CarGurus: Revenue Analyst

Meet CarGurusthe #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, were building the worlds most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where its easy to find great deals from top-rated dealers.

Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search algorithms and innovative data analytics, we provide unbiased validation of pricing, dealer reputation and vehicle history.

The Senior Revenue Analyst is a key member of the Controllership team, who regularly reviews the company's financial transactions, sales contracts and business practices, and compiles and analyzes revenue information by ensuring that contractual arrangements are accurately reflected throughout the companys transactional systems. The role requires a deep understanding of the companys business operations, products, and accounting practices. The Senior Revenue Analyst will work closely with the Sales, Product and Pricing, and Financial Planning & Analysis teams to ensure the revenue reporting is performed accurately with the billing and accounting teams.

What You'll Do:

  • Drive detailed revenue analysis by product line and ensure accuracy of data being reported between the billing and financial reporting systems.
  • Ensure alignment of billing and invoicing processes in relation to the implementation of the new ASC 606 accounting standards
  • Prepare technical ASC 340-40 accounting analysis including capitalized commissions on a monthly basis
  • Reviews organizational billing practices to ensure invoice accuracy and alignment with revenue recognition as defined by the controllership team
  • Review revenue account reconciliations, perform detailed account analysis by product type and locations, identify account variances
  • Review reconciliation of revenue accounts including deferred revenue and accounts receivable by managing transactional data across multiple systems
  • Provide support to the monthly close process adhering to specific tasks and deadlines in reconciling revenue accounts
  • Perform weekly revenue landing assessment based on actual revenue data vs operating plan as managed by the FP&A teams
  • Assist with defining process flow for new product introduction and accurate reporting between the billing systems and financial reporting
  • Support the quarterly and annual financial statement reviews and audits by providing supporting documentation of transactions, reconciliations and other analysis
  • Perform and document monthly and quarterly SOX related controls
  • Assist with ad-hoc revenue initiative projects

Who You Are:

  • CPA - Preferred
  • Bachelor or Business Administration with concentration in Finance or Accounting; analytical experience a plus
  • 5+ years of related experience in revenue analysis; experience with revenue recognition guidance a plus
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills are required for frequent interaction with financial and non-financial management teams
  • Requires attention to detail, strong planning and organization skills, the ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience with Salesforce/NetSuite/Zuora is a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required (pivot table, VLookup, etc)
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team setting

CarGurus Culture:

At the core of our company culture is a spirit of innovation, curiosity and collaboration. True to our start-up roots, were nimble, flexible and hardworking. We have a great respect for testing and learning and a healthy aversion to scheduling meetings to discuss meetings. Lunch is catered daily. Gym membership is free. Foosball and ping pong are played often. Now a publicly-traded company, were as committed as ever to cultivating the culture that got us here.

In addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada, the UK, and Germany with other markets on the horizon. Our offices are located in Cambridge, MA, Detroit, MI and Dublin, Ireland. If youd like to learn more, please visit our careers page.