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Remote - Canada

Revenue Accountant

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Finance team builds the financial infrastructure to scale our growing company. We combine analytical and strategic thinking to develop a sound financial future for our global brand. We work closely with teams across the company, as well as with external partners.

Role Description

As Revenue Accountant, you will join a world-class revenue accounting team that consistently delivers high-quality results while maintaining a strong team culture. You will support the revenue accounting operations and play a key role in the monthly close process. This role contributes collaboratively to ensure compliance with accounting policies, procedures and internal controls. The Revenue Accountant will report to the Revenue Manager and will help drive process improvement projects as Dropbox continues to grow and evolve. This role may require light travel to the Company’s HQ in San Francisco or other locations.


  • Key contributor in the monthly and quarterly financial close, ensuring accurate and timely results are delivered to management
  • Assist in the design and scaling of revenue accounting, including revenue recognition and deferred revenue related to Dropbox products
  • Support new product launches and business initiatives by providing guidance to business teams for accounting and reporting requirements
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, monitor subledger and journal entry automations, assist with flux analyses, and contribute to the quarterly financial reporting process
  • Develop and document processes and controls, and identify opportunities for streamlining processes and increasing automation to improve the speed and efficiency of the monthly revenue close
  • Work closely with Dropbox’s IT team to implement thoughtful system improvements and automation
  • Process owner of key controls in the order-to-cash cycle; ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Support external and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
  • Assist with and manage various ad-hoc projects as needed


  • 4+ years of experience in revenue accounting; CPA a plus
  • Top performer who is willing to dive into the details and who is looking to gain experience and grow with Dropbox
  • Detail-oriented with great organizational skills, but also comfortable with ambiguity
  • Execution-focused, with the ability to take individual responsibility for delivering quality work in a timely manner
  • Experience in applying revenue accounting guidance (ASC 606) and related reporting for SaaS companies a plus
  • Comfortable with large data sets and intermediate Excel functions; experience with more powerful database and query tools is a plus


Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage*
  • Retirement Savings through a defined contribution pension or savings plan**
  • Dropbox provides a Flexible PTO Policy in addition to your statutory holidays allowing you to unplug, unwind, and refresh
  • Dropbox also provides exclusive additional paid time off for all FTE employees across the Globe, in addition to any relevant statutory holidays
  • Protection Plans including Life and Disability Insurance*
  • A Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Fertility Benefits, Adoptions and Surrogacy support, and Lactation support 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.
*Where group plans are not available, allowances are provided
**Benefit, amount, and type are dependent on geographical location, based upon applicable law or company policy


Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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Our Finance team builds the financial infrastructure to scale our growing company. We combine analytical and strategic thinking to develop a sound financial future for our global brand. We work closely with teams across the company, as well as with external partners.