Senior Analyst, Revenue Accountant
PNW Search Consultants - Portland, OR

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About the Job

The Senior Analyst, Revenue Accounting supports the high-impact areas of financial analysis related to revenue, deferred revenue, accounts receivable and customers. Additionally, this role ensures the revenue related to software contracts is structured and entered according to relevant accounting guidance. Other duties will include internal control / process reviews and special projects.

Responsibility Overview:
Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and monthly/quarterly revenue and cash forecasts
Conduct budget to actual variance analysis and forecasting analysis
Apply proper revenue recognition to sales transaction in accordance with relevant generally accepted accounting principles including SOP 97-2, SAB 104, EITF 00-03 and EITF 00-21 Note: these items can be learned on the job

Properly record and analyze revenue and deferred revenue
Interpret customer contracts and summarize financial terms
Provide guidance to accounting staff for inputting proper data into contract management and billing system, as well as inputting data in periods of high volume
Assist with the calculation and reporting of sales commissions
Assist with various accounting and financial projects as needed
Understand internal control processes and identify process improvements

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • 2-3 years of finance and/or accounting experience with track of promotion
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong analytical ability & “outside of the box” thinker
  • High impact and motivated with the ability to multitask and advance within the organization
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools including Access, Word and PowerPoint
  • Awareness of accounting systems