting, finance and administrative functions.  The ideal candidate will have experience in AP/AR, payroll, GL accounting and systems knowledge. This person will play a vital role in the continued development of various finance and accounting functions to support the growth of Wowza. This role will be based in our Golden, CO office.

What you will be doing:

  • Perform general accounting functions, account reconciliations and other financial analyses
  • Processing of accounts payable, credit card payments, expense reports (Concur)
  • Working with the billing team to assist in customer transactions and revenue reporting using QuickBooks and our billing system (Zuora)
  • Revenue recognition and deferred revenue reconciliation and reporting
  • Assist with our annual audit, income tax returns, sales & use tax reporting, budget vs. actual reporting and various other accounting and finance projects

To be successful, you must be very attentive to detail and be able to navigate through accounting (QuickBooks), payroll, billing (Zuora), CRM (Salesforce) systems, as well as from other disparate data sources. Communication skills and working with service providers, customers and other functional departments are critical. This position requires excellent hands on execution and independent project work.

Experience we'd love you to have:

  • 3+ years of experience working in an accounting department with involvement in account reconciliations, AP / AR, and GL accounting.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills
  • Distinctive problem solving skills, combined with the ability to communicate with all functional groups
  • ASC 606 revenue recognition experience a plus
  • Ability to process information, analyze data, and reach conclusions based on sound reasoning
  • BA/BS degree preferred

Who We Are 

Wowza Media Systems (www.wowza.com) creates streaming products and services for delivering video and audio streams to any screen, from desktops to televisions to mobile devices. We have been in business for over ten years, won numerous industry awards, and are driving over 19,000 customers in more than 170 countries. 

We are committed to shaping the streaming industry and lead the way with products and services that both simplify streaming, and provide tools for advanced users to build their own customized solutions. By staying true to our focus on customer success we continue to redefine our industry and impact the world. 

What we love about working at Wowza: 

  • Million Dollar Views of the Mountains, Denver Metro, and Live Buffalo!
  • Strong benefits package including Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, PTO and 401k match
  • An appetizing kitchen stocked with food and drinks…. dog treats too!
  • The ability to work with amazing clients and partners such as ESPN, Walt Disney, Facebook, US Air Force, Harvard University and Amazon
  • Yoga Classes and Gym Discounts to satisfy that urge to move
  • Spacious office with state of the art equipment

This is a great opportunity to build an exciting and rewarding career with an innovative, successful emerging technology company that is passionate about our customers and has a track record of delivering results.  

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks

Location

We are located off the Genesee Park exit of I70, where the deer, elk and the buffalo herd roam.

An Insider's view of Wowza Media Systems

What's something quirky about your company?

We use the Slack app to communicate within the office as well as with the live-streaming community in general. One of our favorite pastimes is creating custom emojis to make each other laugh, and for some good-natured teasing. The dolphin emoji, the unicorn vomiting rainbows, and infinite variations of the party parrot are a few favorites.

Holly Regan

Content Marketing Specialist/Editor-in-Chief

How does the company support your career growth?

What makes someone successful on my team, is having an entrepreneurial attitude, and not waiting to be told what to do. At Wowza, we hire talented people and expect them to tell us what we should do instead. I want people who challenge status quo, speak up against the crowd, and stand strong in their convictions.

Melissa LaMonica

Chief of Staff/SVP People & Culture

What are Wowza Media Systems Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Friday and tons of snack and drinks.
Happy Hours
Parking
Free parking!
Pet Friendly
Wowza's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Fitness Subsidies
Take advantage of the discounted gym rate at Genesee Mountain Fitness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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