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Senior Accountant

Job Number: R0002265 Posted On: 05/11/2023 Location: St. Petersburg, Florida Additional Locations: Remote - USA, United States of America
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Why Catalina? Catalina delivers omni-channel solutions to our customers with a long-standing history of rich data assets, but our greatest asset is our people.   Our guiding principles set the stage for winning in the markets we serve, and our potential is powerful.   When you join the Catalina team, you will be part of an inclusive environment that embraces flexibility, community involvement, work-life balance as well as opportunities to grow professionally.

Our Team

At Catalina, the innovative spirit that has been part of our DNA for over 30 years is what we look for in the talented people we hire. Reporting to the Accounting & Financial Reporting Manager, the Senior Accountant serves as a unique opportunity to interact with key executives and gain exposure to the Finance Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will be a part of a high-performing team, lead, and take ownership of their responsibilities while ensuring accurate and timely completion of company reporting requirements. They should collaborate across functions, explore new ways of working, and support process improvements to increase efficiency.


  • Efficiently and accurately close the books for Domestic entities, including preparing journal entries and supporting schedules.

  • Directly responsible for tracking, recording, and paying Retailer and 3rd Party Revenue Share.

  • Establish and refine processes related to new Product Offerings to ensure the accuracy of revenue and direct costs entries in accordance with US GAAP.

  • Own capital process which includes creating and maintaining capital projects from a financial standpoint and working with Tech partners for compliance.

  • Work as liaison between Finance and Sales to resolve issues and support the team to achieve the goals of the Company.

  • Conduct and document independent research using either US GAAP or Catalina Accounting Policies for technical accounting considerations.

  • Prepare variance analyses for monthly trial balance review meetings and actual vs. forecast meetings.

  • Demonstrate attention to detail in both preparation and review of accounting workpapers and account reconciliations, identifying any misstatements as the initial step in the review process.

  • Design, maintain, and ensure continual adherence to accounting policies and procedures.

  • Consistently work towards improving personal organizational and time management skills to maximize efficiency and productivity.

  • Assist in the implementation of any new FASB accounting pronouncements.

  • Provide suggestions and advice for our standard processes, challenge current procedures, and propose enhancements from the perspective of process improvement or error rectification.

  • Assist with external audits by conducting audit PBCs and ad hoc requests, as needed.

  • Provide insight and review on the work of Accountant I/IIs and collaborate with them to implement improvements in their journals, adding value to the team.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance

  • A minimum of 4 years accounting experience required.

  • Understanding of full cycle financial statement audits and/or SOC examinations

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting standards

  • Strong IT skills and exposure to ERP systems required.

  • Familiarity with the laws, regulations, policies, and standards described above, including prevailing best practices and techniques.

  • Ability to analyze complex situations and make sound judgements.

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, critical thinking, and analytical skills

  • Adept at prioritization and sense of urgency

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Prior exposure/usage of Workday and Hyperion

  • CPA (active- strongly preferred) and/or CISA

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Prior SOC exposure and experience

  • Multinational company experience

  • Familiarity with digital advertising landscape

About Catalina

Catalina is a recognized leader in highly targeted, personalized digital media that drives, tracks and measures sales lift for leading CPG retailers and brands. Powered by the most extensive shopper database in the world, Catalina's mobile, online and in-store networks personalize the consumer's path to purchase, delivering $7.9 billion in relevant consumer value each year. Catalina has no higher priority than ensuring the privacy and security of the data entrusted to us and maintaining the consumer trust paramount to the continued success of our business partners and Catalina. Based in St. Petersburg, FL, Catalina has operations in the United States, Europe and Japan. To learn more, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Catalina.

Diversity, Inclusion + Belongingness

Catalina is committed to investing in, empowering, and retaining a more inclusive community within our company.   We are dedicated to hiring and cultivating diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has a seat at the table and a voice to be heard.  Our goal is to ensure that all our talented professionals are equipped with support, resources, and the opportunity to excel.

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subjected to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.



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