Sr. Accountant

Irvine, CA
General & Administrative – Accounting /
Full-time /

Viant is looking for a Sr. Accountant. This role is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team at a leading and growing digital advertising technology company operating in a fast-paced industry. This role would be heavily involved in certain aspects of the financial close improvement process involving large data sets. This role will support Accounting Management with certain aspects of the financial close process and collaborate daily with other general ledger team members to strategize and tackle the coordination of the monthly financial close, internal and external audit requests, process improvement projects, and other various internal reporting and ad hoc requests as needed.


    • Accountable for certain aspects of the monthly financial close process and corresponding deadlines
    • Prepare and perform financial statement flux analysis for assigned areas
    • Coordinate and collaborate efficiently with other general ledger staff, finance, and other accounting personnel
    • Leverage and research accounting pronouncements, as directed
    • Prepare support for external auditors
    • Preparation of journal entries for accounting matters that require a senior accountant level skillset
    • Prepare accurate and quality balance sheet reconciliations monthly
    • Works closely with the Accounting Supervisor and Manager to maintain appropriate internal controls over certain aspects of accounting transaction processing and reporting, as directed
    • Facilitate process improvements and efficiencies in the financial close process, as directed
    • Utilize advanced Excel functions and Power Query to manipulate and analyze large datasets efficiently 
    • Work cross-functionally with other teams such as operations to streamline accounting processes, as directed
    • Assist with special projects, as needed


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field
    • 3+ years relevant Accounting experience
    • CPA preferred (In process or Active)
    • Solid knowledge of accounting and GAAP
    • Big 4/regional firm audit/assurance experience preferred or a mix of public and private experience
    • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, including advanced functions (e.g., XLOOKUP, PivotTables, Macros)
    • Proficiency in other process improvement tools such as Power Query or Power BI for data extraction, transformation, and output
    • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations
    • Strong attention to detail and high-level of accuracy
    • Able to handle extremely sensitive information requiring the utmost discretion and confidentiality
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills


    • Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) is a leading advertising software company that enables marketers to plan, execute and measure omnichannel ad campaigns through a cloud-based platform. Viant’s self-service Demand Side Platform, Viant DSP, powers programmatic advertising across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio, gaming and digital out-of-home channels. In 2022, Viant was recognized as a Leader in the DSP category, earned Great Place to Work® certification and Co-Founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook were named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year. To learn more, please visit


    • Investing in our employee’s professional growth is important to us, but so is investing in their well-being. That’s why Viant was voted one of the best places to work and some of our favorite employee benefits include fully paid health insurance, paid parental leave and unlimited PTO and more. 
$90,000 - $105,000 a year
In accordance with California law, the range provided is Viant’s reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role.  Final title and compensation for the position will be based on several factors including work experience and education.
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About Viant

Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) is a leading people-based advertising technology company that enables marketers to plan, execute and measure omnichannel ad campaigns through a cloud-based platform. Viant’s self-service demand side platform (“DSP”) powers programmatic advertising across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio, gaming and digital out-of-home channels. As an organization committed to sustainability, Viant’s Adricity® carbon reduction program helps clients achieve their sustainability goals. In 2023, Viant was recognized by G2 as a Leader in the DSP category and as the Best Software in Marketing & Advertising, earned Great Place to Work® certification, and became a founding member of Ad Net Zero. Viant’s Co-Founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook were also recently named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year. 
Based in Irvine, CA, Viant has more than 334 employees in 10 offices around the U.S.  To learn more, please visit

Viant is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.  Viant prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees or applicants based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, reproductive health decision making, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military status, veteran status, uniformed service member status, sexual orientation, transgender identity, citizenship status, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  Viant also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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