Remote Revenue Accountant (Contract)

Vaco Resources

Georgia

United States

Accounting
(No Timezone Provided)

Updated 9-8-21

Vaco Atlanta is seeking a revenue accountant for a great client of ours in Sandy Springs. This position will be 100% remote. Our client is looking for a degreed accountant with 3+ years of accounting experience as relates to billing, AR and revenue recognition (including deferred revenues). This role is contract at a targeted $40 an hour rate (plus or minus depending on experience).

The Revenue Accountant is an individual contributor on the Revenue Team reporting to the Revenue Manager. He/she will be responsible for the review of new bookings, invoice creation, revenue recognition and management of deferred revenues in accordance with GAAP principles and company policies. The position works closely and collaboratively with the Sales, Services, and Operations departments, as well as other Finance team members.

Responsibilities:

* Responsible for the management of the billing and revenue recognition of assigned accounts and product lines for multiple entities in accordance with Company policy and GAAP principles
* Management of deferred revenues; including initial billing and monthly amortization
* Maintain deferred revenue schedules for multiple revenue sources
* Prepare monthly revenue deferral entries, account reconciliations, and revenue reports
* Reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts
* Ensure efficient and timely invoice processing, cash applications, receivables collection, and revenue reporting and analysis
* Monitor, follow up and collect outstanding customer balances
* Respond to billing inquiries, reconcile discrepancies and initiate billing corrections as required
* Set-up and maintenance of customer contracts and agreements in accounting system in accordance with contractual terms
* Assist with annual external audit including preparation of schedules and account reconciliations, and providing necessary documentation
* Lead and participate in cross-functional teams formed to address business process improvements
* Support and maintain strong internal controls
* Review customer contracts to ensure revenue recognition is recognized in accordance with the company's policies and U.S. GAAP

Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting or finance required, with at least 3 years work experience
* Hands on experience in the quote to cash process; including order review, invoicing, deferral management, accruals/amortization entries, and reconciliations
* Familiarity in applying revenue recognition principles related to software, service contracts, and multiple element deliverables
* Proficient user in Microsoft Excel and Salesforce.com applications
* Operational experience with the NetSuite accounting system, or another similar major ERP system a plus
* Experience with Softshare desired
* Software / technology experience highly preferred
* Strong commitment to internal and external customer service
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent analytical skills, organizational skills, and acute attention to detail
* Team player with focus on partnering to achieve results
* Strong track record of implementing process improvements
* Flexibility, positive attitude, enthusiasm, and great problem solving skills.
* Ability to multitask in a fast pace environment.

Remote Revenue Accountant (Contract)

Vaco Resources

Georgia

United States

Accounting

(No Timezone Provided)

Updated 9-8-21

Vaco Atlanta is seeking a revenue accountant for a great client of ours in Sandy Springs. This position will be 100% remote. Our client is looking for a degreed accountant with 3+ years of accounting experience as relates to billing, AR and revenue recognition (including deferred revenues). This role is contract at a targeted $40 an hour rate (plus or minus depending on experience).

The Revenue Accountant is an individual contributor on the Revenue Team reporting to the Revenue Manager. He/she will be responsible for the review of new bookings, invoice creation, revenue recognition and management of deferred revenues in accordance with GAAP principles and company policies. The position works closely and collaboratively with the Sales, Services, and Operations departments, as well as other Finance team members.

Responsibilities:

* Responsible for the management of the billing and revenue recognition of assigned accounts and product lines for multiple entities in accordance with Company policy and GAAP principles
* Management of deferred revenues; including initial billing and monthly amortization
* Maintain deferred revenue schedules for multiple revenue sources
* Prepare monthly revenue deferral entries, account reconciliations, and revenue reports
* Reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts
* Ensure efficient and timely invoice processing, cash applications, receivables collection, and revenue reporting and analysis
* Monitor, follow up and collect outstanding customer balances
* Respond to billing inquiries, reconcile discrepancies and initiate billing corrections as required
* Set-up and maintenance of customer contracts and agreements in accounting system in accordance with contractual terms
* Assist with annual external audit including preparation of schedules and account reconciliations, and providing necessary documentation
* Lead and participate in cross-functional teams formed to address business process improvements
* Support and maintain strong internal controls
* Review customer contracts to ensure revenue recognition is recognized in accordance with the company's policies and U.S. GAAP

Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting or finance required, with at least 3 years work experience
* Hands on experience in the quote to cash process; including order review, invoicing, deferral management, accruals/amortization entries, and reconciliations
* Familiarity in applying revenue recognition principles related to software, service contracts, and multiple element deliverables
* Proficient user in Microsoft Excel and Salesforce.com applications
* Operational experience with the NetSuite accounting system, or another similar major ERP system a plus
* Experience with Softshare desired
* Software / technology experience highly preferred
* Strong commitment to internal and external customer service
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent analytical skills, organizational skills, and acute attention to detail
* Team player with focus on partnering to achieve results
* Strong track record of implementing process improvements
* Flexibility, positive attitude, enthusiasm, and great problem solving skills.
* Ability to multitask in a fast pace environment.