Lead Revenue Accountant in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/31/2020

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Job Description

REVENUE ACCOUNTANTS with large publicly traded company - 3 positions open!

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for experienced professionals. Our large publicly traded client has an immediate opportunities for Revenue Accountants, so don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the accounting / finance industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If you are an experienced Revenue Accountant, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

What You'll Bring

Skills particularly important to success are:

  • Understands theory and application of relevant revenue recognition accounting literature
  • Ability to research and understand technical details with ability to interpret and present in lay terms to non-technical finance and other business partners
  • Confidence, good judgment, energy, and personality to work in a dynamic, multi-business unit environment across all levels of management and across business units and functions
  • Strong end-to-end process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence people indirectly and work with people in multi-functional roles
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, time prioritization and risk assessment
  • Bachelors' degree in Finance/Accounting with minimum of 5 years' post-graduate experience, or equivalent experience; CPA/MBA highly desirable
  • Professional skepticism and a testing/validation mindset. Background in public accounting or internal audit is a plus.
  • Strong PC, worksheet and word processing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, presentation and influencing skills, including the ability to elevate issues to the right level internally and externally to resolve
  • Strong PC, worksheet and word processing skills
  • Working knowledge of Oracle R12, Siebel/BRM and Business Objects a plus

How You Will Lead

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and enforcing the Company's revenue recognition policy, developing new positions and interpretations as needed.
  • Responsible for technical accounting research.
  • Clearly articulates point of view regarding revenue issues and works with stakeholders to resolve, with transparency throughout all levels in the Intuit organization.
  • Stay current on evolving Accounting Standards pronouncements and updates under prevailing regulatory bodies (FASB, SEC), incorporating into current Company policy, as necessary.
  • Applies professional skepticism and an inquisitive approach to review and analyze the appropriateness and reasonableness of underlying revenue accounting principles.
  • Implement and maintain the required process and internal control environment and perform control procedures to ensure compliance with Company policy.
  • Establish controls necessary to ensure that revenue forecasts, deferred revenue balances and revenue accounting execution are compliant with Company policy and GAAP.
  • Develop training and outreach programs and delivers this training to business unit and functional team leaders.
  • Comfortable working with cross functional team and actively consults with product management, sales, and marketing personnel to ensure revenue recognition timing and process implications are understood for each offering.
  • Ensure the proper accounting treatment for all product and service offerings is documented and that related accounts are properly prepared, reviewed, and substantiated.
  • Streamline systems and reporting tools to ensure efficient and accurate recording and proper classification of revenue.
  • Participate in revenue recognition due diligence activities related to potential acquisitions.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar field
  • CPA preferred
  • Mix of Public Accounting and Public company experience is a BIG Plus
  • 5-8 years of experience