Senior Revenue Analyst in San Francisco, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2142338

Senior Revenue Analyst
San Francisco, CA

Our client is looking for a Senior Revenue Analyst to support the adoption of ASC 606 and implementation of an advanced revenue recognition tool, RevPro.

What a Day Is Like
  • Review sales arrangements to validate bookings and ensure proper recognition of revenue
  • Apply appropriate treatment of revenue recognition by identifying, documenting, and verifying areas of risk and recommending improvements under ASC 606 to improve effectiveness
  • Understand revenue recognition differences between US GAAP and IFRS
  • Support the development and documentation of accounting conclusions and associated accounting policy; reevaluate key assumptions on an as needed basis
  • Work to continuously improve accounting and reporting processes, improve system efficiencies and help streamline/automate procedures
  • Build relationships and liaise across business groups including finance, sales, sales ops and legal
  • Perform month/quarter/annual close activities which include flux analysis, calculating metrics, preparing journal entries, performing account reconciliation, preparing reports and resolving issues as needed
  • Prepare journal entries, reconciliations and supporting schedules related to revenue; support month end close
  • Work with FP&A and M&A to provide support on special requests, developing new financial schedules and management reporting as needed
  • Help with and implement processes for special projects as needed
  • Support external audit readiness and requests as required

You're perfect for this role if you:

You have technical and practical knowledge of revenue recognition accounting standards ASC 605 and ASC 606 a plus. You have experience with RevPro revenue automation software or Netsuite ERP also a plus.

You Also Have
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related
  • Experience at an enterprise software company with both product and service revenue; SaaS/subscription highly desirable.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience
  • An ability to efficiently provide high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solver, detailed oriented and appreciation for accuracy
  • Very strong attention to detail and a passion for digging into processes to better understand them and communicate the big picture
  • Ability to communicate complex scenarios and topics in a clear and ingestible manner
  • Ability to research and apply applicable accounting guidance
  • Proven ability to identify inefficiencies, re-engineer processes, prepare an action plan, and execute
  • Accountable and able to work independently to achieve deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills required / Google Doc skills a plus
  • Comfortable working across global time zones

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