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Senior Revenue Accountant in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client located in New York City is adding a Senior Revenue Accountant to the team.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for coordinating world-wide revenue month end close, including journal entries, reconciliations and revenue recognition schedules using NetSuite's Accounting system. Ensure accurate revenue recognition in accordance with GAAP
  • Analyze, identify and resolve related Cost issues/exposures. Ensure revenue and related costs align
  • Manage Deferral of Revenue ensuring process is correct and in compliance with GAAP and reporting numbers are accurate
  • Serve as a technical reference for the sales, legal, and finance teams during contract negotiations by analyzing the impact of contract terms, documenting significant terms and accounting conclusions in accordance with ASC 606 for revenue recognition, and offering alternative structures where needed
  • Develop an appropriate control environment surrounding revenue recognition and implement process improvements for better efficiency and timeliness of reporting
  • Research specific revenue recognition topics and summarize conclusions
  • Perform GL account analysis and provide explanations on variances
  • Assist Director of Accounting in the design and implementation of accounting processes that support organization initiatives and proper back-end accounting and controls
  • Assist in external audit with Revenue related requests
  • Other accounting and close responsibilities as deemed appropriate

Requirements for the position include:

  • Experience with new ASC-606 "Revenue from Contracts with Customers"; Advanced knowledge and experience with revenue accounting rules and practices
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting 4-7 years of experience in field; CPA certification a plus
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently under tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Computer skills: proficiency in MS Excel, Accounting Software packages such as NetSuite
  • Excellent business acumen with ability to deal with ambiguity. Effective skills and ability to understand and present data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently.
  • Detailed-oriented, organized approach to performing and reviewing work.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels of a global organization and manage relationships with external parties.
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish objectives with minimal direction, exercising creativity, initiative and good business judgment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to speak and coordinate with individuals across multiple functions within the business in completion of assigned responsibilities