• Competitive
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 19 Nov 17

Sr. Revenue Accountant

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

The Senior Revenue Accountant will work under the direction of their immediate manager to review sales contracts and record related revenue and expenses, ensuring compliance with revenue and cost recognition policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all contracts are reviewed for revenue recognition compliance in accordance with US GAAP (ASC606 and ASC605)
  • Maintain 2 sets of books in 2018 and 2019 for assigned Business Units/Line of Business
  • Review "Proof of Delivery" (POD) and Customer Acceptance documentation and follow up to ensure clean documentation is obtained for audit purpose
  • Calculate "percentage of completion" (POC) revenues based on reports from Financial Force (time tracking system used by MA consultants)
  • Record monthly journal entries for revenue accruals or other adjustments in RevPro (revenue subledger) and PeopleSoft (general ledger)
  • Design and review accounting reports to effectively detect booking errors either from system-generated or user-entered entries and book correcting entries by the close deadline
  • Compile accounting reports and account reconciliation files in a timely manner, based on general and sub ledger queries or Hyperion reports
  • Comment on the monthly Revenue Analytics and deferred revenue reconciliation files for assigned business units/geographies
  • Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of US GAAP and (if applicable) IFRS revenue and deferred revenue accounts
  • Proactively seek opportunities for process improvements
  • Ensure all SOX key controls are performed in a timely manner
  • Other ad-hoc projects, such as system enhancement/conversion testing, or ad-hoc reporting requests


Accounting & Finance

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years accounting experience with hands-on month-end close experience (preferably in a large multi-national company)
  • Working knowledge about US GAAP in the area of revenue recognition
  • Ability to understand legal contracts and determine the proper revenue recognition
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing environment, while taking the initiative, staying organized and motivated, and maintaining excellent follow up, is required
  • Experience with financial systems (preferably PeopleSoft, including Contracts module) is a plus
  • High competency in Excel and extremely comfortable with working with large volume of data
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving skills, and attention to details


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