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Senior Accountant

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Senior Accountant

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is a new position supporting the growth of Bungie and the rapidly-evolving accounting function. In this role, you will have primary responsibility for various monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting and closing tasks, ad-hoc project work, and other areas as needed.

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely.


  • Responsibility for recording monthly platform revenue estimates as well as a reconciliation to subsequent royalty reporting in accordance with ASC 606 accounting principles
  • Recording of staffing cost allocations to ensure proper project cost attribution on a monthly basis
  • Deferral and recognition of revenues and expenses in accordance with contract terms
  • Actively training on and supporting the implementation of a new ERP system to improve and automate Bungie’s accounting and close processes
  • Creation of process documentation during and post- ERP implementation as well as supporting the identification and testing of key controls within various business processes
  • Timely and accurate recording of capitalized software journal entries to ensure proper development expense recognition
  • Perform accurate and timely assigned reconciliations as part of monthly accounting close cycle for a variety of standard and non-standard transactions
  • Create accurate and useful financial reporting based on evolving business needs and Finance/Company goals
  • Research and recommendations around applicable new GAAP and tax compliance issues
  • Support financial statement and other audit engagements in ensuring compliance with internal and external requirements
  • Assist with maintaining multi-state tax provision schedules and tax to book reconciliations
  • Ensure tax, business, and regulatory filings are scheduled and completed timely
  • Cross-train on and back up of various processes within the accounting function
  • Accounting and tax/regulatory filings for Bungie’s non-profit entity
  • Assist with equity incentive program tracking and tasks
  • Other ad hoc projects as required

Required Skills

  • Relevant and progressive work experience
  • Strong GAAP and tax knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Detail-oriented, analytical and obsessed with accuracy
  • Ability to take initiative and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well independently on complex and ambiguous tasks within a small team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Customer service oriented in all internal and external interactions

Nice To Have Skills

  • Bachelor's degree
  • CPA
  • Experience with Workday, MS Dynamics/Great Plains and Management Reporter, or other modern accounting ERP systems
  • Experience with systems implementation
  • Broad experience in accounting function beyond G/L, including payroll, accounts payable and equity management
  • Knowledgeable about the games industry

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