Revenue Accountant

HireBetter - Austin, TX

The Role: Revenue Accountant

Location: Austin, TX

The Company

HireBetter has been retained by a rapidly growing SaaS company to lead their search for a Revenue Accountant.

The Role

Reporting to the Controller, the successful candidate will support all aspects of the revenue cycle within the organization. This position has specific responsibilities in revenue related processes within the organization, including day to day revenue recognition and accounting functions, performing monthly close processes, fulfilling interdepartmental reporting requests, maintaining an effective control environment as well as coordinating with external auditors.

Review customer contracts, addendums and modifications to determine proper accounting
Maintain the organization’ s accounting policies/procedures in connection with software revenue recognition, including the adoption of ASC 606 and support the audit of related internal controls
Monitor industry/regulatory changes with respect to revenue recognition, and develop new processes and policies to ensure effective compliance
Perform research on accounting issues, collaborate with the sales team and present and implement recommendations that will facilitate operational efficiency and effective compliance
Lead the implementation of the revenue accounting software, including the development of internal/external reporting requirements
Collaborate with legal, sales, operations and finance to evaluate new licensing or subscription models; evaluate impacts to revenue recognition and communicate key risks to management
Prepare monthly and quarterly deferred revenue reconciliation and prepare journal entries to support monthly close activities
Support certain other accounting areas that are directly impacted by revenue, such as accounts receivable, sales, commissions and royalties
Assist professional services program managers with project management and milestone billing including the review of project reports for proper billing and revenue recognition
Support external auditors and respond to requests for reporting and analysis, ensuring that the information is accurate and provided in a timely manner
Collaborate with the financial planning and analysis team to produce revenue forecasts
Perform other duties and projects as assigned to support the business
Prepare ad-hoc reporting requests from Controller and/or CFO

Undergraduate degree in accounting
Minimum of 2 years of accounting and financial reporting experience
Experience within a SaaS company setting a plus
NetSuite software experience required
Strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills and thorough understanding of GAAP in the area of revenue recognition in a software and/or services environment
Advanced Excel skills (e.g. - pivot tables, VLOOKUPS) and proficiency in MS Office Suite
Reputation of teamwork and collaboration