Sr. Accountant

Finance United States Austin, Texas Mountain View, California Glendale, California Los Angeles, California


​​About LegalZoom

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions.


Since March 2020, our Zoomers have worked remotely and reported an overall better work-life balance with more time for family and personal wellness.

At the end of 2021, LegalZoom made the official commitment to being a remote-first company. Remote-first means that there is no expectation that Zoomers come into an office for a fixed number of days outside of those employees identified as essential onsite workers. While we remain a remote-first culture, our local offices have evolved as collaboration spaces for Zoomers to meet and engage in person.

This position will be (SF Bay Area, LA Metro, and Austin Metro office location/s).


LegalZoom is the nation’s leading provider of personalized, online legal solutions and legal documents for small businesses and families.  We are a high-growth, fast-paced company, with a mission to disrupt the legal industry by bringing great legal help to people at a reasonable price.  We believe in hard work, passion for what we do and how we deliver, and innovation in all areas of the organization.

As part of this dynamic team, the global Finance team is seeking an experienced accounting professional who is familiar with a variety of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.  We seek an individual who embraces challenges and can rely on his/her experience, educational background and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

The Senior Accountant, Accounting & Consolidation, will be responsible for performing accurate processing of accounting transactions and related internal controls. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, strong communicator, and a great coach to develop our accounting staff. We are looking for a CPA with strong understanding of the Technology industry, US GAAP, internal controls with strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

You will

        Report to the Senior Manager, Accounting & Consolidation

        Provide ownership and/or oversight over the following areas of accounting including: expense, accruals, prepaid expense, fixed asset ledger, internal-use capitalized software, cash transactions, consolidation and intercompany reporting

        Prepare or review journal entries as part of monthly close reviews

        Responsible for reconciling and reviewing balance sheet accounts

        Prepare and review internal financial reports and/or ancillary reports; provide commentary and explanations

        Analyze and comment on monthly, quarterly, annual variances within income statement and balance sheet line items

        Assist in the review and documentation of internal control and provide recommendations for improvement or automation where necessary

        Assist in strengthening the month-end process complete with a close calendar

        Ability to interact and work with our business units to determine proper accounting treatment for various transactions

        Ability to work with external auditors and support financial statement, tax and other audits, as necessary

        Assist with adhoc reports and requests from the business

You have

        3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in public accounting or eCommerce

        CPA is preferable

        Strong experience with SOX controls including account reconciliations and documentation

        Experience with ERPs, preferred Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Solutions (FCCS)

        Must be proficient in Microsoft office including advanced in Excel, and PowerPivot knowledge preferred

        Ability to comprehend new technical accounting standards and apply to areas of ownership

        Strong documentation and communication skills

        Critical thinker and change agent to help make a difference

        Ability to work with minimal supervision

        Collaboration and ability to work within a team environment

        Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment and manage time and prioritize multiple deliverables.

        Remote Employees should confirm that the internet service available has adequate bandwidth to support all work processes.


LegalZoom is a remote-first company and the national range for this role is ($66,200- $92,400). Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: geographic location, work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. In addition, an annual bonus, incentive bonus and/or restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package. You will also receive a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits as seen below.

  Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  401k, With Matching Contributions

  Paid Time Off

  Health Savings Account (HSA)

  Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance

  Plus other wellness benefits to include:


  Mental Health

  One Medical

  Fringe lifestyle benefits up to $250


Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.