Revenue Accountant
Yahoo! Inc. 196 reviews - Omaha, NE

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Position Title: Revenue Accountant - future opportunity

Location: Omaha, NE

Candidate will be part of the Americas controllership team ensuring
that all Americas revenue is appropriately accounted for. The ideal
candidate must have experience with revenue accounting and general
ledger accounting. This role requires the candidate to have excellent
technical skills and to be experienced in strategic and analytical
thinking with a firm emphasis on attention to detail. Ability to work
and communicate clearly with various groups and staff/management of all

Job Responsibilities:
  • Compile and record necessary monthly revenue and deferred revenue journal entries
  • Perform monthly bad debt analysis and record related journal entries, as necessary
  • Prepare monthly rollforward schedules, account reconciliations, and other month-end requirements of general ledger accounts
  • Work closely with various finance teams and operations teams to
ensure that related balance sheet accounts and revenue are recorded
accurately and completely

  • Perform account research in Oracle
  • Fulfill external audit and SOX compliance requests
  • Gaining in-depth knowledge of the Yahoo! products and financial terms of revenue contracts
  • Ensure accurate revenue recognition
  • Preparing month end and quarter end reporting for corporate and in-house management
  • Assisting management as required on ad hoc tasks and projects
Minimum Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of revenue recognition accounting pronouncements (e.g. SAB 101/104, EITF 00-21, EITF 99-19 and EITF 01-9, etc)
Preferable Job Qualifications:
  • CPA desired
  • Big 4 accounting experience a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills required
  • Able to work independently as well as with cross functional groups
  • Strong verbal and written skills along with good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Oracle 11i preferred
  • Hyperion Essbase experience a plus

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