Accounting Manager, Revenue Recognition

ICF - Fairfax, VA (30+ days ago)3.5

ICF is currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, results-oriented Manager of Revenue Recognition. We are looking for an energetic, team player with a strong background in revenue recognition gained through public and corporate accounting experiences to lead the revenue accounting operations & revenue close process. ICF is an excellent, fast paced working environment where you will have an opportunity to work across dynamic teams throughout the company.

The individual will manage a team of senior associates responsible for ensuring that revenue is recognized in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and overseeing the SOX process and controls over revenue recognition. The Manager will also provide support on due diligence activities related to acquisitions and integration of acquired companies and is expected to quickly get up to speed on the entire revenue cycle process. This position is full-time and based at ICF’s Headquarters office in Fairfax, VA.

Key Responsibilities:
Participate in monthly revenue meetings and review of monthly revenue which consists of analytical review of monthly revenue trends.

Lead technical research on complex revenue accounting issues. Prepare, maintain and review supporting revenue accounting documentation, including revenue accounting checklists, position papers and spreadsheets for all new and existing projects.

Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and develop/refine revenue accounting processed and procedures with a focus on continuous improvements.

Work closely with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance of quarterly revenue accounting and facilitate year-end financial audit request.

Lead departmental-wide process improvement initiatives and proactively recommend changes to continuously improve revenue accounting practices.

Work with Director of Revenue to implement company-wide revenue accounting policies and practices to ensure compliance with ASC 606.

Direct and oversee the Revenue team, which includes execution of monthly revenue close, ensuring accurate results are delivered on time for reporting in accordance with ASC 606.

Provide leadership across Revenue Department to grow and mentor through internal trainings both formal and informal and provide training to staff and internal clients on various processes.

Liaison with key business partners on polices, processes and programs, for example, Operations, FP&A, Billing,, IT, AR, Tax, SEC and Financial Reporting to coordinate, prepare, review, and advise on all aspects of revenue recognition.


Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or related degree from an accredited university
Minimum of 8 years of related experience with accounting and financial reporting, preferably working with government contractors or a global public company; with at least 3 years of supervisory experience required. Experience requirement may be reduced by a mixture of experience or relevant certifications.

Experience at a public company in revenue team is required

Knowledge of ASC606 principles

Detail oriented and strong documentation skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently

Proven managerial and leadership skills

Experience dealing with complex revenue arrangements; ability to intercept complex accounting transactions and apply them to appropriate authoritative guidance.

Excellent inter-personal skills required

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Active CPA preferred
MBA preferred but not required

Experience in revenue recognition for various contract types (CPxF, T&M, FPLOE and FP)

2-3 years pf public accounting experience from a large national firm strongly preferred.

Experience with major ERP system required (Oracle, SAP, Netsuite, Deltek/Costpoint)

SOX process experience

Experience with mergers and acquisitions

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Primary Location : United States-Virginia-Fairfax