Revenue Accountant

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 200,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy.

The Accounting team is best in class support of our operating business. As part of this team, the Revenue Accountant will support all aspects of the revenue cycle and maintain a complete and accurate general ledger that enables robust financial reporting. 

This role will own revenue accounting for our health insurance business, partnerships and support new revenue streams. We are looking for someone who is excited to scale existing processes and systems to support Gusto’s growth, and partner with Legal, Finance and Business Development.

What it is like to Work with Gusto

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Perform monthly close activities, including the preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, and flux analysis related to revenue accounts
  • Create accounting requirements for cross-functional teams to ensure new revenue streams are properly accounted for 
  • Perform contract review and document revenue accounting treatment relating to new partnerships and products
  • Calculate and maintain ongoing partnerships revenue share agreements
  • Partner with internal teams to ensure success of business partnerships
  • Drive process improvement and scale existing workflows to support growth
  • Support external audit and ad-hoc reporting requirements

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Mix of public accounting and operational experience 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, particularly ASC 606
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Knowledge of SQL or willingness to learn

Bonus points for: 

  • Experience with NetSuite
  • CPA or progress towards one

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $82,000 – $102,000/year in Denver & most remote locations, and $100,000 – $124,000/year for San Francisco & New York. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home with us.

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Our company considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 

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